On Yom Kippur 2012, Rabbi Herman Schaalman, Z”l, suggested it was time for Jews to walk away from the Day of Atonement. Five years later, I agree with him.
I’ve never questioned my conversion to Judaism over the past year. But I have enjoyed being far less militant about my Judaism than during the first six years of my membership in the Tribe.
Or, why is there a Christian Easter egg in the user interface of this Jew’s Facebook Messenger app this weekend?
Irreverence has its place–even on the holidays. Here’s a roundup of my Passover lessons since the beginning of my Jewish journey.
As Passover approaches we let go of our chametz. For the second time in three years, for us that includes giving up our synagogue affiliation.
Becoming a Jew demands a lot of time, study, and soul-searching. So what can you think when a fellow convert suddenly says they’re not Jewish anymore?
Why don’t Reform Jews observe Yom Kippur from a Reform Jewish perspective? And why we should.
When you realize you’re in charge of your own religious journey, how do you know if you’re doing it right?
These last few hours before you are Jewish are holy. A world ends and a world awaits to begin.
There are many definitions of togetherness. But sharing the same mohel has to be at the tip of the list.