Q. Can I Take Off Work for ‘Kasha Varnishka’? A. Yes, But Not During Pesach

The New York Times Ethicist columnist fields a fun Jewish-related question this week.

Walter Henry of Downey, Calif., writes to him:

The Ethicist deems Henry’s choice “acceptable”:

And, of course, The Ethicist expresses his disapproval for the dishonesty of Henry’s co-worker. Well, sort of, anyhow:

No doubt, many an employer reading this week’s Ethicist will make haste to a local library to find out whether Shemini Atzeret is the real deal.

Hat tip: JTA’s Ami Eden

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