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Ayala Tiefenbrunn


What They Don’t Tell You About Getting Pregnant at 22

By On November 29, 2018

People will pretend like they are happy for you, but when you are twenty-two, sometimes people will look at you as if you have thrown your whole life away. How dare… Read More

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Life With Stains

By On October 18, 2018

I need to make a mess. Life is messy. Bloody. Full of spit-up and pee and you’re helpless and you need me and I need to accept that I actually need to… Read More


My Hard Drive Broke & I Don’t Care

By On August 9, 2018

But every time I whipped the external hard drive out, or put some files in my Google Drive, I asked myself- did I make something worth saving?  … Read More


The WOV Life with Bari Mitzmann

By On July 12, 2018

How many times do we as women push ourselves to go to sleep “just an hour later”, skip that meal, run out to do a chore that “can’t wait until tomorrow” because… Read More


Try Again

By On June 14, 2018

Create. Opportunities for yourself. Hold your foot in the door even though it’s slamming into your foot over and over again. When the door closes, Kick that wall until you break open… Read More


Our Deafening Silence

By On May 3, 2018

You only talk when it's useless. Words are nothing to you. Hashem created the synapses of your mind to be formulated for kedusha and you prefer the babblings of a madman in an… Read More


Artificial Intelligence Wrote This

By On April 19, 2018

What would happen if I took the past month of Hevria articles and use it as the source text to create something new?… Read More


In Defense Of Secular College

By On March 22, 2018

There is this really cool thing called conviction. It’s goes something like standing your ground when you believe deeply enough in something. I have loads of it, to a fault. Since becoming… Read More


Where Things Are Soft And Edgeless

By On March 8, 2018

i dont want to leave my bed/where things are/ soft and edgeless / like the ocean … Read More


Becoming What You Were Taught To Hate

By On February 6, 2018

As if we made up Shabbat. As if we made this school rule. As if I gave a damn if you’re shomer Shabbat or not.… Read More

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