Losing God in Jerusalem

Image: A human shadow against a wall of Jerusalem stone. This image appears with Rabbi Nafshi’s article in Lilith.

Every now and then I read something and all I can think is, “Darn, I wish I’d written that.”

My colleague Rabbi Robin Nafshi has published an exquisite essay on the Lilith blog, Losing God in Jerusalem.

I encourage you to click the link and read it. I’m not going to spoil it for you by saying more.

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Rabbi Ruth Adar is a teaching rabbi in San Leandro, CA. She has many hats: rabbi, granny, and ham radio operator K6RAV. She blogs at http://coffeeshoprabbi.com/ and teaches at Jewish Gateways in Albany, CA.

5 thoughts on “Losing God in Jerusalem”

  1. Left me feeling a bit cold. Interesting emotions of the author however and rather different from how I interpret my relationship with G-d.

  2. thank you for sharing; i like reading honest soul searching; we are not alone in the search and brings such reward.

    1. Her honesty took my breath away. I had a very rough year living there myself and realized, reading R. Nafshi’s piece, how much I had suppressed and “forgotten.”

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