What to do about Grandma? Many of us have had this discussion with our families. Should we build an addition onto the house: a “Grandma apartment”, if you will? Fill it with some, but not all, of her treasured memories? And what to do with the myriads of family pictures, some of which were taken during the early days of photography, when the camera employed to collect those memories was, itself, nearly as big as an apartment?
Now imagine what Moses must have felt like when shown the plans for God’s apartment: the Mishkan, wherein God’s presence would be concentrated when the Israelites camped in the desert! An involved commission from the One who created the entire world? NO PROBLEM!! (Not.)
We cannot foresee all ends...
When a child is born, new possibilities enter the world, new potential arises. We don't know whether this child will grow to be a good person, a so-so, average person, or a wicked one. At the time of birth,they are all perfect. Just so, when unforeseen events happen, we don't always immediately know...
Are blue and white the ONLY Jewish colors?
July 4 is almost here,so red,white and blue are everywhere. If you ask most people,"What are Jewish colors", they will probably answer,"Blue and white, of course, like the Israeli flag." But before that,what other colors represented the people Israel?