It’s all About Communication <br> Parshat Bereishit 5780

There is a time in every baby’s life when they are smart enough to want to communicate with the outside world, but not smart enough to communicate with the outside world. This creates enormously vexing situations. Lil’ baby Numzi wants to drink wine from Daddy’s big shiny Kiddush cup, she makes clear motions indicating her […]

Do You Have a Security Blanket? <br> Parshat Ha’azinu/Sukkot 5780

The end of 1918 and the beginning of 1919 was a pretty good time for most of the world. For four years, the Great War had ravaged the European continent, leading to the death of close to twenty million people, and the injury of many more. On top of that, the Spanish Flu pandemic of […]

The Robots are Coming for Your Job! <br> Parshat Vayelech/ Yom Kippur 5780

It’s here. I knew it was coming, and I had been on the lookout for it for years, but when it finally showed up, it looked nothing like what I was expecting. What I’m talking about of course is the fully automatic hamburger maker. The machine that takes your order, makes your burger to machine […]