To Jerusalem With Love

Of course more iconic than the song “To Sir With Love” is the verse from the Torah, You shall love your fellow as yourself. This is easier said than done when

Jewish Joie De Vivre? Part II

When I choose as my goal: “To love and connect with G-d and my fellow”, I am pointed in the right direction. This is no little thing. In and of itself it becomes a reason for joy.

Jewish and What in the World did I just do!?

Twenty years into learning about Judaism, I was still hanging around the edges. Learning? Yes. Observing Jewish laws? Too exotic and constraining. I admired other people’s Jewish observances. but I was

MITZVAH SURPRISES: Recap #4

A mini skirt wearing, religion hating, pork rib loving woman seeking excitement…finds joy, dignity and delight in her Jewish roots and surprise surprise..

“But how exactly did you fall in love with being Jewish?”: Recap #3

This next recap is about…. finding my way back home. Into the tribe and the religion of our fathers and mothers…. Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob, Leah and Rachel…