Getting Ready for the Second Meeting

Yikes - it's been almost five months since I last wrote! I went out of town to visit my family in June, and then caught Covid, and everything was so hectic for a few months that anything that wasn't of great importance fell to the wayside. Just before I visited my family in June, I…

Passover At A Distance

Although the Jewish calendar is full of important holidays, Passover is arguably the most important. The Jewish exodus from Egypt to freedom in Israel is the seminal event in Jewish history, and as Jews re-enact their ancestors' oppression, living through the plagues, and eventually reaching their freedom in this climatic story, they reiterate the importance…

How I Met My FiancĂ© – Part Two

Udi, according to his JSwipe profile, was 37, very tall, and a graphic designer. His profile had several photos of a man with thick black hair, big, dark eyes, and a cleft chin - and not much else in the way of information. He was quite handsome, and looked substantially younger than his age. We…

Why Judaism?

The first question one might ask of an ex-Mormon who has spent the last ten years or so living as a debauched agnostic might be: Why Judaism? It's a fair question. It also begs the further question: Why religion at all? I don't know if there are statistics, but I'd guess that most people who…