“For freedom we yearn… so the Torah we may learn…”Read More “Yearn” (“Burn” parody)
“Oh, Yehudah Maccabee, how was I to see what you would mean to me?”Read More Yehudah Maccabee (song)
A new, upbeat English Chanukah song!Read More Light a Menorah (song)
Are the Torah’s commandments for Jews and non-Jews alike?Read More Equally Commanded?
Translating against the grain.Read More How iz millit spelt?
וְאַתָּ֤ה בֶן־אָדָם֙ קַח־לְךָ֣ לְבֵנָ֔ה וְנָתַתָּ֥ה אוֹתָ֖הּ לְפָנֶ֑יךָ וְחַקּוֹתָ֥ עָלֶ֛יהָ עִ֖יר אֶת־יְרוּשָׁלִָֽם׃ And you, O mortal, take a brick and put it in front of you, and incise on it a city, Jerusalem. (Ezekiel 4:1, translation from Sefaria) The Hebrew for “brick” is לבנה. That’s how I would have translated it, and that’s how it’s used […]Read More Tile? Shazam!
What does it mean to “desecrate G-d’s name”?Read More Devoid of the Divine