Search Results for: tattoos

Ask the Alterna-Rebbe: Tattoos and Jewish Education

Alterna-Rebbe Michael and Patrick A. tackle a question about having a tattoo and working in the field of Jewish education.

Are Tattoos Kosher? Our Convo With FrumSatire

Do you think tattoos are legit for the Red Sea Pedestrians? Some thoughts featuring Heshy Fried from

Holiness Is Apparently Not A Gay Buddhist In Blue Jeans (Parshah Kedoshim)


Many of my friends struggle with this week’s Torah portion because of one line: And a man who lies with a male as one would with a woman both of them have committed an abomination; they shall surely be put to death; their blood is upon themselves (Lev. 20:13). It’s interesting to note that none […]

PunkTorah Northwest Tour!


PunkTorah executive director Rabbi Patrick Aleph will be touring colleges in the inland Northwest, giving talks on tattoos, Judaism, Chipotle burritos and more! Come check out the fund on the PunkTorah Northwest Tour 5774. Note: we’re continuously updating this schedule, so check back for more info! Thursday October 24, 2013 @ 6:00pm — University of […]

Secular Jews And What I Mean By The Term “God”


I get a gnawing sense that when I talk about God, my secular Jewish friends hear, “la la la la la la la la”. When I read atheist blogs, or comments on religious Facebook posts, I see this wild disconnect between what people of faith mean by God, and what atheist think we mean about […]