Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Giving and Getting Forgiveness

It’s traditional, after reflecting upon our actions this part year, to ask forgiveness of those we’ve hurt.  Honestly, this is not my favorite thing to do.  I find it awkward and embarrassing.  I’m not talking about the “please mochel me” you’ll say to your husband or your best friend.  We know they forgive us for… Continue reading Giving and Getting Forgiveness

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Vetting for Personal Growth

Do you know that Judaism has its own self-help book? Do you know where the term “vetting” comes from? Or why there’s always so much scandal among potential political candidates? I’m more than thrilled to write about these, and more, in a post, “Vetting for Personal Growth,” over at Partners in Torah (Remember them from this video?). So head… Continue reading Vetting for Personal Growth

Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Learn something Jewish – Win an Ipad

I’ve always enjoyed learning,  When I was in seminary, I applied myself vigorously to my studies.  I loved to learn in English, in Hebrew, on my own, with a partner, in class.  Loved it.  I wanted to keep it up forever.  In my innocent, naive single way, I imagined that I would always be able… Continue reading Learn something Jewish – Win an Ipad