#ThowbackThursday: Converts, Cheesecake, and Other Reasons To Like Shavuot

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My Letterman-style Top Ten Reason To Love Shavuot: 10. Cheesecake Brownies. It’s like shooting heroine and cocaine at the same time..only a lot healthier and legal. Dairy and Shavuot go hand-in-hand, and since I seldom eat meat this holiday glorifies everything I love that makes me fat. 9. You get to remember who Ruth is. […]

Five Ways To Reflect On the Holocaust

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Today we begin Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Here at PunkTorah, we have four resources that give pause to reflect on the meaning of the Jewish community’s greatest modern tragedy. Learn About the Holocaust on Darshan Yeshiva Our Intro to Judaism course has a great series of Jewish history videos, including ones on the Holocaust. […]

Free Mishnah Classes at Darshan Yeshiva

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Talmud study is ridiculously intimidating. But not anymore. Darshan Yeshiva is now offering a seven-part Intro to Mishnah class, a great way to get started in Talmud study. With seven podcasts and thirteen handouts, students will gain a sense of what the Mishnah is all about, thanks to the thoughtful approach by Lex Rofes, who […]

#ThrowbackThursday Adventures In Online Passover Shopping

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Hi guys! Did you miss me as much as I missed you? I bet you did. This being my first real life Passover, I wanted it to be killer rad. Like every other holiday I’ve tried to make special, something weird happened in my life that’s forced me to re-evaluate the approach I wanted to […]

Make Your Own Haggadah For Kids

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Please give a suggested $10.00 donation to PunkTorah for downloading this free Make It Yourself Haggadah. Download the MAKE IT YOURSELF HAGGADAH by clicking this link. There is a lot of stuff in Judaism. Wine cups, challah covers, mezzuzot, Torah scrolls, tallitot, tallitot k’tanot, books, and more books. Which makes it easy for us to […]