Most Ashkenazi Jewish food traditions can be summed up with the sentence, "Our ancestors were poor, and this is what they could afford to eat."... Read More
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Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it like history. How can I turn this into a productive discussion at the seder?
Every year one of my cousins tries to derail the seder by insisting that the story of the Exodus never happened so we shouldn’t talk about it... Read More
In the Torah portion Shemot, God tells Moses to go back to Egypt and tell Pharaoh to “Let my people go!” (Exodus chapter 3) Moses... Read More
And now we read from the book of Phil Collins. I mean Genesis. The Torah not the... you get it, right?
There is something pretty awesome about the Shabbat when we read B'reisheit. It's the third or fourth time in a month that we hit the... Read More
Rabbi Gedaliah Fleer is coming back to Boston to teach for his 26th annual teaching season! Rabbi Gedaliah Fleer is an independent teacher and... Read More
In the 1995 film The American President, President Andrew Shepherd’s daughter gives him some famous advice as he prepares to go out on a date... Read More