An Inspiring Shiur For Adar

I just listened to an interesting shiur about Parshas Shekalim by Mrs. Shira Smiles (free registration on Naaleh required for access to the entire shiur). I really enjoy Mrs. Smiles’s shiurim. Her style is a combination of intellectual and inspirational; she usually teaches a deeper understanding of the mitzvos with lots of textual …

Ballet Lessons

I wanted to take ballet lessons for the longest time. A few months ago, it occurred to me that there was no real reason I wasn’t already taking them. After all, I wasn’t busy with college work anymore and my evenings were generally flexible. I mentioned my interest in ballet to …

My Wedding Mailing List

I’ve been keeping a running list of people I plan to invite to my wedding. I started the list about a year out of seminary, in an inspired moment when I thought I’d be really organized about my future wedding. (Ha!) And I just really like lists. Since its inception, …