“Is kindness truth?”, he asked. “Yes”, a few of us said. The others remained quiet. We knew by now that our teacher perceived the world beyond customary logic.
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Jews Of All Different Stripes
Yet sitting around the Seder table telling the story in different languages, our strangeness to each other falls away. Our distinct differences highlight our
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 Joie De Vivre
Have you ever had an amazing experience but you weren’t ready to put it into words yet? Crazy, wonderful, inspiring, AND grounding learnings are flooding…
Going Backwards – To Move Forward
Who knew being unabashedly Jewish was the missing link? Perhaps someone feels the same way… no sense of belonging to any Jewish co
JEWISH! (in American Sign Language & Spoken English)
Relax, watch and listen in American Sign Language and spoken English to “Mini Skirts and Jewish” narrated for Deaf and hearing audiences… First there’s the well trodden path. Then there’s the divergence I never expected…
SUKKOT – baby steps
“Sukkah is the only mitzvah into which a person enters with his muddy boots.” We do this mitzvah with our whole body. “You shall rejoice on your festival
MINI SKIRTS & JEWISH
I ate bbq pork ribs, delicious Italian salami subs, wore micro mini skirts, and was told often, “you’re Jewish? I thought you were Italian”… I was living the American dream.
LEAVING JUDAISM? a turning point
Sometimes it takes a bad experience to turn us around. Although I had basically no Jewish affiliation and was far along the secular continuum, our four year old son attended a Jewish pre-school. Now that we had children I thought I should try to offer them some kind of Jewish community/identity. I certainly didn’t feel qualified Read More