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Who Is An Addict?

I used to think that an addict was somebody who lacked moral strength. Others argue that addicts suffer from a chemical dependency or a mental disorder. In his book God of Our Understanding: Jewish Spirituality and Recovery from Addiction, Rabbi … Continue reading

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Shabbat Unplugged

Ellis Kirschenbaum, executive director of Temple Emanuel in Beverly Hills, emails: Luke, Thank you to you and the committee that included Temple Emanuel in your ratings. Ratings are subjective and we can’t really quarrel with your consensus opinion with one … Continue reading

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Jewish Spirituality

I have close to zero interest in spirituality, prayer and developing a relationship with G-d (if I want to feel the transcendent, I just listen to a good pop song). About the only rabbi who made any sense to me … Continue reading

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