Matters of Interest Blog


Celebrating 9 Years of Blogging

Over at my personal blog today, in which I mark my ninth anniversary of blogging, I focus on embracing my identity as a blogger and my blogging activities in this past year, including the launching of this blog earlier this...


One Who Looks Upon His Fellow’s Table (המצפה לשלחן חבירו) [Talmud Tuesday]

Years ago in yeshivah, I came across a fascinating beraita (bBezah 32b): תנו רבנן: שלשה חייהן אינם חיים, ואלו הן: המצפה לשלחן חבירו ומי שאשתו מושלת עליו ומי שיסורין מושלין בגופו. ויש אומרים אף מי שאין לו אלא חלוק אחד....


Disneyana Collectibles Expo

Yesterday, the Disneyana Fan Club held their 30th annual Disneyana Collectibles Expo in Orange County.  Taking place on the fourth and final day of their annual Disneymania convention, the collectibles expo was held in Garden Grove at the Wyndham and...