Christ is Risen! to all the Orthodox out there.
At MIT, we use the opportunity to cook some Romanian food and have a party (and an after-party at my house, it seems). As prototypes of our post-communist generation, we don't really believe in anything, including religion. But it is a cool opportunity to get together.
To celebrate this atheist Orthodox party, let me share a timely joke told tonight.
Yitzhak is very sad: his son converted to Christianity. His friends advise him to talk to the Rabi.Incidentally, I flew back on Friday night, and I'm flying away in the morning... I promise to get back to some blogging in about 1.5 weeks, when my interviews and visits are over.
He goes to the Rabi and tells him his story.
The Rabi says: "You know, Yitzhak, I had the same problem, and I asked God about it..."
"And what did God say, Rabi?"
"He said: You know, Rabi, I had the same problem... "