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Ayala Tiefenbrunn

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Tishrei When You’re Self Abusive.

By On September 19, 2017

No one teaches you how to do teshuvah or to navigate the yamim noraim when you have self abusive tendencies. Just know that your friends and community members who deal with these… Read More


A Love Poem for Elul

By On September 5, 2017

Often we focus in Elul on what we did wrong, sometimes we need to focus on what we didn’t do, sometimes we need to promise to do more, not to do "better" at what we… Read More


While You Were Name Calling

By On August 22, 2017

The things we hear.… Read More

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The Vulnerability Of Feeling Happy

By On August 8, 2017

The truth is that everything I ever wanted to happen to me at this point in my life has happened and much, much more. I’m very lucky that I get to say… Read More


You & Me: Two Narratives, One Story

By On July 17, 2017

What will remain unsaid.… Read More


The Client’s Always Right

By On July 3, 2017

Learning to be a designer has taught me how much I like to work quietly for other people's benefit.… Read More


Thinking Left-Handed

By On June 19, 2017

Jews are in pain and I don't know what to do about it.… Read More

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The Things We Take With Us

By On June 5, 2017

My clothing does not define my relationship with God.… Read More

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Why Do Secular Jews Think It’s OK To Publicly Mock Judaism?

By On May 8, 2017

Do secular Jews have the right to make a joke of our religion? Do observant Jews have the right to judge them for it?… Read More


The White Girl In The Dunkin Donuts

By On November 21, 2016

She yelled at me for appropriating her headwear. She didn't know that I'm not white, but Yemenite, and this is in my blood.… Read More

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