Blog Archive: August 2018

THE RULE OF RULE OF LAW

The basic ingredients for a successful society do not change. Our Torah portion says:

צֶ֥דֶק צֶ֖דֶק תִּרְדֹּ֑ף לְמַ֤עַן תִּֽחְיֶה֙ וְיָרַשְׁתָּ֣ אֶת־הָאָ֔רֶץ אֲשֶׁר־ה' אֱלֹקֶ֖יךָ נֹתֵ֥ן לָֽךְ׃

LEGO, STORIES AND TORAH

The LEGO company nearly went bankrupt in the late 90s. The company made a product to which children were naturally attracted. Simple interlocking plastic bricks that can create almost anything. Yet, their sets were not selling. The company discovered that children needed not only something with which to play, but also stories to motivate them to play.