Avraham, Our Father: An Imagined Midrash-Soliloquy (Parsha Vayeira)

A day like all other days, here in this godforsaken desert! Or should I not say that, myself being the chosen one of the Invisible God, Maker of heaven and earth—or so He says, so He tells me. Imagine—commanding me, an old man, to perform that—that—covenantal-cutting on myself, and with a flint knife! How it […]

There Is No God and Life Is Pointless

In this class, Patrick Aleph discusses how religion and science fail us, and how Judaism offers us a way to live our lives in peace, love, and with a kind of truth that life does not normally provide.