Category: Yitro

EYE OF THE BEHOLDER

I have just returned from Israel, where I spent an exhilarating week with my family.... Read More

THE DANGERS OF EXAGGERATED CAUTION

I don’t expect that you have heard of Dr. Ian Walker, a professor at Bath... Read More

CONFLICTING ACCOUNTS OF JETHRO’S ARRIVAL (2)

The arrival of Yitro (Jethro) together with Moses’ wife, Zipporah, and their sons, is sandwiched... Read More

MESSAGE AND MEDIA IN THE AGE OF DONALD TRUMP

Earlier this week, I came across a remarkable article in the New York Times by... Read More

CONFLICTING ACCOUNTS OF JETHRO’S ARRIVAL (1)

The arrival of Yitro (Jethro) together with Moses’ wife, Zipporah, and their sons, is sandwiched... Read More

THE WRONG ORDER IS ACTUALLY RIGHT

The scenes in Washington DC this Wednesday were nothing short of astounding. Whatever your political... Read More

LIKE ONE MAN, WITH ONE HEART

One of my favorite Midrashic narratives describes God’s attempt to find a nation willing to... Read More

STAYING FOCUSED ON THE POSITIVE

Once again we are all reeling from horrific news coming out of Israel. A couple... Read More