Monthly Archives: July 2011

RZ VS. MO. Difference No #3: Different Visions

“You call yourselves Americans, but you’re really just transplanted Englishmen…The same God, same language, same culture and history, same songs, stories, legends, myths – but different dreams. Different dreams. So very sad.” – Col. Arthur Freemantle, Gettysburg (the movie) If … Continue reading

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Sex Ed and the Orthodox Community: The Other Side of the Coin

I guess it was inevitable that someone would make a counter-argument (in Hebrew) to all the complaints about first-night jitters in the religious community. What’s funny is that it’s made by an ex-religious girl… So here’s the jist of her argument: The … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Exercise and Life

I was not very good at sports when I was a kid. No, scratch that, I sucked at sports when I was a kid. I almost always came in dead last in everything I did. I was always the last … Continue reading

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More Thoughts on Sex Ed in the Orthodox Community

“Insanity is defined as repeating the same behavior and expecting a different result” It seems the subject of sex education in Orthodox society just won’t die. Yet another article is up (Hebrew) talking about the lack of preparation in our … Continue reading

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Open Thread Sunday

So…what are you doing this summer? 1) Working (like me) 2) Travelling 3) Nothing 4) Other (specify)

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Let’s Talk About Sex…Again

Back on my old blog, I wrote a frustration-filled rant about how Orthodox society is obsessed with sex, its suppression and enforcing its nature as a taboo. In response to a number of comments, I tried to flesh out some … Continue reading

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A Book in Search of an (English) Publisher

After his interview on this blog, Rabbi Dr. Michael Avraham asked me if I know of a publishing house interested in putting out his book on religion and evolution in English. It needn’t necesarily be a Jewish publishing house – … Continue reading

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