“There is so much I don’t know. (Despite having attended multiple Simchat Torah celebrations, when I came across the word hakafa, I had to look it up.) The reality is that no matter how much I read or study or pray, I will always feel, to some extent, like a stranger in a strange land, as if I will forever be speaking Judaism with a thick accent.”

You can read more about why my family is considering Jewish Day School over at Kveller.com.