Category Archives: Judaism

Practical Ways of Defending Chanukah

I remember as a child the inundation of X-Mas Spirit after Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Already in the parade, an air of X-Mas was apparent. But no one dared to…

Don’t Let The JuBu’s Fool Ya…Buddhism is Treif

Recently the Forward published at article called “The Buddha From Brooklyn,” about Jeff Miller, AKA Surya Das. The article’s author wrote: “In a way, Surya Das’s Buddhist teaching is actually…

Adkins An Anti-Semite?

It seems that American’s love affair with the Bagel are over. Low-carb diet fettish has proven that people want skinny legs and not skinny onion sticks. They want flat abs,…

Chutzpah of a Murderer

As The Parsha Goes, So Goes The Week This famous statement means that world events often mirror events in the Torah Portion of the week. Sometimes subtly, and sometimes gratingly…

Sleep Jewish

Sunday night I had the great privilege to be in Irvine, at the amazing and new JCC. The Musical Mystery Tour began. OC Hillel has created a beit-cafe program in…

Its Raining Again Noah

Its raining. Now this may not be surprising to most SoCalniks (Yiddish for “from southern Caliâ€?), however, after many months without rain, I was getting pretty used to it. In…