This week on Unorthodox, sex counselor Bat Sheva Marcus and Slate advice columnist Mallory Ortberg
Also in discussion during this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’: How long does the sex act take? As long as it takes to eat an egg, or to reach for a loaf of bread?
The cheating website’s founder Noel Biderman apparently had a horrible screenplay in the works
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
Luba Saraswati Evans-Zion blends Jewish mysticism with Tantric meditation to help people connect to their bodies
Jonathan Eig examines the renegade Jewish biologist and his three co-crusaders who made having sex without having a baby possible
Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.
The Tattler: Out of the thousands of perfectly nice Adam Levines out there, they had to pick that one
The most fun you’ll ever have without laughing
In the first part of a new series, we meet a sex therapist who helps religious Jews achieve intimacy
Parents in a tight-knit neighborhood believe a pedophile ring is terrorizing children. What if it doesn’t exist?
Evaluating comedy on its political merit is like disassembling a vibrator to analyze its mechanics: You can do it, but that’s not what it’s for.
A kosher sex site promises to spice up your observant love life
Alfred Kazin brought out the Jew in Emerson, the mystic in sex, and the terrible beauty in community. There’s no better guide for the “social me” age.
No word on whether it’s really, really hot
Says decade-old study still worth bragging about
An educational retreat may raise more questions than it answers
On Valentine’s Day, reflecting on the limits and boundlessness of a father’s love
When Shannon Orand asked Rabbi Leib Tropper to help her study to become a Jew, he asked for sexual favors in return, she says
Orand’s dirty phone calls with the man she says is Tropper
How a New York rabbi tried to remake the rules on converting to Judaism, until a sex tape—and a family feud between his wealthy backers—brought him down
New study tells Jewish men what they totally already knew
In all its ‘dullness’
‘Details’ uncovers shocking trend
Berkeley symposium took a prurient look at Yiddish culture
Reveals a new survey
‘New York’ mag considers the question, comprehensively
She testified against him
A fresh look at the laughingstock of psychoanalysis