Author Archives: Sim

About Sim

Learning how to merge my two very different lives.

That’s How G-d Made Them

I was walking outside with my children when we spotted these two pigeons on top of a store. They were resting, so they were puffed up. Now, they know that male pigeons puff out their chests to make themselves look … Continue reading

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Can Everybody be a Kohen Gadol?

Here I am back at the computer after a three-day Shavuos break. It was nice. Hot. We ate, napped, visited friends, and I got to catch up on some reading. I was reading through a Jewish children’s magazine, Aim, when … Continue reading

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Stupid. Now in Technicolor! Get Yours Today!

We sure have progressed much in the last half a century, haven’t we? I mean, we went from black-and-white film to color film and then to digital photography! Amazing, isn’t it? But as an Orthodox Jew, I take issue with … Continue reading

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Yippee?

I feel like I am obligated to mention something about the president’s announcement last week. I didn’t think it was that big of a deal until my Facebook newsfeed exploded with singing, dancing and cheering. It reminded me of the … Continue reading

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Punch Your Children if They Don’t Conform to Fabricated Gender Roles

I recently came across this video, where a pastor urges parents to be violent toward children who engage in activities other than those prescribed for their gender by the society of the last several decades. Read about it here. Now, … Continue reading

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Tell it Like it is

Sometimes, all you need is a cute little girl to perfectly convey everything you’ve wanted to say on the matter.

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I Figured, Why Not?

On a whim, I ordered a tie. I figured, why not? And then I figured… why only one? Heh heh. On day one, I wore it over a t-shirt with a hoodie over it. I zipped the hoodie up and … Continue reading

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