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Tag Archives: holiday meals
Have the Rabbis Ruined Judaism?
Aish Ha Torah. Los Angeles. 9100 Pico Blvd. 8 p.m. It’s a dark and lonely night. Let’s flash back to a dark and lonely morning almost 13 years ago. April 13, 1998. I am called in to meet with the … Continue reading
Posted in Aish HaTorah, Conservative Judaism, Personal, R. Ari Kahn, R. Moshe Feinstein Tagged Aish HaTorah, bar ilan university, holiday meals, rabbi ari kahn, rabbi kahn, rav yair kahn, senior lecturer, virtual beit midrash, yeshivat har etzion, yoga classes Comments Off on Have the Rabbis Ruined Judaism?
My Gratitude To My Friends
I have about the most flexible ethics around. It must be all the yoga. It’s way too easy for me to justify doing anything that feels good. Hence, I consistently act like a pig in my own community of Pico-Robertson. … Continue reading
Posted in Personal Tagged character flaws, free love, gratitude, holiday meals, orthodox judaism, rosh hashanah, zipper Comments Off on My Gratitude To My Friends
Would You Like To Shake My Lulav?
When I came to Los Angeles in 1994, I was hosted several times for Shabbat and holiday meals by a nice Orthodox family in Pico-Robertson. Then, due to the raunchy nature of my blogging, the invites ceased. In the summer … Continue reading
Posted in Personal, Pico/Robertson Tagged holiday meals, honorable life, Jewish Journal, lulav, orthodox family, succoth Comments Off on Would You Like To Shake My Lulav?