I have an impossible dream

I have an impossible dream of attending a Yeshiva.Of studying centuries’ old text 8+ hours a day.Of picking apart, debating, and then picking apart again our canon with close colleagues. I have an impossible dream of immersing my entire life in Torah. Of taking my learning outside. To share what I know with others.I have… Continue reading I have an impossible dream

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

If I could go anywhere in the world I would go to Israel. Not modern day Israel-Palestine, filled with life-threatening conflict over a barren land. It would be back to Jerusalem’s glory days—of the days of the holy temple—if I could visit anywhere it would be approximately 2000 years ago. Our last time humanity had… Continue reading If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

A body in the water

All was quietListening to my heart beatI centre my breathI feel my body lift with every inhaleAnd fall with every exhaleOf creation Exhale,By body descends and I lose all senses InhaleI ascend,Only when I am hungry And ache for breathI breach the watersNose first ExhaleBefore I my vision clearsMy ears and eyes submerge againMy senses… Continue reading A body in the water

3 Weeks Reading Recs

Tish B’av Book Binge List: 3 Weeks Reading Recommendations Eternal Life by Dara Horn – Cascading across over 2000 years, this time-travelling novel features the main character, Rachel, witnessing the destruction of the Second Temple, the conquest of Jerusalem, and the saviour of our Torah. It was a very timely novel to finish just as… Continue reading 3 Weeks Reading Recs

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Vegan-Kosher 1-Pot BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Recipe

I couldn’t find an quick and easy “pulled pork” jackfruit recipe online, so I made my own! I want to try this next in my slow-cooker for Shabbat… Is that “Kosher”? Kosher, Vegan and can be made gluten-free I wanted the cheapest vegan pulled pork in as few steps as possible. This is also a… Continue reading Vegan-Kosher 1-Pot BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Recipe

Turn Your Coffee Addiction Into Your Skincare Routine: Recycling Your Coffee Grounds

After hearing I could use my used coffee grounds in my garden, my plant pots are now filled with more coffee than soil… So I had to find a new zero-waste use for them. My partner dried out an 8 oz jar of used coffee grounds to use as a scrub for the stovetops, but… Continue reading Turn Your Coffee Addiction Into Your Skincare Routine: Recycling Your Coffee Grounds