11 12, 2016

Bizarre Wedding Practices – and a request

By |2016-12-11T06:01:18-07:00December 11th, 2016|Thoughts|

  The following essay is from my book “Mysteries of Judaism.” Gefen Publishing House will release my “Mysteries of Judaism II, How the rabbis and Others Changed Judaism” in February 2017.  I would like this book to be as popular as the first “Mysteries of Judaism.” Therefore, I am attaching the first volume here for [...]

14 01, 2013

Bizarre Wedding Practices

By |2013-01-14T07:38:21-07:00January 14th, 2013|Thoughts|

                                                                       By Israel Drazin   Dina and I were married 52 years ago by a Hasidic rabbi in Germany. His wife and children were murdered by the Nazis. He remarried a woman whose family was also murdered. At the synagogue services on the Shabbat before our wedding ceremony, when I was called to the [...]