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Endless Love: Happy 40th Anniversary

Tweet Karen and I were married in 1977. Today is our 40th anniversary. But the truth is I have been in love with Karen since I was nine years old. Which is to say I have been helplessly, hopelessly in love with Karen for most of my life. I’m publishing the first chapter of my […]

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Friday Photos: True Hollywood Confessions

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How I Married Karen Thirty-Eight Years Ago Today

Tweet Today is our 38th wedding anniversary. But as readers of Seraphic Secret know, I have been helplessly, hopelessly in love with Karen since 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 was her […]

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How Important Are Shared Memories?

Tweet More than anything, I look forward to Friday night Shabbat dinner. Frequently, Karen and I are invited to friend’s homes where we and other guests talk, eat, and sing sweet Shabbat songs. But when I’m alone with Karen on Friday night, there is a certain magic that happens — and I never know what […]

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Endless Love: Happy 35th Anniversary

Tweet I have been in love with my wife Karen since I was nine years old, which is to say for most of my life. We were married in 1977. Today is our 35th anniversary. I’m republishing the first and final chapter of my series How I Married Karen as a tribute to my wife […]

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Friday Photos: My Beautiful Neighborhood

Tweet Los Angeles is built for the automobile. But I make it my business to walk around, exploring unexpected corners of my neighborhood. Behind the wheel of a car the world whooshes past in a blur. But on foot I have the opportunity to focus on the deliciously ordinary. All photos were taken with my […]

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Endless Love: Happy 34th Anniversary

Tweet Karen and I enter Yichud, June 19, 1977. Tweet Today is our 34th wedding anniversary. I have been in love with Karen since we were nine year-old children attending Yeshiva Flatbush elementary school in Brooklyn. This is an excerpt from How I Married Karen and details the moments right after the Chuppah. Alone Together […]

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    Young Israel of Century City

    Fourteenth: June 11, 2016
    Daniel Greenfield: “Fighting Anti-Semitism and Defending Israel in the Age of BDS.”

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    Thirteenth: May 22, 2016
    Ben Shapiro: “How You Can Save Israel”

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    Twelfth: June 7, 2015
    Larry Elder: “The New Black Anti-Semitism”

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    Eleventh: June 8, 2014
    Michael Medved: “Shifting Alliances: Why Liberals No Longer Reliably Support Israel — And Conservatives Do.”

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    Tenth: June 9, 2013
    David Horowitz: “The War Against Judaism on the University Campus.”

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    Ninth: June 3, 2012
    Joel B. Pollak: “The Mainstream Media’s Betrayal of Israel.”

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    Eighth: June 5, 2011
    Yossi Klein Halevi: “What is Expected of a Survivor People: Lessons My Father Taught Me.”

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    Seventh: June 13, 2010
    Dennis Prager: “Happiness is a Mitzvah, Not an Emotion.”

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    Sixth: June 21, 2009
    Rabbi Steven Pruzansky: “Conformity in Jewish Life: Vice, Virtue or Affectation?”

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    Fifth: June 15, 2008
    Rabbi Dr. Gil S. Perl: “What Was the Rosh Yeshiva Reading: Intellectual Openness in 19th Century Lithuania.”

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