“The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends. One repays a teacher badly if one remains only a pupil. And why, then, should you not pluck at my laurels.”
Like Bible Raps, they often have elements of user-generation, and they differ from more traditional approaches to Torah learning in that they are multi-sensory and take up the kid’s interests in their daily life into Jewish learning.
I find myself asked to defend my song, “I’m Not White, I’m Jewish” just about as often as you might suppose. Maybe more. I understand the critique. I feel it. I certainly have been given all the privileges a beige face is granted in this country. Jews pass as white, no doubt, but maybe passing