Jewish Journal

Kosher Sutra: Night Terrors (Bo)

By Marcus J Freed

January 29, 2012 | 12:01 pm

A couple of my friends have trouble sleeping at night because their three year-old son wakes them up. For a few months he suffered from ‘night terrors’, screaming and scared at 2am, or... read on

  • Kosher Sutra: Be a Contender (Vayeira)

    By Marcus J Freed

    January 20, 2012 | 6:55 am

    We have no shortages of excuses to excuse our lack of success.‘If only I had a better education’. ‘If only I had more money’. ‘If only I was born into another family’. Perhaps the most famous excuse is from Marlon Brando’s 1954 film On the Waterfront when he famously... read on

  • Kosher Sutra: Flow (Shmot)

    By Marcus J Freed

    January 13, 2012 | 8:33 am

    Kosher Sutra: Flow (Shmot)

    Humans put extraordinary energy into resisting change. We have the ability to stay in jobs we don’t like, remain living in apartments with annoying neighbours, to remain in unhealthy relationships and carry out several other activities that drain our... read on

  • 2012: A New You (Kosher Sutra)

    By Marcus J Freed

    January 1, 2012 | 7:38 am

    When being told a dramatic story, we all love the surprise ‘reveal’ at the end. Darth Vader removes his mask with “Luke, I am your father”. Russell Crowe spins around to say “My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North…”*. In this week’s... read on