Leviticus

How does isolation fit in a Biblical worldview?

I live in California. The governor just ordered a shelter in place because of the coronavirus. What does ancient Jewish wisdom say about what to do about sick people in society? John M. Dear John, While this is not the right venue for us to answer your question comprehensively, we thought that you and others …

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Cows or Corvettes?

In late 1964, after five years of construction, the Verrazano Bridge connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island opened to traffic.  It was made of steel and was then the longest suspension bridge in the world.  In order to prevent corrosion from the sea air, it is painted, using about 12,000 gallons of paint.  Since rust would …

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