When we feel numb, or worse, and we cry out, or even eke out a doubtful prayer… From that place, the heavens are stormed…
“I am so happy to see you! Come in, come in! What can I get you to drink? How are you?…. ” This little analogy gives a minuscule glimpse into imagining the
We Jews have alot of arguments. We disagree on politics, social issues, observances, orthodoxy, secularism & even whether the cholent should be meat or parve
How to love G-d? Our Shema prayer tells us to “love G-d with all our heart, all our soul and all our might”. But really… how!? This morning… I got tiny
Well… the short video below got posted after Shabbat. That’s a failure, but it’s a bigger success. ☺️ I finished the video just a minute before candle-ligh
…can be wildly crafty. It often just seems like the truth. “You won’t succeed, you’re selfish, you can’t…” Yetzer hara brilliantly changes its story to…
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.
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.
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
I am an internet overuser, a plate overloader. Time management is not my strength. But once a week, for 25 hours, I now receive a break…I calm my amygdala