December 11, 2013 at 9:03 am by noamsienna
Note: the printed book The Hobbit (1994 edition) is indicated by an italicized title, while Peter Jackson’s 2012 film “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” is referred to with quotation marks. “According to the Nature of the Dwarves”: An Introduction to Dwarves and Jews On my way home from seeing “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” […]
December 19, 2012 at 4:29 pm by Roni
The Doctor Who Christmas special is on the horizon introducing a new companion to the show. But why does the Doctor need a companion at all? Does God need Abraham? Does God need us?
August 27, 2012 at 12:31 am by Jonah Rank
Accepting our destinies and trying to change them: drawing inspiration and frustration from Weird Al and The Boss. Also: Jewish views on astrology! (Maimonides thought it was dumb.)
February 7, 2011 at 3:55 pm by Jonah Rank
When what we hear does not suffice, will anything help us see? Will anyone ever help us see? How can we select our guides and accept those from whom we don’t actively learn?
November 7, 2010 at 11:14 am by Jonah Rank
What’s the use of a false story when it just stirs up some bad feelings?