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.

If You Can Dream It…

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”  I’m heading to Israel, a dream trip, and thank goodness I just received this wonderful video. Since I was packing until the very last minute 😳 , I didn’t know how I was possibly going to put something together to share.  Thank you Hashem for making Read More

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..

IRREVERENT LOVE

For even the smallest infractions, I want to hold grudges, if … someone cuts me off in traffic, returns my smile with a frown, does not seem to respect my opinion. AND yet, when I release my grudges on this minuscule level, it’s

A NEW DAY: good morning

MORNING RITUALS My dear friend Annie asked me to write down and send her my morning Jewish rituals. Here they are, as of now. Someone somewhere along the line told me this is what a Jew is supposed to do upon awakening. As I did not grow up observant, I have been adding Jewish observances Read More