Tag: baal teshuvas
The Day The Rebbe Spoke To Me
A story about how my first visit to the Ohel (the Rebbe’s resting place) changed my life. And this blog.
Why I Need The Rebbe
A personal take on the significance of the Rebbe in my life as a baal teshuva.
Baal Teshuvas: This Is YOUR Journey
Advice to baal teshuvas: this is YOUR journey. Never forget that. (A preview of the ebook, “10 Survival Tips For Baal Teshuvas”).
My First eBook! “10 Survival Tips For Baal Teshuvas”
My first eBook, a short collection of tips to help baal teshuvas on their journeys, is officially out.
There’s No Such Thing As Mainstream Judaism
A story about how a Chassidicly-inclined Sephardi dude learned to accept that he wasn’t a weirdo.
Balancing Being A Hassid And Creating Art
In this guest post, Leigh Hershkovitz meditates on how she has learned to balance her identity as a writer with her new Jewish identity.
Why Baal Teshuvas Need To Make Art
Why baal teshuvas need to stop worrying and start creating.
Baal Teshuvas And The “Happy Ending” Myth
What happens when a generation of Disney-consuming, wide-eyed, baal teshuvas enter the religious world?
What Is A Jewish Artist?
Is a Jewish artist just an artist who happens to be Jewish? Or does he have some sort of responsibility to the Jewish world?
Allowing Jews (And Ourselves) To Question
The only way to help a Jew who is questioning his Judaism is to allow him to question.