logo

Great Shavuos Turnout Renders Previous Post Moot

standard post
rabbifink  -  
3 Comments  -  

Last week I blogged about my bond of kinship with a pastor in Ocean City Maryland.

We both are clergy working on beaches with fickle crowds. Sometimes we are packed and sometimes we are not…

The post generated a bit of a response from some of our Community Members as well as some other blog readers. We had one commenter wonder if anyone reads this blog. (Yes, a lot of people do read this blog.)

We had another commenter offer to walk from Youngstown PA. (It takes 33 days by foot according to Google, click if you need directions.)

So, how did our Shavuos go?

Read…


Mesillas Yesharim 05/24/09

standard post
rabbifink  -  
0 Comments  -  

You may recall that last week we did not get any further in the Messilas Yesharim text.

Oh yes, we had a great discussion about getting serious about life. We devoted much of our discussion to clothes.

Clothes has been a hot topic at the Pacific Jewish Center lately.

Yesterday, we supposed to talk about the number 50 in Judaism and why Shavuos is the only Jewish holiday with no set date. Instead, we talked more about clothes. Unbelievable.

This week we got back on track.

We completed Chapter 5 in Messilas Yesharim and learned about the 3rd and final detriment to “Watchfulness”. Do you want to know what it is?

Click through to listen.

You can also subscribe to all classes in iTunes 

Read…


Do You Like Reading Blogs?

standard post
rabbifink  -  
1 Comment  -  

A great weekly Jewish (mostly) blog roundup called Haveil Havalim has been going strong for 219 rounds.

I just heard of it this week.

That is pretty lame, I am well aware

Anyway, I heard of it thanks to DovBear of http://dovbear.blogspot.com fame.

I got a couple mentions in the post and I do appreciate that.

Read on for the link. Read…