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While Standing (Six Feet Apart) on One Foot June 22, 2020   I love science. Always have. When I was in school, I couldn’t wait for science class. Biology mesmerized me. Physics tried to satisfy the many ‘whys’ that danced around in my head. And chemistry - oy gevalt - the hardest of all the [...]

By |2020-06-23T13:29:30+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

A Holy Shmatte on a Stick

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) on One Foot June 8, 2020 As my congregants will tell you and for which they jokingly ridicule me, I am not a sports fan. Of course I have been to sporting events and enjoyed them - especially hockey. But I could not name the players on any team, its [...]

By |2020-06-09T11:04:38+00:00June 9th, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

Kvetching Through the Desert

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) on One Leg May 28, 2020 The Jewish festival of Shavuot begins this evening. In case you are unfamiliar with the holiday, it lands on the 50th day after Passover begins. It is the time of the first harvest, the time of the giving of the Torah, and the season [...]

By |2020-05-28T12:36:36+00:00May 28th, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

Stumbling Blocks and Zombies

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) On One Leg May 21, 2020 I went to the race track once and bet on a horse. No, really, I did.  In fact, I learned to read the racesheet, compared the track conditions to the track conditions the horses were used to running in, looked for other characteristics and [...]

By |2020-05-21T12:26:10+00:00May 21st, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

Imagination Rules

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) On One Leg May 18, 2020 Of all the Zoom conferences I had in the past two months, I had a most unusual one last night with my colleagues from Camp Erin. Camp Erin, if you don't know, is a nation camp movement and my local camp a 2 day [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:09:55+00:00May 18th, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

Rushing Out

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) on One Foot May 6, 2020 Much to Stella's chagrin, I have totally taken over my corner of the office with computers and audio equipment. As all of us are finding out, working from home takes up a lot of space. It is but one of the inconveniences of this [...]

By |2020-05-06T11:53:46+00:00May 6th, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

All the Time in the World

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) On One Foot May 2, 2020   I have been correctly characterized as ‘hyperactive.’ It was a huge problem in primary school and It was made worse because, back then, a lot people thought hyperactivity was some kind of intellectual deficiency. (In fact, the school psychologists even gave me an [...]

By |2020-05-02T13:17:03+00:00May 2nd, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

The Chutzpah of Kaddish

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) On One Foot April 29   We have all been touched by death in past couple of months. One way or the other it has penetrated our homes and our consciousness. We are subject to daily death counts and the polls of those who are sick. And even though the [...]

By |2020-04-29T13:31:23+00:00April 29th, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments

Where Real Strength Lies

While Standing (Six Feet Apart) On One Foot April 23, 2020   It's starting to hit home now for a lot of people. As disastrous as the virus is, I have not heard of too many people who have acquired it in my own circle. That is now starting to change.   I just this [...]

By |2020-04-23T16:09:20+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Rabbi Cy's Blog|0 Comments
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