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Jewels of Elul: Day Fourteen
August 29, 2015 – 11:33 am
Jewels of Elul: Day Fourteen

Imagine riding in a speedboat on a lake with an automatic pilot set to go east. If you decide to reverse and head west, you have two possible ways to change the boat’s direction…

Naomi & Sim: “I didn’t even know I had a JDate account.”
August 28, 2015 – 2:37 pm
Naomi & Sim: “I didn’t even know I had a JDate account.”

Sim was my very first, only, and last JDate. What makes that even more special, is that I didn’t even know I had a JDate account.

Jewels of Elul: Day Thirteen
August 28, 2015 – 11:26 am
Jewels of Elul: Day Thirteen

Last summer, I met a group of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Jewish teens at a Shabbaton.

Celebrating the Groom
August 28, 2015 – 12:05 am
Celebrating the Groom

A great deal of the wedding seems to focus on the bride. In fact, it is not uncommon to hear of a wedding referred to as…

Jewels of Elul: Day Twelve
August 27, 2015 – 11:25 am
Jewels of Elul: Day Twelve

The l6th of January, 2009, is the day when my three precious daughters and niece were killed by Israeli shells. I do not want anyone in this world to…

I Am To My Beloved
August 27, 2015 – 12:05 am
I Am To My Beloved

The Torah verse that epitomizes the emotion of love is: “Anee l’dodi v’dodi lee” – I am to my beloved, and my beloved is…

Jewels of Elul: Day Eleven
August 26, 2015 – 11:17 am
Jewels of Elul: Day Eleven

Where can we who walk in darkness find brighter light? I suggest we look no further than

For Better Bread
August 26, 2015 – 12:05 am
For Better Bread

When Charles Fleischmann (1835-1897) and his brother Maximilian (1846-1890) came to America (Cincinnati, Ohio), they were shocked and dismayed at…

Jewels of Elul: Day Ten
August 25, 2015 – 11:13 am
Jewels of Elul: Day Ten

1978-2014. My younger self awaits me in that old home. He stares at the future that would be me…

Kiss And Make Up
August 25, 2015 – 12:05 am
Kiss And Make Up

Today, August 25th, is the anonymously anointed “Kiss and Make Up Day.” These modern “holidays” have little historic meaning, but…

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