Satire

How Fucking Convenient

It's a holocaust out there. Thus was the Aish narrative.

Are you happy now?

On Purim, they almost killed us, but in the end they didn’t, we...

The Penis Gemach

I originally wrote this post while I was still religious, and published it...

No Bad Questions

The kiruv world prides itself in its open-mindedness. "Ask us...

Dvar Torah Generator

Attending a Bar Mitzvah and lost for words? Trying...

The Book of Life, or Something

“On Rosh Hashanah, we pray to be inscribed in the book of life,”...

Book Covers

See also, Anal.
It's been a while. Can you tell I'm angry? I guess this one has been too painful to even make fun of until now. I think this claim is probably the most pretentious and disappointing claim I encountered in Judaism.
I struggled for a long time with the clash between my own values, own way of doing things, and own personality, and the confines of Jewish law. What if I don't like to be surrounded by other men three times a day as we...

Biography

Quotes and Memes

Philosphy

There is no God, Only Bigger and Better Questions

In the beginning, man created God. And he thought it would provide him some answers....

Bible Criticism

For many people, leaving religion is a philosophical experience, and as part of that books...

Hashgacha Pratis

If you believe in God from a philosophical point of view, you shouldn’t need any...

Fiction

Olives

So it had come to this. He was dead, and it was judgement time. His first grade Rebbe had...

Kiruv

“The will of God is so,” explains the The Kiruv Rabbi in the most non-condescending voice he can muster. The Pimply Kid before him, plucked from the bottom of the university barrel, nodded stupidly. “And so,” continued the Rabbi, “It figures by default that the Jews are the most important people...
If one man can kill six million Jews, then one man can save six million Jews. That mantra, in a nutshell, summarizes the core mission of Aish Hatorah, quoted ad nausem in conversation and propaganda posters. It also conveniently compares Noach Weinberg to Hitler, so that I don’t have to actually do so. I’m...