Monday, April 03, 2017

The (Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah

The (Unofficial) Hogwarts Haggadah is this year's #1 best-selling haggadah on Amazon. It was created with true fandom and great Jewish knowledge by Rabbi Moshe Rosenberg, who also authored Morality for Muggles: Ethics in the Bible and the World of Harry Potter (as well as a number of Star Trek related articles at Tablet Magazine). I spoke to Rabbi Rosenberg by Skype, which seemed to have a basilisk in its walls - please consider the creepy hiss behind his voice to be part of the mystery and magic.

During the interview, we talked about #Trypod, the campaign to get more people to try more podcasts. Rabbi Rosenber's #Trypod recommendation was Nice Jewish Fangirls, a podcast by his own daughter!  And check out my #Trypod recommendations here



Produced by: Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel 
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1 comment:

KSP said...

Great interview. I had the privilege of sitting at Rabbi Rosenberg's Shabbos table (with some other nerds!) and talking about Star Trek, both on its own and relating to Judaism.