Kosher Sex: A Recipe for Passion and Intimacy

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, May 12, 2010 - Family & Relationships - 304 pages
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In Kosher Sex, Rabbi Boteach pioneers a revolutionary approach to sex, marriage, and personal relationships, drawing on traditional Jewish wisdom. Using his experiences counseling individuals and couples, the author breaks down sexual taboos and openly, yet respectfully, discusses the meanings, emotions, and the hidden power of sex.

With his unique anecdotal style, Rabbi Boteach illustrates each and every point, using real couples who have discovered the joys of "kosher sex"--sex based on love, trust, and real intimacy. He profiles the two most common types of couples--best friends and passionate lovers--and suggests ways of synthesizing the best that each type has to offer.

Rabbi Boteach also has advice for singles on finding the right partner; for individuals either willing to take their long-term relationship to the next level or unsure about doing so; and for married couples who may be experiencing problems in their sex life. At a time when three out of every five marriages fail, Kosher Sex will have an astonishing and positive impact.

With a no-holds-barred conversational style and keen insight, Rabbi Boteach breaks all the taboos and pioneers a new approach to sex, marriage, and personal relationships. He not only brings traditional Jewish wisdom into the twentieth century but makes it relevant to everyone searching for a deeper, more meaningful, and more satisfying love life. -->

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Boteach has written an engaging book rooted in Jewish practice but directed at a nondenominational audience. An American Orthodox rabbi associated with the Lubavitch group, he founded the L'Chaim ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach is Director of the L'Chaim Society, a high-profile Jewish education organization that specializes in hosting world figures and statesmen lecturing on values-based leadership.  The subject of the BBC documentary "The Moses of Oxford," he is the author of ten books, including The Jewish Guide to Adultery and Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments. He lectures around the world on contemporary issues, and his weekly essays on the Internet are read by a vast following. He is also a frequent contributor on television and radio. Born in Los Angeles, he lived for many years in Miami, Oxford, England, and London. He now lives in New York with his wife and six children.

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