Reform Judaism Archive

Kippah Grip Redux

Not even trying to hide it, they both gaped in our direction with an enormously puzzled look on their faces. I saw the rest of this blog post coming: 'Can I ask you a question? Do you know what you're wearing on your head?' Read More

String Theory

Honest Reform Jews struggle to determine whether they feel commanded to respond to individual mitzvot. Sometimes they arrive at controversial conclusions. That's how I started wearing tzitzit. Read More

Kippah Grip

The beauty of Reform Judaism is the freedom to adopt traditional practices that speak to your heart. The beast of Reform Judaism is getting the fish eye from Reform Jews who think adopting tradition makes you Orthodox. Problem is, tradition is just what many potential converts--like me and my kippah-covered head--are attracted to. Read More