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…

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…

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…

Final conversion dates

It’s finalized after a year and a half of study, practice, diligence, and emuna, the date is officially set for the beit din and mikveh for my family’s conversion. During this time I’ve read dozen upon dozens of books, took two classes to completion, and only missed two Shabbats throughout the duration. My family is…

Updates coming!

Shabbat Shalom! Construction on the newly updated website here is almost done now, and content is steadily rolling in on a continual basis. I hope everyone has been enjoying the updates so far, tomorrow is my last day to add new sections or change things up a bit, but I’m happy with it as it…

Happy last day of Passover

Chag Pesach Sameach and Shabbat Shalom! We’re reform, which follows Israel’s cue on 7 days of Passover, so it’s the final night of Passover festivities and we’re celebrating the Feast of Moshiach with a large meal. Tomorrow day is the last tidbit of Passover, however, with it being our last dinner during the holiday, we’re…

So much added, more to come!

A ton of aesthetics, navigation, and content has been added/changed over the past several days and a lot more content is on the way still. This site has been revamped, retooled, and rekindled as it continues to grow and be worked on to celebrate its first anniversary. This has been a big part of my…

Major update coming!!!

  A major update is coming in April to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the existence of this website, and so many updates are coming along with it! Everything from visual changes, to content (more and better streamlining), to everything in-between. I cannot wait to drop the changes here and get everyone’s reactions to what…

My B’nai Mitzvah

  You’ve read correctly, our Synagogue (Congregation Rodeph Shalom) has a B’nai Mitzvah program for adults and it begins March 2nd and runs through a year, culminating in our leading a Saturday Shabbat service. We asked our sponsoring Rabbi and he said we should definitely go through it as a part of our Jewish life…