Jezebel and Ahab

Jezebel was the daughter of Ethbaal, king of Sidon, and wife of King Ahab of Israel. The name Jezebel has come to denote a murderous usurping woman. Jezebel killed the true prophets of Adonai and was a follower of the rain god Baal. The spirit of Jezebel has become a doctrine prevalent in the Christian … More Jezebel and Ahab

Vayetzei, the Metaverse, Manna, Bananas, and Wrestling

The Metaverse is a new coming technology. Facebook Inc will invest $50 million to partner with organizations to responsibly build the so-called metaverse. In this digital world, people can use different devices to move and communicate in a virtual environment. The money used to buy property in this metaverse world of the new Facebook is … More Vayetzei, the Metaverse, Manna, Bananas, and Wrestling

The Art of Seeing as We Wait (Vayera)

Last week’s Torah Portion was Lekh Lekha meaning “Go” or “Go find yourself.” Abram and Sari set out, leaving everything familiar, including their families. My husband and I found ourselves in the same position at the exact time. Following the Torah portions (first 5 books) can be pretty comforting and eye-opening. While sitting outside our hotel last … More The Art of Seeing as We Wait (Vayera)