I am gathering my books together this evening, about to head out for my Introduction to Judaism class, which I’m taking in preparation for my conversion. Peter, who’s home for a few days, wonders what I’m up to. Me: I’m going to my conversion class. Peter: Why can’t you learn something cool, like Islam? Me: … Continue reading Dialogue with my son
Or so both the dentist and hygienist said this morning. I thought I had, but it’s best to get a professional opinion sometimes. Then lunch, then a visit with Rabbi Ilana to discuss my long-drawn-out conversion process. Long, good talk. Much for me to do.
Easter, it would seem, is celebrated en masse second only to Christmas in Buying, Dinnering, Gifting, Worshipping, etc. It seems, also, that I notice this more clearly when I step outside of the Christian mainstream on my way towards Judaism. I just had Purim. Other Patti and I certainly celebrated it. Very scrupulously, too. I … Continue reading Not Celebrating
Typical, ignorant crap from yet another typical, ignorant redneck. Outside The Beltway : Catholic League President’s Anti-Semitic Remarks on “Scarborough Country” The blogosphere is all abuzz … about some anti-Semitic comments made by Bill Donohue, president of the Catholic League, on the December 8 edition of MSNBC’s “Scarborough Country” in the presence of guest host … Continue reading Another reason for me to leave catholicism, part 2