Episode #67: “That’s part of your whole assimilationist thing.”

How much panic is appropriate to mark the appearance of the “Check Engine” light? If you’re Rosen, even though you know better, plenty. Limping into the Twilight Lounge after a morning spent learning all about the possible causes of the aforementioned light, he relates his troubles to a slightly low-energy Goldbrener, who refuses to engage in a long-form discussion of Kanye West’s viability as a presidential candidate, then uses a recent “(Is it) Good for the Jews?” Facebook page post to launch into a study of

Are Sizeable B’nai Mitzvot Cash Gifts Good for the Jews?

CHECKENGINE

Meanwhile, the Check Engine light looms.

About Larry Rosen

Was born Jewish, raised Jewish and educated Catholic. He is a “Jewsuit”. He is also a husband, father, newspaper and magazine writer, habitual wearer of baseball caps and author of the soon-to-be-released memoir about his son’s bar mitzvah, “The Rabbi Has Left the Building.”