“Crowns” is based around the question: why did some of Jewish Law change over time? Why, if all of these Laws are sacred, did we not receive them all at Mt. Sinai, and keep them as they were? Why let them evolve at all? Some of the Laws, it’s been pointed out, changed so much from the time of the Exodus to the Talmudic era that Moses himself wouldn’t recognize them! This story, found in the Talmud, attempts to offer an explanation, while also addressing that age-old question: why do bad things happen to good people?