Judaism
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I am a Modern Orthodox Jew. Born in New York, raised in Washington, I have spent the last 4 years at school in Israel and am, at the end of the summer, making aliyah. I believe that everyone has the right to their own opinion, even if that opinion is to disregard or violate halakha, though I also believe unchanging halakha to be the true way and value those who adhere to it. I respect those who have chosen not to adhere to halakha when they are willing to call a spade a spade and say that that is what they are doing. I do not respect people who attempt to twist the words of the sages and pretend that they are still operating within the halakhic system. Just as much on the other side, I respect those who have customs which are more stringent than my own, while I do not respect those who claim that their customs are halakha and try to force them onto me. If I had to define my one rule in life, it would be "never force your practices onto others, with the exception of this very practice." (Either that or "she's probably already going out with someone", but i think that first one is more profound.) As you can probably tell, I have a unique sense of humor, and am currently single. (If anyone knows any temimusdik girls who are single, in the Jerusalem area, and would be interested in meeting a caring, sensitive, and intelligent computer programmer, well... they're a luckier person than I am.)

P.S. I also like video games, Sci-fi, and of course, torah, halakha, and intellectualism.

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