Does the flavored vaping oil have to have to be certified kosher by a rabbi? Depends on if you consider the vapor to be food.
“I think if you would say one thing about Stanley’s Jewishness, it was that it was entirely secular.”
One chapter criticized “leadership’s reluctance to call out Antisemitism, and their defensiveness when asked to examine their own prejudices.”
Eve Thieben harbored a dark secret about her childhood — taking it with her to the grave.
Orthodox rabbis from a liberal seminary are disregarded by some traditional synagogues because the school supports LGBT rights and female clergy.
The principal of an elite ultra-Orthodox girls’ school is defending himself against accusations that he’s ignored years of sexual misconduct.
“Israel is less tolerant than 20-30 years ago. I think there is self censorship, which is worse than governmental censorship.”
“The Gershom Scholem I knew was a writer — I didn’t know much about him as a person.”
25 years and 613 compositions later, John Zorn is done with ‘Masada.’
“Underlying all you do is the secret knowledge that everything will one day be swept away.”