The Way of the Nazir

During the Aseres Yemei Teshuva this year, Rabbi Haber Shlit”a advised me to read the writings of Rav Tzaddok HaCohen, particularly Takanas HaShovin. Generally speaking, I read the Hasidic mystics the way the Rivash advises one read the Kabbalists – even if it’s from a known Mekubal – it’s still only a maybe. As I read through it, some of his ideas stuck, some of them…

Extending Google Sheets With JavaScript: Part II

Hi guys! I’m still working on putting together the whole tutorial with the learning scheduler – but it’s proving to be a task to explain all the steps. I have to do this in my spare time, and I also need to actually make progress in learning Nazir. But I’d like to share what’s been done so far. In the meantime, I did about half the project…

Extending Google Sheets With JavaScript: Part I

I do not hate Google Sheets. Perhaps you have used it before. It’s rather similar to Microsoft Excel – except that I do not hate it – I hate Excel 🙂 One of the features of Google is that, besides the robust set of formulas it comes with, with a little JavaScript, you can really extend it to be like your own app. You can…