Monthly Archives: April 2017

What Precisely Is The Jewish Festival Of Pesach? Are you sure you know?

Apr 9, 2017 | | 2 comments

What is Pesach (Passover), precisely? Do you actually know, beyond the accepted teaching of your community? Pesach is the yearly Jewish celebration of two very ancient spring festivals in one. A sheppard’s firstborn slaughter festival + a farmer’s wheat harvest festival + modern rabbinical re-invention of these holidays = Pesach, as we know it today! […more]

The Myth Of The Authentic Jew

“Haredi ultra-Orthodox Jews and Secular Humanistic Jews are both Jewish – if each of us contains multitudes, so too does Judaism… More than that the Jews have kept being stubborn, being stubborn has kept the Jews around. You do not get to tell me that I do not get to be Jewish.” – Rabbi Adam […more]