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The ‘What’s’ of Judaism (part one of three)

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I often get bombarded with questions from friends, acquaintances and strangers alike on various aspects of my religion. In this blog post, I will begin exploring the various facets to Judaism, focusing specifically on the ‘what’s’. This post is the first of three. 

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Jewish resource. Jewish resources everywhere.

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Being a Jew in a secular world is difficult; for many Jews, their religion is an important factor in their lives and I often personally feel as if a spotlight is waiting around every corner to highlight this particular part of my being. Trying to hold onto Orthodox practices in a secular world is even harder, for in many instances doing so further highlights one’s differences from those around them. Every single habit, practice and preference I hold onto seems to invite further strings of looks, questions and remarks from those around me, and while I generally enjoy the opportunity to educate others, I often just wish that people were more knowledgeable about each other’s practices.

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What is blogging even?

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I’ll admit it: I’m not a blogger. The thought of putting together a blog post and sharing it with the world* makes me want to jump off the tallest building I can find.

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Through some soul search and personal reflection, I’ve concluded that these issues have nothing to do with the how’s nor the why’s of blogging; while I may not be the most tech-savvy individual in the greater Makana district, I’d say my abilities to navigate the interweb are decent, and I believe my reasons for creating this blog are quite clear. Rather, I’ve come to realize, they are rooted in the opinionated nature of blogs.

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