One Post, A New Friend and A Look Back on Jewish Italy

Two years ago today I was in Pitigliano Italy, site of one of the oldest Jewish towns in Italy – though of course not anymore.  I blogged every day of our month-long stay in Italy and Pitigliano was particularly hard to write about.  I thought about this post recently because when I wrote it I […]

Finding My Religion in a Bowl of Matzoh Ball Soup

It’s Rosh Hashanah– the Jewish New Year.  For those of you non-Jews out there Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur make up the High Holidays.  Basically the one time of year that most Jews go to some sort of service and feel officially Jewish.  I grew up secular to a fault.  We did not even go […]