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About me

Gender MALE
Location New York, United States
Introduction I'm one of the few who leave orthodox judaism in middle age - after marriage and children, and with all of the consequences that you would expect (at least). While I have deep respect for orthodoxy - and it still provides my spiritual vocabulary - I do not believe at all in the divinity of the Torah. You may ask, "Is this really about theology?" Well, yes and no...
Interests the psychology of belief, fatherhood, film noir classics, music with soul, off-piest, strumming
Favorite Movies To Have and Have Not, Shawshank Redemption, Bad Day at Black Rock, Annie Hall, Laura, Holiday, anything by Christopher Guest or Howard Hawks
Favorite Music Pavement, Grateful Dead, Cowboy Junkies, Creadence, Green Day, Elton John, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Segovia, John Coltrane, etc, etc, etc...
Favorite Books Barbarians at the Gate, O Jerusalem, Liar's Poker, A Brief History of Time, The Theory of Poker, The Art of Electronics, Talmud Bavli, Doonsberry