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Matthue Roth


Write On!: Sometimes I’m Too Jewish, Sometimes I’m Not Jewish Enough

By On March 13, 2018

The religious stuff, the Holocaust stuff, the passing inclusion of an oy — they’re all a part of the story, but are they the story?… Read More


Write On!: How Do You Know You’re Doing the Right Thing?

By On February 27, 2018

How do we know that we're writing something good, and not just tossing words on a page?… Read More


Writing Wisdom: Focus and Follow Through

By On February 13, 2018

I'll try to answer a few questions about the craft of being creative. … Read More


Nerds Who Work Out

By On January 16, 2018

The repetition of lifting a weight, no matter how heavy it is, gives you both a sense of purpose and a sense of openness.… Read More


When I Was a Country Song

By On December 19, 2017

In another life, we would've had nothing to do with each other. In this one, this trip was the only thing we had in common.… Read More


Subway Rabbi

By On December 5, 2017

Listening is exactly what he was after, but not like this. … Read More



By On November 21, 2017

Everyone gave you advice, especially me. So hard to just say, "I'm sorry your daughter is gone"… Read More


Do You Wear a Yarmulke All the Time??

By On October 24, 2017

My friends are becoming observant. And I don't like it.… Read More


The Sukkah on Top of the City

By On October 10, 2017

I follow the trail of a mysterious decoration in the Google sukkah.… Read More


A Guide to Additions and Emendations in the High Holiday Prayers

By On September 26, 2017

So we take the most common prayer and throw a bunch of new gloop into it. … Read More

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