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Articles for Hevria

I’m Saul, And I Push Descartes An Introduction to Saul and what to expect from the column.
Our World Is Still On Fire Saul’s personal experience with Terrorism.
All These Scars The way scars remind us of past trauma, and the struggle to move on.
Friends, Who Needs Them? The long journey toward finding one’s place in the world.
What The F*** Is Jewish Music? It has no exact specification, no instrument that dictates its sound.
Nobody Cares That You’re Dead You’re only psychologically tricking yourself into artificial empathy that will get you nowhere.
Sympathy For The Deity This ain’t no single, this is a concept album. Let’s call this track two, continued from “What the F*** Is Jewish Music?”
Seeking Jewish Art Amid Bubbes & Bikinis It is always an interesting experiment to go to Art Basel in Miami with the intent of discovering contemporary Jewish art.
“Transparent” Is The TV Show Your Rabbi Warned You About In praise of great, radical Jewish TV.
My Dad Eats Treif, My Mom Doesn’t Eat Asparagus, And I Almost Killed Myself
My most personal essay yet.
The Future War For The Holocaust How thought about the war needs to change with the generations.
Contemporary Jewish Cinema’s Greatest Night
Part one analyzing 2009 in Jewish film, Inglourious Basterds vs. A Serious Man
Being The Jewish Best Man At A Christian Wedding The struggle to find comfort in your beliefs no matter where you are.
Confronting Pornography A short story about the struggle to deal with pornography addiction.
Why Don’t We Photograph Funerals? We endlessly capture all of life’s milestones except one.
She Was Totally Wrong For Me So I Married Her The story of how I met my wife.
There Is No “Off The Derech” We often judge people, sometimes even ourselves, on minute discrepancies.
The Messiah Is Death I’m scared of a Messianic lifestyle.
I May Have Saved Your Life While Saving My Own How donating blood brought me back from self harm.
Adventures In Interplanetary Judaism Science Fiction in a world of everyone missing the point of religion.
There Are No Good Jewish Communities We have lost so many communities, where do I fit in?
Moses Was An Introvert Humanizing a prophet and in turn inspiring us for something greater.
I’m Done Being A “Jewish Artist” Am I an artist trying to work in religious themes, or am I a religious person trying to make art? Thoughts on a decade of Matisyahu and knowing oneself.
What Was G0d Thinking When (S)He Made Me? Genesis, art, and Hitchcock through the lens of Kabbalah.

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