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Religion's Remarkable Memetic Conservation

As a means of memetic conservation, religions are amazing.

The Catholics still release all of their official documents in Latin, a language that disappeared in its natural habitat about 1,500 years ago (and conducted all of their rituals around the world in Latin until 1964). 1,282 more words


Policing Purim: Community Engagement

PC Alice Perry is the latest member of the 2015 cohort to the Police Now blog. On the eve of the Jewish holiday of Passover, Alice talks about her experiences policing in Hackney during the holiday of Purim in March.  505 more words

When Purim Can Get Embarrassing

This is another post from Esther, who taught in her own alma mater after seminary.

When I taught eighth grade English, my two little sisters were in fourth grade and second grade. 410 more words


SCD Hamentashen

Here are our grainless Chocolate Hamentashens! The homemade crust is made with pure almond flour and coconut oil, and the filling is made out of delicious all natural dates, 100% cocoa, and avocado!  11 more words


Hamantaschen, Part 2

As you might remember from last week, I started telling you all about hamantaschen. What they’re all about, the holiday of Purim, and my connection with them. 957 more words