Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Uneducated Misogynist

I spent last Shabbat in Boca Raton. I was shocked to see that my closest friends live in a development that had a damaged sign at its entrance that read; “No¬† wimmin¬† , diving or fishing allowed.” I understand that … Continue reading

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Running After One’s Hat with apologies to Chesterton

The wind was blowing and my yarmulke flew off my head. I was carrying my computer, briefcase and a coffee and my open coat was blowing all over my face. I was first bothered and upset, as I had to … Continue reading

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Trust

There is a war between two clocks in my room. My alarm clock is connected to an atomic clock somewhere that constantly adjusts its time. It has the same time as my cell phone, which also claims to be super-accurate. … Continue reading

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Nicolini and the Lions

A great debate raged in early 18th century London: Was the lion battled by the Cavalliere Nicolini Grimaldi in the opera “Rinaldo” live, a real beast of the jungle, or was it only an actor in disguise? I often wonder … Continue reading

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