Our world offers a dizzying array of options for constructing identity and making meaning. In this context, all Jews are Jews by choice. Whether choosing Judaism for the first time, or returning or affirming this path for yourself, the choice to live a Jewish life calls for ritual and communal celebration.
Choosing & Affirming a Jewish Life
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She and I sat next to one another on a small wooden bench outside of the mikveh preparation room with a box of tissues and a cup of water between us. Our voices bounced off against the silent, tiled...
A few days ago while wasting a rainy Seattle day indoors, I flipped to E!, one of my guilty pleasure channels. The show Christina Milian Turned Up was on. It is not something I normally watch, but I...
If you ask any convert to Judaism, they will likely tell you that as daunting as the conversion process can sometimes be, actually being a Jew can be harder that becoming one.