Vanity Fair: Ten Jewish Car Writers Share 10 Automotive Plagues
In the book of Exodus, hard-hearted Pharaoh was hit up with all manner of tortures—amphibians, pustules, blackouts, and 600,000 whiny Jews among them. Still, none could persuade him to give up his favored practice: Hebraic enslavement! Likewise, those of us enamored with automobiles endure an endless deluge of degradations and discomfitures—yet we (stupidly) persevere with our peculiar obsession.
In honor of Passover, which begins early next week, I formed an automotive minyan, and asked my 10 favorite Car Jews (myself included) to each choose an automotive plague and a car that represents it. Click through the slide show to learn why we’re all still in bondage.