Speech with IAC

Tonight I talked at Temple Hillel Beth El to a group of IAC youth about my past, extremism, and what I have learned about it all. It was an incredible night, that I am proud to have been a part of and I received a standing ovation and flowers, which honestly, almost brought me to…

Thanksgiving 2022!!!

From me and mine to you and yours, Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I am thankful for so much this year, which is why I have been able to cope with losing much of my mobility during it all. It has been a year of ups and down, but the ups have been through the roof… so…

The free eBook is out!

You’ve read correctly, my free 109-page eBook in .PDF format, “Journey to Sinai,” is out and available to download right here! It’s taken a month and a half to write, but it was a fun month and a half to write a short book on what Judaism means to my family and me. So, give…

My results

So, in my quest to get my health in check (It’s a Mitzvah) I’ve gotten some disconcerting news regarding my spine and neck. Now, before I get into the bad stuff, let me tell you the good stuff… Other than slightly elevated blood pressure, everything else internally is pretty healthy and the problems from my…

eBook update, this website etc…

I’ve been exceedingly busy working on three written projects: my memoirs, a new horror novel, and The Journey to Sinai (the free eBook I’m writing for this website), alongside my art, music, and poetry, coupled with my Judaic studies, and prayer. Life has been on the go… top that off with my dentist finding 3…

We’ve completed our conversion!

I just wrote on completing our conversion as of yesterday, you can read more about it HERE. This is the first day of the rest of our lives as a fully Jewish family and the emotion is genuinely palpable in our home. It was truly a magical day for us and one that we will…

Excitement building and new Tallit in the works!

We are nine short days away from the final portion of the conversion process and we’re so excited. It has been an amazing journey of learning and growing, getting to know about the culture and peoplehood of the Jews, getting to learn about Torah, and growing close to Hashem. Throughout this year and a half…

Happy 4th of July

I’m just taking a moment here to wish everyone celebrating, a happy and safe 4th of July. On this independence day, I reflect on the nature of freedom and what it has taken for Jews and gentiles alike to have the freedom we have today. I’m contemplating the very nature of freedom, what it is…

Getting life in order

Lately, I’ve been exceedingly busy adding things to life that I’d neglected for a while. Working out, writing, Judaism and studies, my creative avenues (art, music, poetry), and the martial arts (which I’m in the process of forming something new for martial artists). Don’t think for a second I’d forgotten about this website, this is…

Excitement is building

Our family’s excitement continues to grow over the July 26th date for our final piece to the conversion puzzle, the Beit Din and Mikveh. My family has also been working towards being more frum and my wife has taken up an obsession with beautiful head coverings (Like I have with my Kippah collection). I have…