a gay black woman's discovery of her jewish self

Posts Tagged ‘Pesach

Hello, readers! The past month and two weeks have been really, really intense and full of a lot of seen an unforeseen challenges. It’s left me a bit shell shocked, but with a more clear and better appreciation for the things that matter most in life; like the people who truly care for me. I […]

#BlogExodus-10 Nissan; Leave

Posted by: erika on: April 10, 2014

I’m a little late to the game, but so excited about this project. Leave: verb  1. go away from. 2. allow to remain. It’s interesting that the two definitions of leave are opposites. Even more interesting as I think about where I am in my Jewish life. On one hand things will remain and on the other […]

Counting the Omer with Locally Grown-A Cross Post

Posted by: erika on: April 15, 2013

From Compassion to Endurance This week of the Omer we transition from week three to week four, from compassion to endurance. It’s a fitting transitional phase because it has been my experience that one cannot exist without the other. In order to be truly compassionate people we must have the endurance to do so. I’ve […]

What to Expect at a Seder

Posted by: erika on: March 16, 2012

Disclaimer:  I am, in no way shape or form an expert on Judaism.  There are a wide variety of resources for Jewish thought, holidays, traditions.  I’m just one Jewish woman sharing my thoughts and reflections on my personal experiences.  This post does not reflect what you will find at the most traditional Pesach Seders.  If […]


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