Sukkot: Should We Really Be Rejoicing?

Tonight begins the week-long harvest festival of Sukkot. We also have come to call this the “time of our rejoicing,” z’man simchateinu. But with all that is going on in the world right now, is it really appropriate to be rejoicing? Should we celebrate the several devastating hurricanes that have ravaged the Caribbean islands and…

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Things to Come

I haven’t posted in a few days but I have done some updating of the site’s basics (like the ‘About’ page and the logo) as well as some behind-the-scenes work. After a serious brainstorming session while lying in bed trying to fall asleep, I now have a list of 241 topics that I plan to…

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