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September/October Update

It has been over a month since my last post and what a strange month it has been!

Believe it or not, I am STILL… 240 more words

Our Journey

The Last to Close the Gates of Heaven

A little known fact I learned this Yom Kippur, during Neileh services.  Anchorage, Alaska, is, in fact, the final Orthodox Jewish community to say Neileh, sounding the shofar later than any other community in the world.  496 more words


The Centennial State, Blood Work, and Moving...oh my!

And just like that 16 days has passed since my last post, so let’s jump into what’s been going on!

One, we visited to Colorado for 6 days. 772 more words


Judaic Studies...in Alaska (or how to teach your children when you live very remote from Day Schools!)

Next year, Hashem willing, our children will be in Orthodox day schools.  This is a requirement for most converts because we may not be able to teach our children everything they need to know when it comes to Judaism.  741 more words


Jonah - Running from G-d

Every Yom Kippur, we read the story of the prophet Jonah, who was ordered to go to a non-Jewish city called Nineveh to tell them to repent.  860 more words



Here in Alaska, the leaves are leaving the trees quickly, fluttering to the ground and piling up.  Our brief fall is fleeing and the chill is setting in.   582 more words


The Power of Perception and Choosing Piglet Over Eeyore

I have a very wise, non-Jewish friend who often will say something profound and then later I’ll discover that the idea she’s spoken of already exists within Judaism.  1,755 more words