Bebe update: Eight years

Eight years ago, the universe gave me a gift. It's not just that I had my second baby, or my first daughter, or a calm birth. Somehow I had been a partner in creating and developing and now maintaining an actual Angel. I think whatever angels are supposed to mean for different people, a common... Continue Reading →

Nettles update: five years

To the Nettles who's been asking me for 8 months when she'll be 'this many'... Your love of fun is infectious, easily spreadable like your daily Vegemite... Your curiosity makes me want to learn the world all over again from your point of view... Your jokes are somehow hilarious every time... Your eyes could sway... Continue Reading →

It’s too sad.

It's been unexpectedly bizarre dealing with my feelings about the horrific slaughter of 11 worshipping Jews at the Tree of Life synagogue this past Shabbat. So many aspects to this are too soul crushing - ...it was a brit mila ceremony... ...it was a house of worship... ...it was way closer to home... ...it was... Continue Reading →

We cast our lot.

When people ask me why I came here, my answer is that no matter what I believe religiously I'll always accept the fact that by being born into what I was born I have no choice but to cast my lot with the rest of my people. So even now, as there is this man... Continue Reading →

איך העולם הפך להיות מקום הרבה יותר נחמד

הספר שהילדים הביאו אליי לקרא הערב; אף פעם לא ראיתי אותו בבית שלנו… אין לי מושג מאיפה זה הגיע לכאן… אבל הערב, קראתי אותו. היה דבר נחמד איך העולם הפך להיות מקום הרבה יותר נחמד ג’וסלין מויזס פעם אחת, לפני הרבה זמן, היה עולם מלא בדברים לא נחמדים ואז פתאום משום מקום הגיע דבר מאוד... Continue Reading →

Am I supposed to be here?

It's been 15 years since I came out to my family that I'd be moving to Israel after university finished. It was two years before the 'disengagement', it was during the second intifada, a couple years after Nefesh b'Nefesh started. I was searching for a lot of things, but I knew this much was true... Continue Reading →

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