RE’EH (Deuteronomy, 11:26-16:17) — “The Goose Slayer”

ELUL 

Next Wednesday will be the first day of the Jewish month of Elul.  The month of Elul is traditionally a time of introspection and preparation for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.  After services every weekday morning, we sound the Shofar as a reminder that Rosh Hashanah is a mere month away.  Our prayers get a little longer and become a little more sincere.  We use this time to get our spiritual act together in time for the New Year when G d will decide our fates for the coming year. 

“The Goose Slayer” 

…  While I can understand how someone could become emotionally attached to a dog, or even a cat, that is not the case with poultry.  They are not affectionate at all; in fact, they are nasty, and sometimes vicious.  …

So no, we don’t at all subscribe to the opinions of the crazies at PETA who see animals as our equals.  My birds are treated well, with the end goal of serving man (and G-d!) at a Shabbos or Holiday meal…

Read more. 

Additional messages from previous years: 

“The Emperor’s New Tallis”(2010) 

“The Tire Kicker” (2009) 

 “Birds of Different Feathers …?”(2007) 

“You!”  (2006) 

“Terrible or Tear-able? – The Living Talk about Dying” (2005) 

“A Little Bit Kosher?!” (2004)

“A High Fly Matzah Ball into SHALLOW Center Field” (2003) 

 “Spring Ahead …” (2002) 

“BREAD, MATZAH…AND PIZZA” (2001)

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