Mutually Assured Destruction
“If you preserve my lamp, I shall preserve yours.”
Quality and Quantity in the Book of Numbers
Numbers depend on souls which depend on G-d.
Abraham the Murderer
Abraham is just some cisgender white male kid kicking cans in Silver Springs. He watches YouTube and plays Fortnite religiously but he is still not right. There’s something off about the way he looks at you. He sees too much. His skull can’t hold it all and ugly truths pour from his mouth. Abraham wants […]
Nature, Wisdom, Prophecy, Torah, and G-d
Five avenues to repentance.
The Digestible Torah
We know that Torah is compared to food, but have we ever stopped to consider the simplest of culinary considerations pertaining thereto, namely, what pairs with it? Don’t start naming wines; wine is also Torah, and this isn’t one of those weird gastropubs where everything is made from the same ingredient. The fact is, Torah […]
Ben Zoma The Skeptic
Perhaps Ben Zoma’s words in Chapter 4 of Pirkei Avot are not as simple as they appear. The sage seems to be explaining why we should not seek wealth, wisdom, and strength in the traditional senses. You can make all the money in the world, but until you’re satisfied, you’re not rich. You can lift […]
Why I’m Not Worried About Your Conspiracy Theory
Morality is immutable.
A Piece of the Torah's Pi
A brief survey of a famous Torah “inaccuracy”.