Shalom! Welcome to Newish Jewish, formerly Gay Goy Doing Jewish, with a renewed focus on wider social justice as well as personal Jewish journeys.
My First Christmas as a Jew was in lockdown in the pandemic epicenter: Loving Christmas doesn’t just go away when you convert
This week as I marked my first Tisha B’av as part of the community, booms filled the sky. Smoke filled the air in Portland and beyond, and I thought of all the atrocities that befell Israel over time and how we’re now seeing it again in America.
047 | George Soros Did Not Pay for This Post: QAnon and Deep State-Delusion are Deeply Anti-Semitic, Y’all
The far-right takeover of the mainstream GOP, a call for mass violence, and anti-semitism
Just about the last big in-person event I went to PC / BC* was Purim with my Nefesh community. What is Purim? I’m glad you asked! PC / BC Pre-/Before Corona Purim is the springtime festival celebrating the story in the Torah’s Book of Esther about the near destruction of the Jewish people in the Persian exile. It’s a loud, […]