Winner of the Rockower Award, the highest honor in Jewish journalism, this blog contains random musings of a journalist, father, husband, son, friend, poodle-owner, Red Sox fan and occasionally-ranting rabbi, taken from Shabbat-O-Grams, columns, speeches, letters, sermons and thin air. "On One Foot," the column, appears regularly in the New York Jewish Week, as well as a blog for the "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!