Bar Mitzvah Boy Syndrome

Bar Mitzvah Boy Syndrome? Yes.Time To Grow Up   Time magazine the late spring of 2011 asks: Sex, Lies, and Arrogance: What Makes Powerful Men Behave So Badly? Why is it that the higher one rises in a power hierarchy the more likely they are to commit indiscretions?...

Daily Devotion

 A Guide to Daily Devotion     1.) This is an event poem, which means I am not teaching about devotion, I am offering an act, an event of devotion. Behind bars you have time to be devoted to daily prayer and meditation. The rabbinic habit of study now opens to you....

Summer Reading

  Four quotes for discussing before beginning Rabbi A.L.P.E.R.N. Seders   (Amos 5:21-24) I hate, despise, your feasts and festivals, and I take no delight in your solemn assemblies. If you offer burnt offerings and meal offerings I will not accept them. I pay no heed...

Ai-ki-Torah

Ai-ki-Torah

Say Ai, as in “I am” The key That unlocks The Ten Gates of Real-igion:     One: Ten are One in Ten to the Tenth Power In Aikido and in Torah Two: Aikido and Torah, a gift; First untie, and then unite! Three: Words create Worlds! Four: In A Beginning Ai The...

Kabballahwalky

KABBALLAHWALKY The Final Age® twill be perceived By those Ascending Mountain A With whimsy is the Word rephrased The Fathers are outraged! Beware the Ologies my peers Religions bind and dogmas klatch Beware the Funde Mental Bird and shun The Frumious soul savers...