When I think about flooding and baseball, Hurricane Harvey immediately comes to mind. In August 2017, the monster category 4 storm made landfall in Texas and devastated the greater Houston area. It is tied with 2005’s Hurricane Katrina as the costliest tropical cyclone on record, with many areas receiving more than 40 (!) inches of… Continue reading noah: shelter from the storm
I started thinking about this project during the Omer, when I had such a positive experience writing about baseball every day over on Omertime. I wondered whether I could write regularly about baseball and Torah even after Shavuot. Then I moved to a new city at the end of May. I didn’t pick it up… Continue reading bereshit: in the big-inning
Between Pesach and Shavuot, I counted the Omer via sports with two other rabbinic colleagues over on Omertime. They covered baseball and hockey, and I dived into baseball. For 49 days, I featured players according to jersey number, making the case for why each one best represented the sefirot associated with each day. The timing… Continue reading Baseballer Rebbe
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