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Matthue Roth

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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

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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

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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

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Subway Rabbi

By On December 5, 2017

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

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Survivors

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

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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

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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

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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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When Old People Go Missing

By On August 29, 2017

My cousin is missing. He isn't where I left him.… Read More

Story

The Fox in the Ruins

By On August 1, 2017

Yosh spotted it first in the corner of his eye, a blur of red and teeth. He recognized it immediately. He had read about foxes in books.… Read More

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