A Time for Prayer?

By Rabbi NussbaumVOLUME 93 NUMBER 12January 1, 2021 TEVES 17, 5780PARSHAS VAYECHICandlelighting Time 4:28 PM          Yosef comes to his father for the last time seeking blessings for himself and…

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The Helicopter Ride

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Morris and his wife Esther went to the state fair every year, and every year Morris would say, "Esther, I 'd like to ride in that helicopter". Esther always replied,…

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Where Do You Live?

By Rabbi NussbaumVOLUME 93 NUMBER 11December 25, 2020 2020                                                                                                                                  TEVES 10, 5780PARSHAS VAYIGASHCandlelighting Time 4:23 PM When Yosef’s brothers met Pharaoh, they commented that they only intended to remain in Egypt…

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Waiting for a Train

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Two men are waiting for a train. The younger man asks the older man for the time, but the older man ignores him. After a while, the younger man again…

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Realizing Our Expectations

By Rabbi NussbaumVOLUME 93 NUMBER 10December 18, 2020 TEVES 3, 5780PARSHAS MIKEITZCandlelighting Time 4:19 PM When Yosef encountered his brothers in Egypt he recognized them, but they did not recognize…

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Visiting Grandma

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Miriam, an old, Jewish grandmother was giving directions to her Jewish Son who was coming to visit with his wife. It was the first time he had visited her since…

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Preparing For The Catastrophe

By Rabbi NussbaumVOLUME 98 NUMBER 9December 11, 2020 Kislev 25, 5781PARSHAS VAYEISHEVCandlelighting Time 4:17 PM             The intense interaction between Yosef and his brothers seems quite puzzling if not outright…

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Route 22

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Sitting on the side of the highway waiting to catch speeding drivers, a State Police Officer sees a car puttering along at 22 MPH. He thinks to himself, "This driver…

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Cementing our Future

By Rabbi NussbaumVOLUME 98 NUMBER 8December 4, 2020 Kislev 18, 5781PARSHAS VAYISHLACHCandlelighting Time 4:17 PM             Yaakov escapes from the house of Lavan only to encounter his nemesis, Eisav and…

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