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Rabbi Mendy Weitman

How to be a Macabee

| TUE, DEC 05, 2023

An older Polish Jew immigrates to the “Golden Land” – the United States of America. There, he experiences the culture shock of his life. Everything is big, industrialized, impersonal, cold,…

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The Bold Jew

| TUE, NOV 21, 2023

A battlefield isn’t won by how many soldiers are fighting. It’s more about the quality of the soldiers. The motivation of the soldiers. Our soldiers know that its not only…

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Let’s celebrate our Judaism

| WED, NOV 08, 2023

I’m not moved by the crocodile tears of the world. I’m moved to tears by the beautiful scenes of Jews embracing Jews! By a people who’ve faced a tragedy, but…

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We are here to stay

| MON, OCT 23, 2023

“If Augustus were to rise from the grave today and call out in Old Latin, he would be met with silence, for there is no one around to understand him.…

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Celebrating Real Independence

| THU, OCT 12, 2023

“The jungle has become a terrible place, we need to bring peace!” announced the lion at the animal assembly. “I’ll be the first to confess that this past week I…

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Stop Searching

| WED, SEP 06, 2023

A passerby notices a man searching for something at the base of a streetlamp late at night. “Lost something?” he asks. “Yes,” answers the man, “a large sum of money…”…

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At our core, we are very much the same.

| TUE, AUG 22, 2023

A world famous lecturer is introduced with a long list of accolades and accomplishments, replete with terms such as “legendary” and “prestigious”. As he walks out of the hall, you…

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Under Influence

| THU, AUG 10, 2023

The owner of a modest grocery store foresees a serious blow to his business when two sizable supermarkets suddenly open shop next door to him.   Determined to succeed, he quickly…

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How to Stay Happy

| WED, JUL 26, 2023

Your score came in at 93, you won second place!” “WOW! I can’t believe it!!..YAY…” “Your score is 96, you won first place!!” “Are you sure only 96?! It’s got…

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Pure hatred

| THU, JUL 13, 2023

The Roman emperor Hadrian was a known anti-semite. Once, during a public appearance, a Jewish passerby respectfully greeted the emperor. “How dare a Jew be so brazen as to greet…

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