Taking Judaism Seriously Again

July 21st, 2010

Jewish readers have just come off the fast of the 9th of Av, commemorating the destruction of the first and second Temples, and other sad chapters in Jewish history. L.A.’s local Jewish paper impolitely ushered in this sad period with a proposal to revise millennial mourning practices with a party (the next day), including such PC innovations as chanting Maimonides texts in their original Arabic. Here’s our response.