My Judaism

I need a Rosh Hashanah Re-do

I need a Rosh Hashanah Re-do

I am not big on organized prayer. I like to think that I have a constant running dialog (ok, monologue) with God. I am always talking to him. I thank him for what I have,…

Spirituality and Religion

Spirituality and Religion

I identify as a Jewish Woman. Not just a woman, not just a Jew. Equal parts both. Take one or the other away and you won’t have an accurate representation of who or what I…

My Judaism – Aliza Worthington

Jew-ish! Perfect!!!  I thought of this about a month or so ago as a way to describe my religious life/beliefs, such as they are.  Jew-ish.  “Ish!”  It’s right there in the name!  I’m a Jew. …

My Judaism – Let’s restart this!

I am resurrecting what was a regular feature  on the blog. Readers submit pieces of prose that talk about their own personal Judaism. What Judaism means to them, what their spiritual journey has been, thoughts…

My Judaism

A Guest Post from Shuala Elisheva One of my earliest memories, religiously speaking at least, is from kindergarten. We were all sitting at our lacquered tables, clumsily working dull, rusted scissors through bright sheets of…

My Judaism

A Guest Post from Leslie My Judaism, much like your Judaism, is a work-in-progress. As a young adult I was religiously certain of two things:  The first, that there was nobody up there.  Instead I…

My Judaism

Guest Post by Kosher Academic Growing up, my mom would light our menorah—it was a tree-shaped menorah, similar to a Christmas tree, not the usual Jewish “tree of life” symbol. It was metal and painted…

My Judaism

Guest Post by Lily I am a Jew-by-choice.  My husband says that that all Jews who take their Judaism seriously are really Jews-by-choice.  My story is a little bit different that the usual conversion story….

My Judaism

A Guest Post  by Vicki Boykis I had close to zero of my own Judaism until I was 17.  This was for two reasons. First,  I was born in Russia when it was still part…

My Judaism

A Guest Post from FrumGoth I grew up in a secular Jewish home, going to the synagogue with my family on the high holidays, lighting a menorah on chanukah, and attending “hebrew school” for several…

My Judaism – Submissions

I have started what I hope to be a regular feature every so often on the blog. Readers submit pieces of prose that talk about their own personal Judaism. What Judaism means to them, what…

My Judaism

Guest Post from Shorty. (This article originally appeared here and has been updated for today’s post.) I can’t remember exactly when I decided to become more religious. I didn’t grow up in a very religious…