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Featuring Black Women Converts

“Following Their Truth Paths” (Jerusalem Post) “African American women who chose to convert to Judaism praise their mothers for the success of their spiritual journey.”

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What’s a Jew do on Christmas Eve?

What DOES a Jew do on Christmas Eve? There have been years after my conversion when I have been so ensconced in the Jewish world that I didn’t even remember that December 24 and December 25 had any significance to anyone, much less to myself at one time and my family. But this year, my… Continue reading What’s a Jew do on Christmas Eve?

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Disney’s First Jewish American Princess

Between a cold/flu since Tuesday and my regular old fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, I am laid up in bed whiny, sniffly, sneezy and quite dopey. Hopefully, I’ll find something meaningful to say about Chanukkah before it’s over. In the meantime, I’m going to have to swipe cool stuff from other websites and bring them to… Continue reading Disney’s First Jewish American Princess