Hot Off the Shtender

Hot Off the Shtender is a weekly blog that explores texts and reflections from the bet midrash. Lovingly referred to as “HOTS,” this is a SVARA resource you won’t want to miss.

Let the Waves

This past January, in celebration of ten years of friendship, one of my closest friends and I decided to take…
A close-up image of someone's Alef-Bet learning materials. There is a colorful alef-bet sheet that lists each letter and its definition, as well as a folder that says "queer talmud nerd", and a worksheet that has been underlined and highlighted.

Long Live the Fairies

The artwork displayed in the image above was created by Molly Costello (left) and Adam Benedict (right). This piece is…