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Why Are So Many Alexander Technique Teachers Jewish?
Veteran Alexander teacher Frank Ottiwell made a stray remark about training with Judy Leibowitz in New York in 1958 with a “dozen Jews.” (Cited in this interview with Brooke Lieb.) That made me wonder why so many Alexander teachers are … Continue reading
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Three Reasons For Not Asking For Reasons For Jewish Law
In his 2000 lecture on Numbers 19, Dennis Prager says that this is the area where he most differs with the tradition. I do not believe that there are any laws we can not understand. The traditional interpretation is that … Continue reading
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Do Gentiles Possess Holiness?
The more religious you go in Jewish life, the more likely you are to encounter beliefs that Gentiles have little value. There’s a good discussion on Failed Messiah: RabbidW posts: "Jews do not plan on killing nonJews. Jews speak of … Continue reading
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