Seven facts about bar and bat mitzvah: A Jewish man is bar mitzvah when he passes his 13th birthday, whether he has a ceremony or not. A Jewish woman is bat mitzvah at 12 years, 6 months, or at 13,… Read More ›
Still struggling with the problem of legitimacy. What does a person need to feel REAL?
We need a community for a full Jewish life.
A bad memory mixes with the Pew study to produce a rant.
Judaism has survived for so long because it is not a passive tradition. We pass it from hand to hand like a baton, as we race through life.
A friend is a wonderful gift, but a friend who is willing to be present and help at a time of trouble is a treasure.
In which the rabbi gets angry. What should a person do, when someone informs them they are not “really Jewish”?