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Salvador Litvak

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The Extraordinary Death Of Eddie Dinkowitz

By On May 6, 2015

If the alarm was a sign from Eddie, then I believe it was more than a sign of gratitude. I believe it was a wake-up call. … Read More

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In Praise Of Obsession

By On March 25, 2015

When everything is getting attended to, nothing that really matters is getting done.… Read More

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My Beliefs About God In 100 Words

By On March 11, 2015

My rabbi challenged me to write my theology in 100 words. This is both harder and easier than it sounds. I highly recommend the effort.… Read More

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Why Did G-d Make And Unmake Dinosaurs?

By On February 11, 2015

Can G-d learn from His mistakes? Can G-d make mistakes?… Read More

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The Perils Of Public Jewishness

By On January 14, 2015

Is it wrong to angle for an edge while visibly Jewish? The Accidental Talmudist and his wife recall an uncomfortable encounter at a nightclub.… Read More

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I Couldn’t Meet My Soulmate Until I Met My Soul

By On December 31, 2014

A New Year's Eve love story that almost wasn't. … Read More

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Getting High In The Holiest Place On Earth

By On December 17, 2014

You never know how you'll be changed at the holiest place on earth...… Read More

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I Sobbed For A Stranger

By On November 11, 2014

I cannot recall the last time I cried when reading about the death of a stranger. This terrorist attack was different.… Read More

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My Mom Has Dementia, And Other Good News

By On October 22, 2014

I needed to find the meaning in all this. I found two rabbis who comforted me, one from the Talmud, and one from Ohio.… Read More

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An Ancient Trick For Resolutions That Stick

By On October 8, 2014

We would never fix the brakes on our cars without help, yet we routinely assume we can fix the far more complicated brakes on our thoughts, speech and deeds.… Read More

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