BIRTHWRONG IS BACK! Marseille, April 28 – May 1 2017

Hola, mes amis! (See what I did there?) Two years ago, Jewdas launched a Birthwrong trip to Andalusia, to visit MI, Rabbi Moses ben Maimonides, el Rambam myself! It went PRETTY GREAT thanks for asking, with mucho vino, a lovely havdallah, May Day marching, coffee with some communists in Marinaleda, a tour of Jewish Seville Read more about BIRTHWRONG IS BACK! Marseille, April 28 – May 1 2017[…]

BREAKING: Discovery of 1939 message of ‘congratulations’ from Board of Deputies to General Francisco Franco

One of Geoffrey Cohen’s research assistants was in the archives of the Board of Deputies yesterday, and uncovered this curio from the public affairs file. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the response of a Jewish community leader at what, in retrospect, turned out to be a momentous event in our history. Who knows what further research may uncover! Read more about BREAKING: Discovery of 1939 message of ‘congratulations’ from Board of Deputies to General Francisco Franco[…]

Ask a Rabbi: Maimonides on the new drinking guidelines

Hola friends and comrades! It is I, Maimonides, noted 13th-century rabbi, physician, philosopher, author of the Guide to the Perplexed and general PARTY ANIMAL!!! Which animal, you ask? I’ll get back to you as soon as I have worked out how to classify the entire natural world in a clear and rigorous hierarchy. I have Read more about Ask a Rabbi: Maimonides on the new drinking guidelines[…]