A Jewish perspective on the importance of storytelling.

September 29 Comments Off Category: Feed, HackText

For the fifth time at Mason, I have delivered a D’var Torah, an interpretation of the Torah, to the High Holidays congregation at the university Hillel service. This year I spoke on the eve of Rosh Hashanah and my topic, relevantly enough to this blog, was the power of storytelling and why it is important that we […]

The power in our stories. Rosh Hashanah D’var Torah for 5772.

September 28 2 Comments Category: Actual, Creative

Tonight is the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, which literally translates to ‘head of the year.’ It’s the first day, One Tishrei, of the new Jewish Year 5772. The Rabbis teach us that Rosh Hashanah is the anniversary of the creation of man and woman. Isn’t that sort of odd?

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