KREPLACH, ANYONE? A FABLE

KREPLACH, ANYONE? A FABLE

WRITTEN BY RABBI STEWART WEISS I make no bones about it: I’m a foodie. I look forward to my meals and my snacks, from the time I get up in the morning until I finally get to bed at night. I love to cook and to experiment in the kitchen with different foods, both local...
Diamonds Are Forever

Diamonds Are Forever

Article by Rabbi Stewart Weiss We all know that there is a strong connection between Jews and diamonds – beyond our wives religious affinity for the gems! – that goes back centuries. Perhaps this is because, historically, our people were frequently evicted and...
BITTERNESS OR BRACHA: CHOOSE!

BITTERNESS OR BRACHA: CHOOSE!

By Rabbi Stewart Weiss And Moshe, in frustration, cried out to Hashem: I cannot carry these people alone; it’s too much for me! And if this is the way it’s going to be, then please, just kill me!” (11:14,15) Our Sedra is called “Parshat Ha’mito’n’im,” the chapter of...
Stubborness and Survival

Stubborness and Survival

Written by: Rabbi Stewart Weiss “For I have seen this People, and this is a stiff-necked People.” (Exodus 32:9). We Jews have a lot of nick-names. We are called Hebrews, Mosaics, the People of the Book, the Chosen People. But perhaps the most cutting adjective used to...