• Leaving On Our Way

    The sun sets amid wild dancing and empty bottles of vodka. The Torah scrolls find their way back to the safety of the ark. The congregants, exhausted from a month of spiritual highs and a few too many lchaims, scrape themselves off of their chairs for the evening prayer. There’s...


  • Web Design & Judaism: A Perfect Pair

    I’ve always dabbled in code. Recently I got tired of dabbling and decided to just go ahead and commit to becoming a full-stack developer already, because… why not? I have an analytic and creative enough brain for it, and there are plenty of resources these days for learning on your...


  • Pushed to Dig Deeper

    When the going gets tough, the tough get going… Cliche, but true. Hard times tend to bring out powers in people that lie latent the rest of their lives. There are countless tales of a single person lifting a car off of someone pinned down, parents working multiple full time...


  • Stone-cutters and Springboards

    I think I’m pretty lucky. Thank G-d. I have an amazing husband, an awesome job with a great boss, a nice apartment in the heart of the Chabad world, a supportive family, caring friends… Yet despite all of this, I sometimes get a little voice in the back of my...


  • Hitting the Restore Button

    This Sunday I sat down at my computer to write about new beginnings. It’s Shabbos Bereishis this week after all, where we start the Torah anew. And one of my birthday/new years resolutions was to start writing again (which I’m running late on). Unfortunately, the cosmic forces that be (i.e....