How the Book of Leviticus Inspired a Gay Jewish Author's New Novel

Daniel M. Jaffe spent his early years tormented by his sexuality within the Orthodox community. It is a past he revisits in his latest book, hoping his own attempted suicide can now can help others

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When the 16-year-old protagonist of Daniel M. Jaffe’s new novel comes across a passage from the book of Leviticus, he blinks and clamps his eyes shut. “Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind; it is...