In 2015, they didn’t speak Yiddish. In 2016, they do. A small group of students gathered at Yiddish Farm, an organic farm and immersive Yiddish language experience, and by the week’s end all the participants were speaking Yiddish.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ speaks with Mark, the husband of a Reform rabbi, about dating in secret, benign dirt-digging and keeping it light.
Why don’t we see more memoirs by Jews who went from secular to Orthodox? Julie Sugar outlines five worries about writing those stories — and explains why you should do it anyway.
Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Gary, the husband of a Conservative rabbi, on negotiating lifestyles, blowing shofar and the urge to join a different shul.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ speaks with Hayley, the wife of a Modern Orthodox rabbi of a small Orthodox synagogue, about growing up Reform, being a pressured volunteer and worrying about congregants not liking your challah.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Malya, the wife of an an assistant rabbi at a Reform congregation, on being caught eating pepperoni pizza at IKEA and becoming a partner in serving the congregation.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Matt, the husband of a Conservative rabbi in the Midwest, on sitting in the front row during services and being introduced as the rabbi’s wife.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Tamar, the wife of a Conservative rabbi, on celebrity status, congregant affairs and the benefits of withdrawing from synagogue life.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Justin, the husband of a rabbi in a New Jersey Reform synagogue, on converting to Judaism and running into congregants at Target.
‘Pulpit Plus One’ interviews Dana, the wife of a rabbi in a seven-hundred-family Conservative synagogue, on growing up Reform, Shabbat hosting expectations and the term ‘rebbetzin.’