“But how exactly did you fall in love with being Jewish?”: Recap #2

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…

A QUIRKY TAMBOURINE & spirituality

It’s the week of Passover. We’ve had the Seder, we’re eating the matzah. Now what? I’ve never done this before but this year I am counting the Omer. This refers to the 49 days from the

TOES IN THE WATER: Mitzvahs in the sand

Growing up, I viewed religious observance as irrelevant at best. More so, I saw it as undesirable and sort of silly. Why would  people burden themselves with rituals, customs and vague laws from some ancient book? Really, I carried a bit of hostility towards the whole thing. My world, full of few rules, allowed for Read More