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. Those...

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...

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...

Chanukah 5777

Temple Shabbat Shalom Chanukah Seder Rabbi Alpern   Blessings for each night’s candle lighting: Blessed are you, Lord our God, Ruler of the universe, who sanctified us with commandments, and commanded us to light the Chanukah lights. Blessed are you, Lord our God,...

A Chanukah Christmas Gift for All of You!

Temple Shabbat Shalom Christmas-Chanukah Table Service (Seder)     Shalom and welcome to our Seder. Before ordering your table service kindly review the Chanukah Seder. Review the texts of the Book of Judith and Daniel. Review the book of John and notice...

Thanksgiving 2016

Thanksgiving 5777 Thanksgiving 2016   We give thanks for the opportunity to retell the narrative of this American holyday. It is argued that Columbus went to his grave convinced that he had discovered a new world on the shores of Asia. Columbus thought he had...