New Torah

תורה חדשה מאיתי תצא (ישעיה נ”א ד’) 

G-d forbid we say G-d forbid?!

Watching the news one evening right after the pandemic broke and I found myself finishing every newscaster’s report with G-d forbid and I wondered when did we ever stop saying G-d Forbid? Regardless of when we stopped, I’m sure glad we did. (I’ll explain why at the end.) Especially with all the not such good […]

The Just Be (f*%$n) Mindful Campaign

One day as I was walking into Shul that the signs for No talking and Stop the talking are important but they have too much of a negative tone and so in the spirit of creating a positive /welcoming /all-inclusive/politically-correct greeting expereience for all ages, races, genders, species and “things” this is what I came […]

Kohanim: The Original Shushers

There’s all this fuss about being silent in Shul. Trust me I know all about it and then some. Those who don’t shush and suffer in silence. The ones who shush and suffer publicly. Those feeling compelled to speak just because and the ones who stand back amused by all the drama. I heard all […]

Oseh Shalom

עושה שלום במרומיוהוא יעשה שלום עלינו במרומיו can be read as trickery (מרמה). Now let’s re-read that posuk. He who tricks people into making peace with eachother will end up doing just that. Binging Bringing (and binging) peace and tranquilulity upon us so trick people into making peace and have fun doing it because you […]

Aleinu Contest

The Aleinu Contest Sing Aleinu and win $$$ Start the year off with a song and then sing some more once you win. Film people singing Aleinu and upload it. will be giving away up to $1,800.00* to the Shul that uploads the coolest, happiest and wildest video of Aleinu being sung. After all […]

P.O.T. for Israel

Put On Tefillin for Israel was a campaign started as a joke by my friend Ezzy Duchman who was traveling on the west coast. The idea was to have a Tefillin booth at rallies and events with a big sign P.O.T. 4 Israel. (this was before smoking pot was so acceptable) It was a perfect […]

Wow G-d

Hungry here and thirsty as all —– combined. Wanting to do something BIG for that one, the one and the only one. Would love to surprise G-d with something major. This thing. Whatever it may be I cannot do alone. This would require working with everyone else together as one, because G-d loves and needs […]