From atheism, military service, and being one of the only Jews in his “high desert” California town, Tomer discovered Judaism. Listen as he describes
Tag: Love your fellow as yourself
Where Are You?
I couldn’t quite shake my resentment towards the cruelty of the past. Considering this simple question, where did my connection to G-d first get lost, some…
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.
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..
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