I will never understand why Reform synagogues can become so aggressively ambivalent about leading their congregations into Shabbat.
A mensch simply being themselves is perhaps the greatest Jewish lesson of all.
A new roundup of my Passover lessons since the beginning of my Jewish journey, from marching myself like a fool straight into Egypt–to finding the courage to finally leave it behind.
New Yorkers always seem to completely misunderstand Chicago pizza. There’s a reason for that.
Recently, I was asked how my Jew-by-choice life was going now seven years since I converted. That’s a great question. Here’s my answer.
How do you apologize to an entire synagogue? With love. On Emanuel Congregation and the teshuvah I’ve owed for a long, long time.
Does anyone really like obnoxiously hot, humid Central Florida summer weather? Yes. Me.
Ryan and I finally chose our “eventually” city. But it’s not L.A. And it’s not New York anymore, either. What if I told you it’s Orlando, Florida?
There’s what Joe Ricketts wrote in his DNAinfo death statement. And then there’s what everyone else actually heard.
You can’t get people on your side when you’re constantly chasing them away. So why does Streetsblog spend so much time telling people they suck?