Monthly Archives: June 2016

Falling off the Roof ; Bava Kama 27

Today was the Shikkerdovid’s wife favorite talmudic incident. Upon belief, this scenario is mentioned two times (maybe more, but these are the ones the SD remembers). A man is on the roof, he falls off the roof into (sexually speaking) … Continue reading

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The Ubiquitous Ox: Learning as a Cultural Icon

This morning the Shikkerdovid was walking to shul pondering the great wonders of the stains on his shirt. Suddenly, he walked by a a truck in front of the kosher store. Shor Habor food. For those who are doing the … Continue reading

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Get Your Peanut Butter Out of My Chocolate: Bava Kamma 23

There was a great ad in the 70’s for Reese Peanut Butter Cups. A guy holding a chocolate bar would fall on a guy holding a can of peanut butter and then the chocolate would get stuck in the peanut … Continue reading

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Taking the Hit For Someone Else’s Mistakes: The Complainers in Behalotcha

In Behalotcha, Bnei Yisreal are ready to roll into the Land of Israel. They are all lined up. The Mishkan is ready. The trumpets are ready. They have the law. Everyone is primed and pumped. Lets do it. That is … Continue reading

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Priest Nation: Lesson from Behalscha

Frankly, the Shikkerdovid is always a little uneasy when it comes to talking about cohamim. It is such an arbitrary distinction. Piety is not inherited and neither shouls priesthood. This thought or concept kind of wends it way into the … Continue reading

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Bava Kama 19: Happy Father’s Day from the Dancing Chicken

The Shikkerdovid loves Father day. It is the day in which our kids tell us by the gifts they give us (or don’t) how well we are doing. It is like our report card. This year the children bought the … Continue reading

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Bava Kamma 19: Happy Father’s day from the Dancing Chicken

The Shikkerdovid loves Father day. It is the day in which our kids tell us by the gifts they give us (or don't) how well we are doing. It is like our report card. This year the children bought the … Continue reading

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