“Yearn” (“Burn” parody)

“For freedom we yearn… so the Torah we may learn…”

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Light a Menorah (song)

A new, upbeat English Chanukah song!

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Tile? Shazam!

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 […]

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Spread the Word!

Ezekiel’s vision through the lense of Rashi.

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England’s Hebrew Origins

Why England owes even its name to the Jews.

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A Forque in the Road

The surprising origin of the phrase “set a standard.”

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