Photo by lucielle Jewel on Unsplash

Tetzaveh: Jewels Are for Everyone

I used to teach a lot of Bar and Bat Mitzvah lessons, but these days I only have one student left. As I made the shift out of Jewish education (although I still lead services in a clergy position) and into professional writing, these lessons just kind of petered out. My lone student these days is a wonderfully bright tween who I’ve had the pleasure of working with since she was about seven.




Writer • Editor • Musician • Mama • Writing words for @bhg @healthmagazine @parentsmagazine @hey_alma @realsimple @thestartup_ @lilithmagazine

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Three Mistakes Worship Leaders Should Avoid This Sunday

The Thing About Sundays

principia mathematica.

My Ayahuasca Experience: Why Spiritual Bypassing is Never the Answer

“Communal Harmony; My Intuition; My Words”

Honesty: Sadness, Depression and a little bit angry at God.

We’re All in the Same Boat

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Mikhal Weiner

Mikhal Weiner

Writer • Editor • Musician • Mama • Writing words for @bhg @healthmagazine @parentsmagazine @hey_alma @realsimple @thestartup_ @lilithmagazine

More from Medium

To my fellow educators at the end of another hard year of teaching

The Heavy Cost of Strength: The Weight of Being Black, Queer, & Disabled

Why I Was Not Listening to Your Most Excellent Tour

To Sometimes Stand Against the Crowd