About punktorah

If you love G_d, Torah and the Jewish People...but are REALLY tired of the crap that goes along with it, then keep reading. www.punktorah.com www.punktorah.com www.punktorah.com www.punktorah.com  www.punktorah.com www.punktorah.com 
I'm also the singer for a really awesome punk/metal/indie band called CAN!!CAN www.myspace.com/cancanband 

Change Your Jewish Last Name

By October 19, 2009

I want every Jew to change their last name. Katz, Goldberg, Weinstein…these names need to perish into the history books. Am I suggesting the complete obliteration of hundreds of years of familial titles? Am I suggesting that we disconnect the … Read More

Album Review: Girls In Trouble (Self Titled)

By October 7, 2009

I have to admit, I’ve been a little emo for the past three weeks. I can’t help it. The roller coaster of Rosh Hashanah dinners, heartfelt atonement, building the sukkah, pretty Jewish girls, the stress of my day job, the … Read More

Rabbi Dan Ain: Torah Badass (The Interview)

By October 5, 2009

Rabbi Ain is a rock star in the radical Jewish community. This guy leads one of, if not THE MOST, progressive congregations in the world. New Shul is a model for what is possible when you combine creativity, a love … Read More

Why I Believe in G-d (And You Should Too)

By September 30, 2009

52% of Jews do not believe in G_d. Apparently, being G_d’s chosen people does not preclude actual belief in said deity. I have to admit that this is a problem for me. And it really shouldn’t be. A quick mental … Read More

Stuff Jewish People Like

By September 29, 2009

Stuff (Young) Jewish People Like -Not believing in G_d -Liberal politics -Ethnic food, especially of the Asian persuasion (Chinese, sushi, Indian) -Acoustic guitar -Any event that includes the terms "young", "single" and "professionals" -Camp (but not camping) -Charities that benefit … Read More

Help Create A Hanukkah Album

By September 23, 2009

Attention Hebrews and Shebrews, now is your chance to shine the light of the Menorah…with music! Special Passenger Records of Jackson, Mississippi is now taking songs for its first ever Hanukkah album. All styles and genres, from death metal to … Read More

Album Review: Moshiach Oi! “Better Get Ready”

By September 23, 2009

When I listen to Moshiach Oi, I feel like I am eighteen again, hanging out with my friends at the skate park, watching DIY punk bands break their gear, pour through power chords with sweat and blood on their fingers, … Read More

Y’all Come Back to Judaism Now, Hear?

By September 17, 2009

"Is you a Hebrew?" "So y’all believe in Jesus, right?" "You can’t eat pork? What about ham? Or sausage?" You’d be surprised how often I get asked questions like this. It’s funny being one of the only Jews in your … Read More