Who cares about March Madness when there are Apgar tests, violin lessons, and a million other things for a Jewish parent to be anxious about? Here’s a bracket for parental anxiety.
Some of us are getting really bored by all the talk of March Madness, the seemingly interminable college basketball tournament, which, thankfully, ends next week. But what if there was a bracket-to-bracket matchup of something far more engaging, like Jewish parental neuroses and insane overly competitive impulses? It might look something like this (click to enlarge):
This week’s parasha, telling of the strange and inexplicable deaths of Aaron’s sons, is an excellent primer on truth, lies, bunk, and the crucial differences among them