Essay

Time Is Not A Thing: Beyond Birthdays And Other Disasters



By On December 16, 2018

A former Buddhist monk got me thinking that time is a horrifying illusion that we can transcend.… Read More

Essay

Harry Potter And The Hamsa Tattoo

By On December 13, 2018

There are certainly those who would say my life began a new chapter this past Tuesday. At age twenty-four I have just started reading Harry Potter for the first time. I have… Read More

Essay

The Digestible Torah

By On December 13, 2018

Pairings for every Biblical occasion.… Read More

Culture

Observance: A Play About One Woman’s Journey To Be Ba’al Teshuvah

By On December 11, 2018

The playwright tells about what inspired her to write Observance.… Read More

Essay

Advice For Living In A World That’s On Fire: Close Your Eyes

By On December 11, 2018

How do we go on living when everything feels like it's falling apart?… Read More

Guest Post

Family, Deconstructed

By On December 10, 2018

The past spills out of my father’s luggage, threatening to set into the carpet.… Read More

Story

When My Jewish Family Didn’t Want Me Anymore

By On December 6, 2018

The story of discovering you, my Jewish family. About how you told me I belonged. And how we became so very close. And how one day, years later, you asked me to… Read More

Essay

The Side Effects of Stopping Antidepressants

By On December 6, 2018

The other half of the story and how much we still don't know. … Read More

Poem

What We Make Instead of Music

By On December 4, 2018

I know the words to the niggun when you think you’re only saying ai yai yai.… Read More

Guest Post

How To Prepare For The End: Open-Heart Surgery And My First Yom Kippur

By On December 3, 2018

Are we ever really ready to die?… Read More

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