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The inner principle of celibacy is self-removal from the temptations and distractions of mundane daily life for the sake of a pursuit of holiness. According to the Torah, however, the holiest of holy possibilities is to be found precisely in the most mund...
One Talmudic opinion suggests that because the nazirite denies himself the pleasure of drinking wine, he is considered “sinful.” But why should it be wrong to deny oneself anything?
Some religious doctrines see marriage as a concession to human weakness. Nothing could be further from Jewish thought . . .
The taxi driver shook his head and said, “You Jews have got it good. In my community, when someone is dating and confused, or is going through a rough patch in his marriage, who should we turn to?”
The Kabbalah of Marriage
The Jewish view on marital relations and the virtue in the unity it produces.
When opposites attract, sparks fly—because it is the presence of something absolutely great (read: G‑d) that drives the attraction in the first place.
How does one simultaneously dwell in two contradictory worlds—the world of the spirit and the world of the flesh? Sprinkling every area of life with salt is the solution.
The nazirite is a holy calling—rising above the mundane by observing a meticulous lifestyle
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