Worst. Purim. Ever.
And how that turned into two, multi-national Jewish organizations
By Rabbi Patrick Beaulier
Note: this audio post contains a story about a Jewish leader and his community. Because I believe that one should eliminate or try best to minimize lashon hara (evil speech/gossip) I have changed a few of the details to protect someone who I ultimately believe was innocent. Remember, Middah Machrio L'Chaf Zechu, give others the benefit of the doubt.
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With Purim coming up, I felt like now was a great time to tell an old story: the story of how PunkTorah, the umbrella organization of Darshan Yeshiva and Pluralistic Rabbinical Seminary began. And….well…how I wound up a rabbi.
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