Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: What’s the purpose of life?

Depending on where I’ve been in my journey, this question has elicited a wide variety of answers. Shortly after I didn’t get into any of my grad school choices (boy, was that fun), this question led to much reading of Existential works and listening to the Smiths.  It was a crisis of being, for sure. … Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: What’s the purpose of life?

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays – What’s in a name?

The name given to a newborn child is eternal; it behooves one to evaluate the choice carefully. -from Rabbi Pesach Krohn’s book Bris Milah (from the Artscroll Mesorah Series). Since we just made a bris for our new son yesterday, I thought it would be appropriate for this week’s Torah Tuesday to write something concerning… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays – What’s in a name?