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"Foreskin's Lament" by Shalom Auslander

A good friend of mine gave me this book and encouraged me to read it, he thought I could relate to a lot of the contents of the memoir despite the fact that I am not Jewish. 522 more words

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Passover is a Story of Freedom Told in "Exodus" and Our Constitution's Freedom of Speech is Another Story - Both Are to be Celebrated - The Former is Not Real, The Latter Is

On Friday, April 22, of the current year, Passover began with Seder.

Shalom Auslander is a talented, humorous, an American author and essayist who grew up in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood and his writings are also to be celebrated. 1,093 more words

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Nature's flaws

“He could hear the squirrels now, clawing their way up and down the trees, chasing the birds, scaring them off. Squirrels were assholes. That such asshole creatures could be so physically adorable suggested a major flaw in nature’s schematic.” (Auslander, Shalom. Hope: A Tragedy)

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