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For A Godly Man, I Remain Painfully Flawed
I’m a convert to Orthodox Judaism. I subscribe to an elevated moral code. I try to live my life by the dictates of Jewish law. I want to be a mentch. I study the holy words of Torah. I meditate … Continue reading
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Is It OK To Have Affairs If You Need Them For Your Art?
Are writers accountable to a different moral code? As their art is so necessary, their perceptions so keen, perhaps they have to live up to a different Torah? Fred emails: I can see the dialog now: Dear, I have a … Continue reading
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The Other Woman
"Woman, why do you keep putting garlic in everything?" I bellow. "You don’t want me to be attractive to other women." "Why do you want to be attractive to other women?" she says. "I need the affirmation." "I want you … Continue reading
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