The Moment: Issue 1019

JL;DR SUMMARY The community of Gateshead, England celebrated the relocation of Yeshivas Tiferes Yaacov to a new campus after nearly 50 years, repurposing a once-bankrupt hotel into a yeshivah, fulfilling a vision of the Ponevezher Rav. A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least, that was the handle his lovin' parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. Now, Dude, that's a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about the Dude that didn't make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived, likewise. But then again, maybe that's why I found the place s'durned innarestin'.

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