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A New Relationship With My Jewish Self

I was shocked at the degree to which the structure of Eser helped me to re-imagine a Jewish identity that had not been updated in decades. I abandoned Jewish education in high school, the moment my parents stopped insisting that I go. Each Jewish life cycle event, from consecration to b’nai mitzvah to confirmation, had required me to affirm beliefs and commit to practices that I didn’t know if I… Read Article →