Raunchy, Sarcastic TikTok Talmud Commentary Isn’t Profane. It’s Torah.

Is it appropriate to call an ancient rabbi a “legendary hottie”? To use “thirst” in the online sense?

“Is it appropriate to call an ancient rabbi a “legendary hottie”? To use “thirst” in the online sense? To translate one Talmudic voice replying to another as, “Oh my God, what the actual f–k is wrong with you, you misogynistic ageist dips–t”?

Miriam Anzovin, an ex-Orthodox artist in Boston, ignited debate over these questions after making headlines in both North America and Israel for her series of TikTok videos responding to passages in the Talmud, the central text of rabbinic Judaism.”

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