Hebrew

Color My World

It is true that there is no specific ancient Jewish wisdom on how The Wizard of Oz and Gone with the Wind effectively ended the era of black-and-white movies when they were released in 1939.  But the Torah does teach the permanent principles of color. It even teaches why different colors impact us in different …

Color My World Read More »

Afraid? Who, Me?

Unexpected political developments can be scary.  Over the past year, Americans have been barraged by disturbing events and images on an almost daily basis.  It was really scary for people living comfortably and securely in England when they awoke on Wednesday morning, December 5th, 1914. A nation that hadn’t seen rationing or military conscription in …

Afraid? Who, Me? Read More »

The Snake that Roared

We knew a frustrated father whose 20-year-old son was enrolled for the fourth year in some go-nowhere-course at a local college while emerging from his room only for the occasional meal. The manner he displayed towards his parents was typical of that displayed by those living on charity towards their benefactors, which is to say …

The Snake that Roared Read More »

Two by Too(th)

I tossed a coin a hundred times. One of these results is real and one I just made up.  Which is which? A:  I got 48 heads, 49 tails, and 3 landed on their edge and remaining balanced upright. B:  I got 49 heads and 51 tails. If you chose ‘A’ you probably have a …

Two by Too(th) Read More »

Return to Normal?

When will things return to normal? That question got your attention, didn’t it?  Internet search engines report that this may be the most asked question during the first half of 2020.  This popular question was also asked (although not on the Internet)  after President Lincoln signed into law the first income tax in 1862. It …

Return to Normal? Read More »

Shopping Cart
X