Newsletter: January 2017

Dear Readers, We have finished revamping the website making it more user-friendly and certainly more organised! So, sadly, no more mess. You can now search through articles according to categories or simply use the search bar if you know the title of the article you’re looking for. We are continuously updating the website, so stay … More Newsletter: January 2017

Guide to the Convert Vol. 4: Community – for better, for worse

Jewish community is unlike anything I have previously experienced. It’s not just a group of people who live in a commune and therefore they know each other. These are the people that deeply care for each other, look after each other’s children, go to the same weddings and pray at the shuls. Being a convert … More Guide to the Convert Vol. 4: Community – for better, for worse

Guide to the Convert Vol.3: Dating for dummies

Dating should be, in my humble opinion, one of the topics that is openly discussed with the candidates. Say, pros and cons in terms of how it affects their relationship with the beit din. How will their dating life look post-conversion? What are the biggest struggles? Just as many aspects of family laws aren’t discussed … More Guide to the Convert Vol.3: Dating for dummies

Guide to the Convert vol. 2: Non-transparent bureaucratic gehinom

One would think that the conversion process, due to its importance, would be guarded by laws and regulations to ensure an effective selection of candidates, supervision of their process and a fool-proof system in order to protect both sides simultaneously applying a certain level of fairness to the subjects upon whom the will of the … More Guide to the Convert vol. 2: Non-transparent bureaucratic gehinom

22 ways in which physical exercise changes the way you think about life

There is a moment in life when you get so caught up in daily activities that you stop appreciating the simplicity and beautify of physical exercise. You keep telling yourself that you are just too busy to go to the gym, or to go running, or to do any kind of exercise for that matter. … More 22 ways in which physical exercise changes the way you think about life

How sex-offenders got their Trump card

I dislike politics enough to keep myself away from getting involved with it. This is especially the case with American elections. This year looks like the stand-up comedies won’t be missed, because the American citizens feel greatly entertained by the new team of comedians  – Trump and Clinton. Personally, I think that neither should take … More How sex-offenders got their Trump card

Men say they like independent women? It’s hardly the truth

The 20th Century has seen many changes ranging from wars to uprisings. However, one of the biggest social changes, the ripple effect of which is still palpable today, has been seen in the role the women play in the society. With women joining workforce and universities, the role of the Woman has dramatically changed. We … More Men say they like independent women? It’s hardly the truth

Ha’aretz: the Israeli feeling of pride is a spreading fascist virus

The Israelis fans were ecstatic when Yarden Garbi and Or Sasson won two bronze medals in the judo competition in Rio earlier this month. The years of training in preparation for the big day have paid off and, despite the unpleasant atmosphere that they were greeted with, they managed to succeed with the eyes of the world upon … More Ha’aretz: the Israeli feeling of pride is a spreading fascist virus