Tag Archives: aliyah

My Own Personal Ulpan

I spent some time this evening engaged in candle-making which is super fun but also totally ghetto as I don’t have any molds or real wicks, I just use some braided leftover embroidery thread and the remnants of candles I’ve … Continue reading

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Bad days, and why they are funny.

As days go, yesterday wasn’t horrible.  I got to get up at a normal hour and daven, get dressed like a human being, go to work, see some friends, talk to some others, found table legs for my table top, … Continue reading

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Cultural discrepancy + gender discrepancy + language discrepancy + personality discrepancy = MAJOR CONFUSION!!!

So I have a job and it’s all very exciting and good because I need to pay the bills.  But my boss is a sabra who doesn’t speak any enlish so we are going on my limited hebrew.  I undestand … Continue reading

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My Weekend, Plus…Always trust your instincts!

This past shabbos and the surrounding days were more interesting than I’ve seen/experienced in quite a while. I went to stay with some folks by the sea (alas, I didn’t even get to stick a single toe in the water, … Continue reading

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Grin, and Bear It. Yes indeedie.

Shavuah tov!  Today after davening and eating and sleeping and davening and eating and, wait, eating some more, I was discussing with someone the importance of picking up on the messages that Hashem sends us (little/big loving hugs, if you … Continue reading

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I LIVE IN ISRAEL!!!!! (WOO HOO!)

Hi all…yes, it’s been a while, and with good reason. Thank you to my devoted fans who have stuck it out (all 64 of you, or all 4 of you and my persistant stalkers, I would imagine.) Anyhow, life in … Continue reading

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Doo Wah Diddy

In the midst of all the STUFF going on, there’s MORE stuff going on. I had no plans to speak of wells again, but -behold, yet again they have become relevant.  Over shabbos I was talking about something random and … Continue reading

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