For example in the city of Jerusalem, Israel or Brooklyn, NY, there are tens of Thousands of orthodox Jewish families living in a closed tight knit community. All Orthodox Jews believe in one God (Hashem) and that the Jews are his chosen people.
They Believe that there is only one way to interpret Judaism, which is the orthodox way. From those ultra-orthodox Jews who live in the US but hardly speak English, only Yiddish being their native language, to more modern-orthodox Jews that mingle among the secular croud.
I dry my curly hair until it's long on my back, paint my eyes with brown pencil.
By the time I leave, I have sprayed perfume, brushed my teeth, and smoothed lotion over my newly shaven legs. He's put the kids to bed, turned off the game, lit candles in our bedroom, poured two tall glasses of apple wine.
He is backlit by our house, our life, and he seems larger than ever, dressed in the shirt he knows I love. We've been married for five years, but my heart is pounding: I am so ready to be home.I was beginning to hate the rigid restrictions on my sex life until the other day, when I was sitting on a blanket with my two toddlers in a suburban Detroit park, eating pretzels from Ziploc bags and listening to other moms talking about their sex lives."So what if I pass you the ketchup! "It's not going to make me have sex with you right here.""I kinda like having these nuances," my husband said quietly. But there is joy in it, too — which is why I joined the thousands of , Jews who abandon secular life for the incredible passion that results from devotion to the Torah. After a 45-minute soak, full of peaceful reading, then scrubbing, combing, and rinsing, I am ready to descend into the mikvah's waters. "Kosher." "Kosher."When I am finished, as always, I ask for a moment by myself. It is my most religious moment."Please," I whisper to the tiles, and emerge into cold air."I miss you, but it's exciting when I can just come up behind you at the sink, lift your hair, and nuzzle your neck. And Avy was reminding me of one of the greatest joys: sex. I follow a woman down a silent, tiled hall until I reach an unmarked door and walk through it. I take off my robe and step in until the water reaches my shoulders. The kind woman who assisted me steps outside to wait. Afterward, I whip off the towels and pull on the pink, see-through underwear that rides low on my hips.Let me start by listing just a few of their rituals. ), most of them will always wear some type of skullcap (Yarmulkeh or Kipah in hebrew) on their head, and one week of the year they will take a branch of a palm tree with three other species and wave it around to all sides. They are very family oriented and lead warm and loving large families.Honoring parents and devotion for their children's humble and honest upbringing is a core orthodox judaism belief.