Mesorah (Jewish stuff)

Shul Experiences

Before I publish this post, I must say that I am completely consumed by the escalating situation in Israel.  I feel funny posting about anything else.  So, because mitzvos help protect us, these are good Psalms to say at a time like this:  130, 121, 83, 20, 91 & 143.  Also, check out the Shmira… Continue reading Shul Experiences

Torah Tuesdays

Torah Tuesdays: Going in the Right Direction

Okay, no pun intended, though I am decidedly on the “right” wing of Judaism.  Hahaha. Really, this post is about assessing what direction you (or me) are moving in. In seminary I learned that if you’re not moving up spiritually, you’re moving down.  There is no such thing as a plateau.  But, hey, no pressure,… Continue reading Torah Tuesdays: Going in the Right Direction

Parenting

Things that went right at the bris, or, Gratitude

My parents left last Sunday.  We made the bris on Monday.  Though I tried, at the brilliant suggestion of a friend, to find a mature, responsible girl who could assist me in getting out the door Monday morning, I did not meet with success.  After an entire day filled with phone calls (who knew so… Continue reading Things that went right at the bris, or, Gratitude