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Rabbi Patrick’s Tattoos on

I’m thrilled to announce that I will be blogging on Patheos, an interfaith website with a stellar Jewish section. Since my blog is titled, “The Tattooed Rabbi”, it would be appropriate that my first piece is on my experience as a rabbi with tattoos. There’s a lot I could have put in this piece, particularly […]

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

Stereotypes Wear Different Jewish Faces

We as the new revolution of Jews ask ourselves about how we feel in social situations in regards to our religion. Is it okay to marry a gentile? Do I have to go to Passover at my cousin’s house when I might be able to visit with friends instead? There’s a holiday party with beer […]

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 […]