If It’s A Dig, It Had Better Be Clever!

Some recent talk about whether certain remarks were “uncalled for” or too aggressive – I am reminded of one of my favorite teshuvos from Rav Yosef Trani (16 Century Greece). The question, as I understand it, is about a certain fellow who is upset at several Sephardic communal leaders who had some of the members of their community counted amongst the Romanian community in the king’s…

Some Thoughts at the End of 5778

This will be my third Rosh HaShana since I left Kollel to go to work. Since I left the structure of spending fourteen hours a day studying – I’ve found it really hard deal with certain questions of priorities and time management. I feel like in the working world, we’re constantly having to define our values and aspirations much more so than in Yeshiva or…