Friday, September 16, 2016

#BlogElul: Learn

This week I learned the why behind not wearing leather shoes on Yom Kippur.

Having this knowledge not only has reinforced how much I enjoy Jewish learning for its own sake, but also made it possible that you’ll see these beauts on my tootsies in temple in a few weeks:

Inspired by Ima on (and off) the Bima, this #BlogElul post is one in a series marking the days of the Hebrew month of Elul, which precedes the Jewish High Holidays and traditionally serves as a time of reflection and spiritual preparation for the new year.