Category: Festivals

JEWISH SURVIVAL 101

One of the great mysteries of Jewish history has been the incredible endurance of the... Read More

A SOCRATIC PARADOX AT SINAI (PODCAST)

What is the common denominator between the father of Greek philosophy and the revelation at... Read More

A SOCRATIC PARADOX AT SINAI

Socrates, the father of Greek philosophy, is reported by Plato to have declared: “If I... Read More

“PASS THE CHEESECAKE!” WHY DO WE EAT DAIRY ON SHAVUOT? (VIDEO)

One of the customs most associated with Shavuot is eating dairy foods, and particularly cheesecake.... Read More

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“PASS THE CHEESECAKE!” WHY DO WE EAT DAIRY ON SHAVUOT?

One of the customs most associated with Shavuot is eating dairy foods, and particularly cheesecake.... Read More

LAG BA’OMER KUMZITZ 2020

In honor of Lag Ba'omer, Rabbi Dunner sings some classic Carlebach niggunim and shares some... Read More

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THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES (PODCAST)

Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, but what about the law of unintended... Read More

THE LAW OF UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES

One of the seventeenth century’s greatest intellectual celebrities was Sir Isaac Newton, a central figure... Read More