Posts Tagged ‘ love ’

A Rabbi (and Movie) for All Your Sexual Hangups

August 4, 2015
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A Rabbi (and Movie) for All Your Sexual Hangups

“You think a rabbi could teach you anything about sex?” asks director Ricardo Adler. It’s a fair question. Adler has made a spiritual and sensuous documentary called The Lost Key that explores this provocative topic. He came to this project from a very personal need. He went through a traumatic…

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Ben Sorer U’Moreh

August 1, 2012
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rebel-son

Think kids today have trouble with authority? The Torah (Deuteronomy 21:18) tells the story of a ben sorer u’moreh,…

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Nature Boy

July 17, 2012
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girl blue dress

The 1947 song “Nature Boy,” written by eden ahbez, has a long and strange history.…

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Cherubs

March 2, 2012
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cherub

Cherubs–those sweet little babies with wings–have become a…

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Free Love

March 23, 2011
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free love

Is it possible to be too comfortable with yourself? The Torah tells…

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Postcards from Hell

March 22, 2011
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postcards from hell

Torkel S. Wächter, a Swedish novelist who happens to…

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A Sexy Outsider’s View of Yeshiva

February 10, 2011
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A sexy outsiders view of yeshiva

Stephen Marche’s wonderful novel Raymond and Hannah (2006) begins…

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Love and Garbage

January 3, 2011
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love and garbage

When the Communist Party came to power in Czechoslovakia in…

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Splitting the Sea

October 27, 2010
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Splitting the sea

Think your job is hard? Try being a…

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