Annie Lowrey, in the November 28, 2019 edition of The Atlantic, bemoans our “age of polarization, xenophobia, inequality, downward mobility, environmental devastation, and climate apocalypse.” Furthermore, Lowrey maintains, the internet and social media
The essential feature of monotheism is the creation of otherness from G-d where otherness is defined as complete distinctness from G-d and distinct in and of itself from all other beings and things. That is to say, definitionally for monotheism, G-d is not the creation and the creation is not G-d. This means by definition... Read more »
Let’s assume that you want to delegate a task that’s been sitting on your desk since… forever. You know what needs to get done and have (finally) found (and/or trained) the right person to do it. Let’s call this person Sally. You sit down
It was recently Veteran’s Day. I could not avoid seeing the advertisements for purchasing clothes, gadgets, toys, paper, pens…. In honor of Veteran’s Day. Some of these advertisements stressed that Veterans would receive additional saving as a sign of appreciation. I decided to find out more about
Mallika Rao’s popular article, Why Everyone Should Sleep Alone, in the current edition of The Atlantic Magazine portrays a dismal state of marriage. On the heels of a fresh divorce, Rao concludes that her marriage was unwound by the couple’s sense of “forced proximity”
There are life lessons to be seen everywhere, one just needs to have the right spectacles in order to properly see them. -Unknown The camp that I went to took us to a racquetball club on Fridays. This location had racquetball courts, basketball
Tommy has been working really hard recently. He’s come in early most days and has been more productive than ever. He is leading his team towards the end of an important project and you want to recognize him for getting it done and for setting a powerful example.
“One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.” -Agatha Christie Being the outgoing and open person that I am, I tend to be the type who can have a conversation with almost anyone.
You’re at a simcha. You meet someone you don’t know. They ask you "...So what do you do?" Your answer matters. Answer one way and you will open a conversation that can lead to a new connection with new possibilities. Answer another way and it ends the conversation before
The Yom Tovim we just experienced are filled with so much simcha (joy). Where does that, however, leave those who have gone through, or are currently going through serious and painful life challenges? This article addresses this issue from classical Torah sources.