Jewish Journal

Kosher Sutra: Sanctuary (Terumah)

By Marcus J Freed

February 24, 2012 | 11:48 am

Kosher Sutra: Sanctuary (Terumah)

“Oh Lord Prepare Me
To be a sanctuary
Pure and Holy
Kind and True
With thanksgiving
I’ll be a living sanctuary
For You” (Gospel Standard)

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  • Kosher Sutra: Freedom isn’t Free (Mishpatim)

    By Marcus J Freed

    February 17, 2012 | 12:41 am

    One failing of the penal system is that prisoners can become too comfortable with the lifestyle. Some people enjoy the feeling of being cared for by an institution and the rent-free living inspires some ex-cons to quickly reoffend upon their release so that they are thrown back into... read on

  • Kosher Sutra: Synaesthesia (Yitro)

    By Marcus J Freed

    February 17, 2012 | 12:27 am

    In the mid-1920’s a Russian Journalist called Solomon Veniaminovich Shereshevsky was reprimanded by his boss for because he didn’t write any notes during a meeting. Shereskvsky didn’t need to because he had a photographic memory. He was later discovered to be a synesthete.... read on

  • Kosher Sutra: Generation Flux

    By Marcus J Freed

    February 5, 2012 | 1:09 pm

    There is a question as to whether our economy is in a recession or if it has entered a full depression. One thing we can be certain of is that things have changed. The current issue of Fast Company magazine leads with a story about ‘Generation Flux’, its name for the status quo.... read on