Paraprosdokian Sentences

A student sent me the following: A paraprosdokian (from Greek meaning “beyond expectation”) is a figure of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or …

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A Carousel of Time

“And the seasons they go round and round.”  Cantor Marty Goldstein created the mood for our Tu B’Shevat Seder last week by starting us off (warming us up) with this …

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Innovation Is Our Necessity

In the lower worlds, “necessity is the mother of invention”.  In the higher worlds, “innovation is the mother of invention.”  There was no necessity that inspired the kabbalists of Tzfat …

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Smorgasbord of Metaphors

“I love the morning after, the leftovers, just you and the leftovers.”  In describing the metaphors of his life –‘my relationship with food’-Denver Post food critic Tucker Shaw kept returning …

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Food for Thought

January is often a time we reflect on what and how much we eat (following the holidays, time off) and our ‘New Year’ resolutions( that heath clubs thrive on) to …