Author of "Embracing Auschwitz" and "Mensch•Marks: Life Lessons of a Human Rabbi - Wisdom for Untethered Times." Winner of the Rockower Award, the highest honor in Jewish journalism and 2019 Religion News Association Award for Excellence in Commentary. Musings of a rabbi, journalist, father, husband, poodle-owner, Red Sox fan and self-proclaimed mensch, taken from essays, columns, sermons and thin air. Writes regularly in the New York Jewish Week and Times of Israel.
Friday, June 26, 2009
Dead Sea Sinkholes and This Week's Portion
Just in time for this week's Torah portion of Korah, which speaks of revels being swallowed up by the earth, people in Israel are being swallowed up by the earth. Read Dead Sea peril: sinkholes swallow up the unwary, then view this week's G-Dcast, and ask yourself whether the biblical story is so far fetched!