Todah Rabah

My Bar Mitzvah celebration this past Saturday morning is certainly an experience that I will never forget, and one that I will hold in my heart for as long as I live. There were so many beautiful moments and people present on this past Shabbat morning that it would be close to impossible to putContinue reading “Todah Rabah”

In Search of Kavanah

With my Bar Mitzvah celebration very quickly approaching I have been doing my best to live fully in each moment, even as some of the more stressful planning and preparation variables have come into play. I made an agreement with myself when I decided to take this on that I would not allow the celebrationContinue reading “In Search of Kavanah”

Just Schmuesing

As the day of my Bar Mitzvah celebration draws nearer, I currently find myself in a place of serenity and peace. I do not feel that I am “late” to the party in terms of celebrating 20 years after the typical date. I am sitting down nightly, going through the service order in the Siddur,Continue reading “Just Schmuesing”