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May 16, 2009
May 18, 2009 2:35 PM
The piece was well done,however there is a former Pittsburgh Steeler who has converted,owner of two Super Bowl rings who is also an orthodox Jew.I have seen here in Israel but do not know his name. One's past is always important to his future
May 17, 2009 7:31 AM
growing halachically wiser
This reminds me of how when I was younger, I anticipated marrying anyone. But, for the past 6 years, I feel I have grown older and wiser after a couple visits to Israel, where I know or believe I should marry a Jewish woman. I feel that is smart/wise love, as opposed to marrying anyone off blindly. Thus, maintaining or restoring a Jewish lifestyle can be rather challenging, since I grew up reform, and I'm rather disappointed that reform Judaism doesn't seem to have a shidduch system. Nonetheless, I always have been and always will be Jewish given the roots in my family and my Jewish soul/neshema.
December 3, 2013 10:28 PM
With that mindset you are definitely on the road to true joy
may Hashem bless you in finding your beshert.
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