Monthly Archive: May 2015

Sescond taster flight of beers

A Spring Visit to Bootlegger’s Brewery

I’ve been to the tasting room at Bootlegger’s Brewery in Downtown Fullerton several times and have been surprised that I have not yet written about it. So, having visited recently, I realized it would be a good opportunity to finally...


Considering the Amoraic Midrashic Imagery of God Enclosing the Jews Beneath Mt. Sinai (Shabbat 88a) [Talmud Tuesday]

A common midrash that appears in discourse around Purim and especially Shavuot (which is coming up very soon) is that of Rav Avdimi, son of Hama, son of Hasa, as recorded on bShabbat 88a, expounding on Exodus 19:17: וַיִּתְיַצְּבוּ, בְּתַחְתִּית...