Posts Tagged "spirituality"

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…

Yom Kippur Memory

Yom Kippur Memory

I bless my kids every Friday night before kiddush. It moves me every single time. Sometimes to the point of tears. It’s my reconnection with the boys after busy weeks of to-ing and fro-ing. No…

WWYD – ex husband and religion

A reader – “Marsha” – asked me if I could post this so my readership could help her with some solutions. I know that if I were in the same shoes as this devoted Jewish…

Some thoughts on Yom Kippur

The Kosher Academic reposted her post on Yom Kippur, and I commented there but I wanted to expand on her thoughts and mine. I do not fast well at all. There have been fasts that…

If I cover my hair will that draw attention to me?

In the Torah – Bamidbar 5.18 – it talks about the Sotah – a woman suspected of adultery – who is made to uncover her hair. The rabbis extrapolated from this that a woman back…