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.

Mountains, Mysticism, and Moxie

High up in the mountains, Tzfat is considered “the city of kabbalah”… very spiritual… mystical actually. Cobblestoned streets and winding alleys lead to medieval Synagogues, art galleries and all sorts of captivating nooks and crannies.

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