Archive for the Morning Meditations Category

Repairing the Non-Disposable World

This world is known as the “World of Rectification” (The Works of Kabbalah). I wonder what the ancient Kabbalists would say about the modern world. Our everyday life certainly does not appear to be a “world of rectification.” To rectify means to repair or correct an existing […]

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When Israel Conquers the World

Taking a glass half-full approach to the extraordinary saga of the “rabbi” who duped a Polish community for years about his Orthodox credentials, but who turned out to have been a Catholic ex-cook, Poland’s chief rabbi noted endearingly Thursday that nobody in Poland would have pretended to […]

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You Gave Us Messiah But Not The Torah: Dayeinu!

Dayeinu is one of the highlights of Seder experience. The tune is catchy but the words and theme are frankly bizarre. Had you taken us from Egypt but not split the sea, dayeinu, it would have been enough. Really? If you had taken us to Mount Sinai […]

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