Getting Lost in the Weeds <br> Parshat Bo 5780

When we think of the earliest explorers of our fledgling country, we tend to think of rugged adventurers of the Daniel Boone genre, people who would kill a bear with their bare hands and then eat its raw flesh for dinner, feeding the leftover scraps to their pet wolves. Unbeknownst to many is the fact […]

Science and Religion Together Forever! <br> Parshat Va’eira 5780

We have been conditioned to believe that there is an inherent conflict between science and religion and that one has to choose between being a Man of Science or a Man of God. We see it in lawsuits launched by scientists suing the Kansas Board of Ed for including intelligent design in textbooks, we hear […]

Tortured by My Daughter!!!! <br> Parshat Shemot 5780

Plop. Plop. Plop. The sound is slowly driving me to the edges of madness. It is not water dripping on my head in some form of urban-myth Chinese torture. No, it is the sound of my eighteen month old daughter throwing macaroni off of her high chair one elbow at a time. Exacerbating the situation […]

Want Lower Auto Insurance? <br> Parshat Vayechi 5780

Living in Michigan comes with a lot of benefits. We have abundant fresh water all around us (we’re the only state that touches four of the Great Lakes!), and we have the longest freshwater coastline of any state in the union. We have a true four-season climate, giving us a change of ambiance every 90 […]

If it Bleeds <br> Parshat Vayigash 5780

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. Let’s do a simple equation: 1. If it bleeds, it leads. Media today is a massive business, generating hundreds of billions of dollars a year in revenues. The competition between platforms and networks is fierce, and executives know what brings the eyeballs. Try […]