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
Tag: Shomer Shabbos
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
Shabbat And Science??! Recap #5
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
“But how exactly did you fall in love with being Jewish?”: Recap #3
This next recap is about…. finding my way back home. Into the tribe and the religion of our fathers and mothers…. Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob, Leah and Rachel…
THREE PARTIES and Shabbat
I am not in a party crowd. I LOVED parties in my 20s and 30s. And yet, funny, but after years of no parties, I was just invited to THREE parties in the next few weeks.
A GLIMPSE OF THE QUEEN…Shabbat
My Jewish friends ranged from “bagel and cream cheese Jews”, meaning bagels were about as Jewish as we got, to Jews who went to Synagogue twice a year dressing in really
THE SHABBOS WHALE
…invited into the intimacy of a home to share a Shabbat meal. Still, I was going to be a no, thank you. Easier to not put myself in this new situation with people I don’t really know and to stay in my comfortable known environment…
ON A WING & A PRAYER
I bought my plane tickets for Israel today. The fact is I don’t yet have permission to enter the country. Covid and all. My guardian angel (and exceedingly practical) friend encouraged me to wait…Of course I didn’t listen…
SHOMER SHABBOS: can I do it?
I started weekly Shabbat dinners for our unusual family…my two sons, myself, my ex-husband, and then later, my teenage son began inviting his friends. It became a…