Modern Art Chanukah! <br> Partshat Mikeitz/Chanukah 5780

Art Basel, according to Art Basel, is “the leading global platform connecting collectors, galleries, and artists.” The organization runs major art fairs in three cities around the world; Hong Kong, Basel (Switzerland), and Miami. Art Basel is not the place to go if you love classical art, like Rembrandt, Bruegel, or Van Dyck. It is […]

Hillary’s Gefilte Fish <br> Parshat Vayeshev 5780

Of all the tens of thousands of emails that were released from Hillary Clinton’s private email account a few years ago, the one I find most interesting has two words in the subject line: Gefilte Fish. While the subject line of the email Hillary sent on March 5, 2010, to her deputy chief of staff, […]

iHuman<br> Parshat Vayishlach 5780

April 17, 2005 John Brisbane came home from work exhausted. A full day of meeting with clients and cajoling them into taking out mortgages far larger than they could afford was more tiring than most people could ever imagine. As he closed the door to his Upper East Side condo, one thing was clear; it […]