Author: <span class="vcard">Josh</span>

For the second consecutive year, I spent thanksgiving out of NY and thrown into someone else’s family dynamic. Wild and crazy family politics never tasted so good. Actually, I enjoy…

Personal

Lacking a functional laptop, I’ve been working on a computer at the Hillel. I never thought I’d say this about YU, but their public computing system is far superior. Knowing…

Jewish Culture

I don’t want this to turn into Unbroken Glass especially after my earlier two posts about my personal life. However, I think I broke my record for quickest dating rejection:…

Jewish Dating Personal

A Not So Divine Comedy Probably the most annoying part of attempting an ethnography of the CRC is the 2 hour commute (each way) via public transportation. On the other…

Random Acts of Scholarship

My previous post “The Harm In Being Nice” generated a great deal of feedback. Thanks to everyone who posted, IMed, e-mailed, voted, and threatened. Although some people missed the point,…

Jewish Dating Personal Society

Got a link for a quiz on 80’s music. No surprise on the results. (And that’s without using Google to cheat)

Popular Culture

Looking for a good deal on Artscroll’s Stone Chumash (BN.com has it cheaper btw), I noticed their new book, “Walking With Rabbi Miller.” I was somewhat disappointed that it’s about…

Jewish Culture

Jewish Thought, Theology, and Machshava Random Acts of Scholarship

I’ve resisted posting things based on my personal life mostly because I don’t know who reads this site. (Or paradoxically, because I know exactly who reads this site). However, I…

Jewish Dating Personal Society

Does anyone else find interesting how much MSNBC covers the new-age Kabbalah craze? It could just be the standard mocking of stupid celebrities. Not only are people like Madonna and…

Odds & Ends Popular Culture Religion Society