Your Car is Telling Me Things <br> Parshat Terumah 5780

It took Sam Goldstein forty-three years to buy his Mercedes-Benz AMG GT-R. It’s not that the waitlist was that long, the waitlist was only six months, but it took Sam that long to get to the place where he could drop $200,000 on a car and not feel the pinch. The car wasn’t very practical, […]

The Music in My Operating Room <br> Parshat Mishpatim 5780

An operating room can be a pretty tense and chaotic place, which is why it is no surprise that about 70% of surgeons prefer to have music playing while they operate. Already in the early 1900’s, a Pennsylvania surgeon wrote of the benefits of bringing a phonograph into the room, but that was before anesthesia […]

The Golden Voice, the Golden Ticket? <br> Parshat Yitro 5780

“Got some spare change?” “Hey man, have a quarter to spare?” “Some change to help me get a meal?” You could hear those words a million times a day throughout the US, but only in one place would you hear this response: “No problem, but can you say something for me?” However at the corner […]

Chasing Mystical Vortices <br> Parshat Beshalach 5780

If you want to have a great family experience with inordinate amounts of fun for children, you might want to head on down to Disneyworld. Each year, fifty two million people, mostly families with small children, visit this Mecca of Fun, making it the most visited attraction in the world. The Orlando area, which boasts […]