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Who Blocked the Sky?

There’s an article in the current Washington Jewish Week, of DC not the state, that addresses this week’s parasha, specifically those sticky parts we say in the daily Sh’ma. You know, the passage about God rewarding us or punishing us…

Keep Your Wives Away!

Last night I went to the JCC for a book launch event. Fresh from the printers, Keep Your Wives Away From Them: Orthodox Women, Unorthodox Desires is a new anthology by and about Orthodox queer women (including those on the…

Star and Shamrock

We’d like to believe that a new restaurant in DC, Star and Shamrock, was inspired by dlevy and my innovations in progressive kashrus (read: let’s deep fry!) and brave experimentation with organic spray food. We’d also like to think that…

Oooh… Elijah!

With more than just a simple hat-tip to Judaican’t, the, uh, amazing patented ElijahDrinks Cup! (Post-seder sale on now!) And to think my parents made do with a simple kick to the table, causing the full cup to splash down…