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“And then I realized, I need help! I need to talk to someone besides for Tzivya and Amy. I love the two of them to pieces, but when it comes to dating, they don’t have the perspective that I need.”
You’ve probably never heard of these four women, but you most likely know their husbands’ song lyrics by heart. While they avoid the limelight, their husbands are in the spotlight, singing in concerts, at chuppahs, and during the Yamim Noraim. What it’s really like to be married to a famous Jewish singer.
And then there were the stories I read about the lamed-vav tzaddikim — the 36 righteous people in whose merit the world exists — made invisible by their unassuming facade. I would search for them among the poor and homeless Jews who roamed the streets of the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Some of them I recognized as just beggars. But others …