Category archives: rants and rambles

  • {Yitro & what I learned from paying attention in class }

  • I have been attending shul/synagogue on a shabbat/sabbath morning since I was a young kid. One of the key parts of the service is the weekly Torah Readings. Moses established the custom to publicly read from the Torah every Shabbat—although the entire Torah was not necessarily completed in a yearly [...]
  • If people throw stones at you..

  • A few days ago I was feeling pretty miserable. There's always something to trigger the misery, often there's 2 or 3 things and then usually the straw that breaks the camel's back. And then off I go, regressing back to my 11 year old self, forgetting every life lesson I've learned over the las[...]
  • The Greatest Confusion

  • Can we talk? Like, as if you’ve come over to my house for Friday night dinner or a Saturday lunch and we get into this really loud, interesting and quite heated discussion about films and music? (because anyone who has spent time with me, knows that this is INEVITABLE!) Ok, good, so, I went to see [...]