Tag Archives: Rabbi Daniel Lapin

You’re Unique, I’m Unique

Each one of us is unique, of course.  It’s just that some are, well, a little more unique than others.  Niccolo Paganini, George Patton, and Tommy Caldwell fit that category as does Carlos Ghosn.  Ghosn, whose name rhymes with “phone,” … Continue reading

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You Want the Last Word?

Has one of your children ever approached you with a long litany of complaints?  Your offspring begins detailing his grievances, some of them more perceived than real.  You gently interrupt to contradict the mistakes. Perhaps it’s a friend or professional … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuel Festivities

Around the world, Jews greet the holiday of Chanukah by lighting one flame. On each successive night of this eight-day festival we add one additional flame, culminating on the eighth night with a fully lit eight-flame menorah. Among the miracles … Continue reading

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First Fruits (and sometimes Nuts)

l Here is today’s Thought Tool quiz: Early in 1845, Henry David Thoreau, along with about twenty of his friends, began a two and a half year-long party in a cabin on the shore of Walden Pond, near Concord Massachusetts.  … Continue reading

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Action Man

Have you noticed how many men seem allergic to something broken?  Often a man acquires a new car and the first thing he does is lift the hood to see if anything needs doing.  Perhaps he installs a police-radar detector … Continue reading

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