David Bashevkin

The Rabbi’s Children

Growing up in the spotlight is never easy. Since biblical times, the children of rabbis and leaders have struggled. Explore the pitfalls children experience in a rabbinic home and learn how to create a home of optimistic ideals.... Read more

R-Rated European Responsa

Nostalgia is the funhouse mirror of our past. We tend to look at previous generations as angelic. In many ways they were. Here will explore the incendiary stories and incidents of our Jewish past.... Read more


Failure can be a cruel teacher, but what is it trying to teach us? ... Read more

Alternative History

What if? What if we chose a different career, what if we chose a different spouse, what if the Portland Trailblazers selected Michael Jordan in the 1984 NBA draft? Explore the signficance of the question we often whisper but always ask: What if our collective and personal history was different.... Read more

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

What makes us human? The past several decades have seen the very fabric and definition of humanity being challenges in unprecdeted ways. Explore the nature of what makes us human through the lens of the creation story of mankind.... Read more