The First Time I Sat Shiva–With My Baby

Sam and I have been together for almost five years, but Jewish memorial services and sitting shiva are still a new ritual for me.  Attending memorial services and shiva are a completely different experience with Jack. The first time I went to sit shiva with Sam, was about a year and a half ago. I […]

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The Support of My Congregation

The personal narrative of a woman who converted to Judaism years ago, but still feels disconnected from the Jewish community because she lacks the family history and traditions.

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