Burn Baby, Burn <br> Parshat Vayechi 5779

It all started with some bad rubber. On July 23rd, a couple was towing their Grey Wolf Select RV trailer down California’s Route 299 when one of the tires blew out. There was nowhere for them to pull off; the thin roadway was surrounded by deep gullies, so they continued down the road, looking for […]

The Nuclear Reactor in the Backyard <br> Parshat Vayigash

Becoming an Eagle Scout, the highest-level Boy Scout, is much like stamp collecting, except that you have to do particular tasks to collect those stamps, or merit badges as they are called in Eagle-speak. There are over a hundred different areas of interest in which you can earn a badge, ranging from bugling, to dentistry, […]

The Layaway Angels <br> Parshat Mikeitz/Chanukah

It doesn’t look like we’ll be having snow angels this Chanukah in our area, but instead we got a different kind of angel, the layaway angel. Like so many good things, layaway angels got their start in the great state of Michigan. But now they are sweeping the nation, with layaway angel reports coming in […]