Posts Tagged ‘ g-dcast ’

Atone! With The Yom Kippur eScapegoat.

September 10, 2013
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With the High Holidays upon us, the good folks who brought us quirky digital takes on the weekly Torah portion and that Leviticus-inspired iPhone game are back with something new: a website that lets you create a virtual scapegoat. That is, an eScapegoat. Say what? Intrigued by the ancient Yom Kippur ritual in which the High Priest chose a goat…

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Honi, the Rainmaker

February 8, 2012
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The Talmudic fable of Honi the Circle-Maker isn’t the only lesson on environmentalism from traditional Jewish sources,…

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Messed-Up Bible Stories

January 26, 2012
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There’s no denying it. Some stories from the Torah are straight-up disturbing. Often, in Hebrew schools and synagogues, people push…

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Karaoke Shabbat

November 9, 2011
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“One! Two! Three!” counts singer-songwriter Elana Jagoda. As…

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Ten Commandments+South Park

January 11, 2011
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A feminist rapper checks out how women were treated in…

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