In the Passover seder we are asked by the haggadah to treat ourselves “as if” we came out of Egypt — not just to tell the story but also to to experience the journey from slavery to freedom ourselves. We think that the hard part is sitting through many hours of storytelling (with family!), but that’s not it. The real question is: How do I make this real? How do I experience this story “as if” I were a slave in Egypt coming out to freedom?
If one cannot rejoice with the Torah and Jewish holidays without alcohol, there is a serious flaw with his understanding or practice of Judaism.
The l’chaims are getting out of hand.
Genetics and culture may provide an answer.
We must lead them to a recovery that engages their spirit if we are to truly draw them back from the brink of self-destruction.
The ‘How I Met Your Mother’ star is apparently taking the split from Michelle Williams harder than everyone thought. He is reportedly in Alcoholics Anonymous now, since unfortunately when you’re a celeb, nothing is anonymous.
It was the alcohol and drugs talking, not John Galliano.