Month: October 2016

Shake, Shake, Shake… Your Lulav!

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to get the palm frond, the myrtle, the willow branch and the citron. We take them out, we wave them around, up, down and in the four world directions. Usually this is accompanied by us looking…

Is Your Life in Full Throttle While You’re in Neutral?

Erev Yom Kippur. It’s only a few hours now until the last day of these ever so special days. The Ten Days of Repentance. Only about 36 hours left in total. I know that my ten days have been really hectic. Between work (and…

Heads or Tails?

Sitting in front of the computer on the day before Rosh HaShanna trying to figure out how to inspire myself in the face of the impending Day of Judgement. Then I was hit by a thought. One of the simannim (signs) that we eat…

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