Beware of Richard Dawkins

Yanky felt immense relief after he confessed [his atheism] to his wife – he had felt like he was betraying her. ‘It was making me nuts,’ he said. He told her on Tisha B’Av – a fast day commemorating the destruction of the temple and the end of the Jewish Empire, because, as Yanky put it: ‘It was a good time to suffer, you know? She suffered a lot. She wasn’t too happy. She’s still upset.’ The way he told her was: ‘She hadn’t wanted me to go to the [Richard] Dawkins talk. And I said: You were right!

http://aeon.co/magazine/culture/the-double-life-of-hasidic-atheists/

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