Jared & Ivanka and Edward & Caroline

November 21, 2009   We read in this morning’s Torah portion:   Rebekah said to Isaac, “I am disgusted with my life because of the Hittite women.  If Jacob (our son) marries a Hittite woman like these, from among the native women, what good will life be to me?”   So Isaac, being the good …

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“Hood” – Violence at Fort Hood

November 7, 2009   In a strange confluence of events we mark Veterans Day this week, a soldier has gone on a shooting rampage against fellow soldiers on an army base, and it is the Sabbath we read the Torah portion known as Akedat Yitzhak, the binding of Isaac.   There are several times a …

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