Tag Archives: Robert J. Avrech

Kirkus Reviews “How I Married Karen”

Tweet I’ve always been ambivalent about critics and their reviews of my work. I confess to being stung by bad reviews and, of course, elated by good ones. Remaining indifferent has never been an option. When one of my films gets slammed, I tell myself stuff like: “What do they know?” or “Hey, if they’re […]

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How I Married Karen Thirty-Six Years Ago Today

Tweet Today is our 36th wedding anniversary. But as readers of Seraphic Secret know, I have been helplessly, hopelessly in love with Karen ever since the fourth grade, when I first saw her on the playground of our elementary school, Yeshiva of Flatbush. Without Karen, I never would have accomplished very much in life. It […]

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How I Married Karen, The EBook

Tweet At last, How I Married Karen, the story of my perfect imperfection, has been published as an ebook. I fell hopelessly and helplessly in love with Karen when we were fourth-grade classmates in the Yeshivah of Flatbush. In this true life story, an unorthodox Orthodox memoir, I detail an all-consuming love that struck at age […]

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Angel

Tweet This coming Sunday, June 3, 2012 is the Ninth Annual Ariel Avrech Memorial Lecture. Click here for details. For those who cannot attend the lecture by Joel B. Pollak, Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart.com, “The Mainstream Media’s Betrayal of Israel,” will be posted here at Seraphic Secret. We wish all our friends and relatives a lovely […]

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I Only Want To Be With You

Tweet Consider this a footnote to my series: How I Married Karen. First the song, then the story:   A few days ago I was watching a movie when suddenly, in the middle of a scene, Dusty Springfield’s “I Only Want To Be With You” kicked in over the soundtrack. So riveted was I by […]

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