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Purim in the Time of Coronavirus

There has never, in the history of the world, been a better week to celebrate Purim. Never have we been so instantaneously connected, so able to join our voices and declare, “According to my senses and calculations, we’re all going to die.” The pain, the disappointment, the terror, when life makes no sense. Our role […]

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On Doubt

I. Does It Make Sense To Write About Doubt? If I still struggled as I have in the worst nights, I would never arrive at these sentences, nor will those truly doubting care to read them. Doubt garbs herself with midnight veils woven from her own hair beyond which our powers of certainty cannot peer. […]

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If Haman Was My Rebbe

Lessons from an old enemy.

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Purim In A Time Of Jew Hatred

Consider: Jews. Ruin. Everything. I don’t mean our chosen actions or behavior ruin things. That, too, is possible. But we often seem to ruin things just by sort of being around. Take monarchy, for example. For a long time we were kind of cool with it. “Hey, man, if you wanna rule over everything that’s fine; […]

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