Agreeing to disagree

I am struck by the parallel that as the year 2015 is about to come to a close, the life of Jacob in our Torah reading is coming to an end. When Jacob calls Joseph and his sons to his bedside to bless them, he utters Chapter 49 of the Book of Genesis, commonly referred […]


You are walking in a mall, or on a street, and you notice a person (likely a tourist) who has that panicked look of “where am I going?” She is completely lost and doesn’t know which way to turn. What would you do? You could literally change the course of this person’s day with a […]