The Desirous Eve – Part 3

In Part 1, I discussed the Partnership Minyan (PM), the factors that I believe might fuel orthodox opposition, and the motivations that encourage participation. In Part 2, I shared some of the formative religious experience of my early life. In this final part, I’ll discuss my spiritual journey to, and experience within, PM. The Bible…

The Desirous Eve – Part 2

As we all know, it can be difficult to understand another person’s perspective, particularly if your experience in the same environment has been different. In this deeply personal post, I invite you to look through my eyes, and share in some of the formative religious experiences of my early life.

The Desirous Eve – Part 1

This is the first of a series of three blog posts. In this first instalment, I’m going to introduce the Partnership Minyan (PM), the motivation to participate, and the factors that I believe might fuel opposition to it. The second part, which I will post next week, will reveal some of the formative experiences which shaped my Jewish identity. The third and final part, which I will post in two weeks’ time, will describe my ongoing spiritual journey and my experience within PM.

Tonight I’m going to party like it’s 5769

Happy new year to all my Jewish friends out there! On Tuesday and Wednesday we celebrated Rosh Ha’Shanna, and welcomed in the Hebrew Summer of Love, yes folks, it’s 5769. If you’re wondering why that number sounds familiar, it’s because it’s been in the news recently: proponents of “Intelligent Design,” including the Republican Vice Presidential…