I remember the time my son told me his father wasn’t Jewish. Technically, I already knew.
Mike sits next to me at Shabbat services, and that night on the bimah, when we received our blessing on our tenth anniversary, he mumbled Kiddush alongside me. And he is still not a Jew, and he doesn’t always feel like he fits in with the Jewish community. And I know what that feels like, and when I see him trying anyway, it makes me try harder. To make his choice to be part of all this worth it.
Challah: Now available on your iPhone
One of these 5 year olds is starting kindergarten. The other is finishing. And as usual, their parents have a lot to say about it.
On a night when everywhere but Chinese restaurants and movie theaters are closed, First Avenue opens its doors to the Jews for a rocking party: Jewbilee 2012. Music, comedy, drinks and more!
Jeff Mandell and Carin Mrotz are a couple of local Jews, each with a couple of kids. They have a lot of opinions on parenting. This time they share their stories of Hanukkahs past and present.
Like the book asks, I was ready to “surrender to the kitsch,” and there were some good parts, but even after reading it, I still have no real idea what the book is supposed to be about.
Don’t Miss JCA’s Immigrant Freedom Seder this Sunday. This year will highlight personal stories from people impacted by the marriage amendment and foreclosure crisis.
Drinks, dreidel, Chinese food, and an amazing lineup of live music and comedy. And really… What else are you doing that night? Waiting up for Santa? He’s not coming! Get your tush to the Jewbilee!
Why one community organizer thinks marriage for all is a Jewish family value.