Abstinence or Indulgence, Which is the Torah Way? Shimon HaTzadik, High Priest in Jerusalem never wanted to partake in the sacrifice offerings of a Nazirite until he meets this one young man, who he praises as a role-model. What is so special about him? Does coming close to God require separation from all the good things in life? Is the physical world really an evil and opposite of the spiritual? This issue has been debated for centuries. In this class, we set the record straight, with many practical, relevant and even some personal examples, about how to live a balanced life of moderation. Examples include discussions on modern dietary and sexual morays.