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…

Updates coming!!!

So much has been going on as of late, but I have not forgotten this website for a moment and have been planning a ton of content to come. Now, before I get into all of the new content to come, I wanted to take a minute to inform everyone why it’s been a week…

Happy high holy days 5783

Happy high holy days to everyone around the world celebrating!!! I am sorry I couldn’t post this sooner, however with all of my doctor’s appointments for my D.I.S.H. disease and preparations for and celebrating the high holy days, I have been swamped! I gave my speech on Selichot at our synagogue,  attended Rosh Hashanah services…

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…

My Selichot speech

On Saturday, September 17th, Selichot, I will be speaking at our synagogue Congregation Rodeph Shalom on Teshuva at 8:00 pm before services begin. It will be an emotional time because of my past, but a beautiful one because of my present. I am not nervous because I love our congregation every last person in it…

A new booklet?

Shabbat Shalom all, I have written a rather long article here in the journey to Judaism section, and it has led to the decision to write a booklet on what I’ve learned, my views, my Jewish values, my family’s Jewish practices, and more. I honestly don’t know who it would appeal to in regards to…

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…