Why Converting To Judaism Saddened Me (Guest Post)
Guest post by an anonymous contributor: A convert comes to terms with the surprising pain she experienced from something she expected to be purely joyful.
Out In Lubavitch
Chaim Levin shares his journey of growing up a gay Lubavitcher.
When Your World Falls Apart
Guest post by Rochel Spangenthal: What happens when everything is falling apart around us, when everything we love is being destroyed? How do we deal?
Beyond Schindler’s List; A Tisha B’Av Story
A guest post by Rivka Nehorai describing her reflections after watching Schindler’s list on Tisha B’Av and how it caused her to examine her Jewish identity.
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.
Is It A Wonderful Life?
Yerachmiel helps us get into the holiday mood with a lesson from “It’s A Wonderful Life”.
Fiddler on the Roof: An Unfavorite Movie
Guest blogger Ruchi Koval discusses the positives and negatives of one of the most celebrated Jewish movies ever.
G-d: The Telemarketer
Yerachmiel tries to figure out what it means to be a man, and other thoughts.
“One Who Guards His Tongue…”
A guest post by Leah Topas to help us all prepare for Elul.