School’s out for the summer, and I know that some of you, dear students and teachers, are grateful for the pause. Believe me: I feel you. And so I want to warn you that this column is all about learning, especially learning for fun, a concept that may be a challenge for you to even consider. So I won’t be offended if you skip this month’s edition of Dispatches from the Diaspora.
For those continuing to read, I want to start a conversation about what I call DIY Judaism. How can we support each other in learning about our tradition so that we can make choices about our practice, rather than take Jewishness for granted? [Read more…]