Tag Archives: class

Personal Theology Statement

It’s about time I share it! Never has my voice been so shaky or my nerves been so rattled while speaking to other people!! I knew I was nervous about sharing my deep thoughts, about how LONG my statement seemed to be, and about others’ reactions but my voice SHOOK.  I am a pretty social […]

the deep and the heavy

I know I’ve been very quiet. this does not mean i haven’t been super busy, but it does mean I missed a few classes.  I returned last week and tonight got heavy… I’ve mentioned that class has been taking time to study theology.  We’ve been reading the Gillman book and breaking into Chavruta partners.  I’ve […]

God Wrestlers

I heard an interesting concept recently where Jews were referred to as “G-d Wrestlers”.  Those that wrestle with G-d.  We struggle, we question, we doubt, we lose faith, we come back, we return, we read and read, we analyze and read some more.  In last week’s Torah portion we see Jacob wrestle with an “angel” […]


It’s official! Last week we found out the actual date for our B’nai Mitzvah! April 25, 2015 This just made it so real.  It’s actually going to happen.  I will add a countdown meter to the blog just freak myself out even more. Classes last week got really interesting.  Our Rabbi has joined us for a […]

Fuzzy Boundaries

So the class we joined the past few of weeks was called The Fuzzy Boundaries of Jewishness:  Ancient and Modern The class discusses the boundaries of Jewish identity and how it traces back to Antiquity and how it is still an issue today.  Hence, “Ancient and Modern”.  During the first week, I was fascinated by […]

Back to School

we are back to weekly classes! The High Holidays are over and last week we were back to our Adult B’nai Mitzvah class on a weekly basis.  We had a nice break for a lot of the summer and the holidays and I’ve been pretty excited to be back.  During the break, some of the […]

Classes So Far

To catch you up on my actual classes I’ve had thus far in the Adult B’nai Mitzvah program, allow me to bring you up to speed. Thus far, we have met weekly for about 2 months. We then took a break for the summer & for the High Holidays. As someone who is somewhat of […]