Apparently you can’t say the Mourner’s Kaddish for a pet. A few brave souls have attempted to adapt the prayer, but according to my very official Google search—Rabbis frown upon this practice. Soooooo…what to do?
Chag sameach tribe! I’ve stopped and started a million + 1 posts to share with you the wonderful world of divinity school yet…here we are. I’ve decided instead of trying to recount everything up until this point I’m just going to throw you into my mad world –head first.
I need to vent.
I tried to quote the Whitney Houston song…in case you didn’t get the title reference.
This post is more like a state- of- the -union- journal- entry. No need to read further…just needed to get this out. I’ve been emotional lately…for a myriad of reasons and wanted to share a few… Continue reading “I Get Sooo Emotional…”
Shana Tova! I predict that 5777 is going to be a helluvah year.
It has been ages since my last post, however Shisksa*ism has been going strong on Facebook and Instagram…so please check it out and “like” it…or whatever the appropriate term is. I feel like I have been sucked into the “Upside Down” due to my school commitments. Continue reading “5777 Here I Come!”
“So let me clarify your stance; you want to burn down the homes of ALL Muslims in the United States in order to encourage them to spy on neighbors that may or may not have been radicalized?” I took another hit from my hookah. Perhaps I had heard this twentysomething incorrectly. I repeated my question.
No this is not a commentary on my sex life but rather my imaginary Catholic one.
I’ll keep this short.
The search for a kick-ass Orthodox Jewish synagogue continued this past Shabbos when I headed to Manhattan to check out – Kihilath Jeshurun. Continue reading “Shul Shopping: Round “Shtaiym.””
Check out MY FIRST essay has been published by “Jewcy.”
Super, duper, triple psyched to share some of my dating adventures as a Jewish convert.
I was genuinely excited to find out there was a Modern Orthodox synagogue in Prospect Heights -not too far from where I live in Brooklyn. It sounded like the perfect kick-off to Orthodox conversion shul shopping.