When I first heard the idea my reaction was very negative.
We like to think of ourselves as rational beings.
We think about what we are doing.
We weigh the options and then we act.
However, a Duke University researcher claims that more than 40% of the things you and me do each day are not rational decisions.
One of the interesting aspects of living in Jerusalem are the constant encounters with Jewish history.
For example, one of the Light Rail stops is Shimon HaTzadik, named after one of the High Priests.
When the train pulls into that station I often have two thoughts.
I received Siddur Nehalel beShabbat in the mail last Wednesday. A quick glance through the siddur told me that this is something special.
I have to admit, I’m not a fan of the Nevarech Bencher. I’ve always found it difficult to use and the pictures distracting.