The Idea

Paths all begin with the Idea, less than thirty minutes for you designed and prepared to stimulate your thoughts and bring you the wholesome ideas that you cannot get anywhere else on the internet. You'll meet your engaging guide and continue down the Path to the Evidence and the Relevance.

Let’s get started by checking out the creation story. Would you believe it if we told you drinking played a role?

Wine’s for Sinners and for Saints. But results may vary…
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The Evidence

Flip through the Evidence a set of primary sources and inspiring ideas connected to the Idea. With our specialized comments, you'll see how the concepts we shared go beyond platitudes, but rather stem from age old sources of the Hebrew Bible and other significant texts.

  • What's wrong with the fruit anyway?
  • Let me tell you who wine is good for
  • The drunkard goes to the cemetery

The Relevance

Dive into the Relevance where you get something to read, watch, and listen to. That takes the concepts you explored in the Idea and brings them to life in the world around you. Click to benefit from these pieces of relevance.

  • Wine is there at the very beginning of the human story
  • Drinking brings benediction, but also ruin
  • Each intoxicating sip helps us unlock our soul
  • Drinking may not help us come up with better answers, but it sure sharpens the questions
  • To really be human, you need to know what it means to drink wine
A Path guided by

Ruby Namdar

Ruby Namdar was born and raised in Jerusalem to a family of Iranian-Jewish heritage. His first book, Haviv (2000), won The Ministry of Culture’s Award for Best First Publication. His novel The Ruined House has won the Sapir Prize, Israel’s most prestigious literary award. He currently lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters and teaches Jewish literature, focusing on Biblical and Talmudic narrative.