On Simchat Torah, Anna questions, “How do we celebrate women in the Jewish faith?”
When I read Ruth’s story I think about how grateful I am for my dad and his commitment to my Jewish life and education
It’s not easy to choose Judaism–Jews should encourage people who do.
Personal narrative about a Protestant intermarried man’s growing understanding of his Jewish wife’s feelings of love, attachment, and responsibility toward Israel.
Personal narrative of an intermarried Jewish woman describing her thoughts and emotions about Israel.
Personal narrative from an intermarried Jewish woman describing her frustration at her?husband?s?cool attitude toward Israel, until their children all visited/moved there–now both share intense concern for the well-being of Israel and Israel
Being stuck in a car for three hours with my mother, Adrian (my significant other) and our baby girl, Helen Rose, is just part of the beauty of Thanksgiving. I should note that being born and raised in Mexico, Adrian doesn’t know a lot about our American holiday, so I began by explaining that sitting […]
I recently discovered the secret to motivating my son to go to religious school. I stumbled upon it. Hours after Hebrew school last Tuesday while we were eating dinner, my son spilled the beans. “I had a really bad sinus headache at school this afternoon and felt crummy. I almost went to Nurse Julie to […]
By Jared David Berezin Why am I an unaffiliated Jew? In many ways, I should want to join a congregation. I’m in my early 30s. I’ve had a bar mitzvah. I’ve traveled to Israel. I enjoy celebrating Jewish holidays, including Shabbat. Passover is my favorite time of the year, and my wife and I love hosting […]
By Gretchen Rachel Hammond Throughout my life, I was a person in search of a religion to call my own. Born in the United Kingdom to a non-practicing Hindu father and a non-practicing Church of England mother, I never received any kind of religious upbringing beyond weddings and the hymns I was forced to sing in […]