Judah Maccabee’s Nobel Peace Prize Speech

  December 12, 2009   Ladies and Gentlemen of the Nobel Prize Committee I would like to thank you for bestowing upon me this prestigious honor.  I am humbled and deeply grateful to you for recognizing the significance of the victory we have recently won against the Selucids. I accept the award today not just …

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A Sports Dinner Invocation

I was recently invited to give the invocation at the annual JCC Sports Hall of Fame fundraiser dinner.   I opened with the following story —   There’s an old line that asks, “What does a Jewish woman make for dinner?” And the answer is: “Reservations.”   I then proceeded to suggest a different punch …

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