The second “Texts & Tasting” event of 2014-2015 took place last night in Long Beach. Combining learning through texts from the Talmud to the Shulhan Arukh and beyond with an Irish whiskey-tasting, more than fifteen people attended this enjoyable event. I was glad to be able to facilitate the learning, which centered on how many READ MORE
Today, I signed onto the following statement: ORANGE COUNTY RELIGIOUS LEADERS UNITE TO CONDEMN VIOLENCE IN HOUSES OF WORSHIP We, religious leaders and teachers from various faith communities, offer our condolences to the families and friends of worshippers around the world killed in the name of God or religion. We are especially dismayed that, more READ MORE
Last week, I led a text-based discussion for young adults at a brewery as the third in three months of my monthly “Beer, Bible and Brewery” series. Discussing forbidden sexual partners in the Torah, it took place at Newport Beach Brewing.
Having been inspired a few weeks ago to post videos about my work, I have begun a new project. I am calling it my “Monthly Minute”, whereby I post a video lasting 60 seconds or less wherein I describe highlights of my work in the previous month. I just posted the first video, describing highlights READ MORE