Uncategorized

The First Shabbat

This past Shabbat was the first time that we spent it with friends outdoors and indoors in masks. I hadn’t realized just how much I missed quality time with friends until that moment when we were sitting around just chatting in my mother-in-law’s backyard. I hadn’t seen any friends in-person in over a year. This first Shabbat meeting during the pandemic was also special because it was a Jew of color meetup. For the first time in a long time, I was surrounded by more black people than white people. More people of color than otherwise. I could tell it was really special for the black girls who got to play together. My children were too shy and too young to realize just how special our little meetup was. I look forward to future meetups, in masks of course.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s