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erotic imagery and biblical allusions

Erotica That Only a Jewish Mother Can Love
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Erotica for the Kosher Set

By On March 3, 2015

By the frum, for the frum, Shosha Pearl writes the sexiest—and possibly only—erotica completely permissible by traditional Jewish law. Shosha Pearl is a pen name. Her stories, all set in the Orthodox… Read More

The Most Innovative Judaica We've Ever Seen
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The Most Innovative Judaica We’ve Ever Seen

By On July 1, 2014

A tie made out of an old tallit. An oil chanukiyah made out of repurposed light bulbs. A yad for reading the Torah made to look like a pixelated mouse icon for… Read More

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Nude Photos + Bible = Art

By On December 4, 2013

The words of the Bible calligraphed carefully onto…skin? This edgy sounding art project is actually pretty old-school: a Torah scroll is sheepskin with calligraphy on it—but Israeli artist Ronit Bigal has taken the idea of Torah on… Read More

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Pears, Breasts, and Life

By On January 31, 2011

At 76 years old, the work of Linda Pastan–two-time National Book Award finalist and the former poet laureate of Maryland–is still playful and sensual. For instance, the poem “Pears” from her new… Read More

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