The Accidental Seder (Phlegm Isn’t a Plague?)


A few years ago, I told my friend, Mitch that I’d never seen the movie, The Ten Commandments. Correctly deducing that this meant I was a horrible Jew and had not actively been passing on critical knowledge (not to mention that great movie) to my children, he launched into an interrogation, asking, “Does Emma know [...]

Girl Scout Cookies: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


It’s almost Pesach (that’s Passover to you folks who think a yarmulke is some kind of string instrument), a time that, traditionally, rhetorical questions are asked. Like, Why is this night different from all other nights? (Answer: Because we’re forced to mispronounce Biblical names out loud before we get to eat). Or, why are Girl [...]