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Elad Nehorai

Essay

Why Jewish Artists Will Continue To Be Rebels

By On August 16, 2018

It seems that so many of us public Jewish figures turn on our communities. Here's why it will keep happening, and why it might be a good thing.… Read More

Essay

What Going To A Movie Taught Me About Community

By On June 21, 2018

I went to see a movie that only a few loved, but those few loved with all their hearts. And that, in a nutshell, is what a community is.… Read More

Essay

We Must Stop Expecting Jewish Artists To Be Tzadikim

By On May 10, 2018

When we expect Jewish artists to be tzadikim, we stop religious art from flourishing.… Read More

Essay

It’s All Virtual Here

By On April 26, 2018

I see something that angers me. I yell. But it’s a virtual yell. And so when I yell, and I empty my lungs with all the rage in me, nothing actually happens.… Read More

Essay

When Yeshiva Is Too Perfect

By On April 12, 2018

On the pain of leaving yeshiva, and the tools baalei teshuva need to enter Jewish society healthily and productively.… Read More

Essay

How My Grandmother’s Dementia Taught Me To Remember

By On February 1, 2018

My grandmother's last message to me before she died, and the profound effect it had on me.… Read More

Essay

I Don’t Trust Rabbis. So I Became One.

By On January 18, 2018

The road to Jewish observance has felt like a constant process of disillusionment. But it was in that disillusionment that I learned to forge my own path.… Read More

Hevria News

Join Hevria’s Next Stage: A Message From Elad

By On December 20, 2017

Hevria has achieved so much in the last year. Elad explains why there's still so much to do, and why we need you to join us on the ride. But… Read More

Poem

6 Poems About Burnout

By On November 9, 2017

When you're too exhausted to write anything except poems about being exhausted.… Read More

Story

The Clay Man With The Spikes: Part 5

By On October 26, 2017

In part 5 of the "Clay Man With The Spikes" series, Girl has become Young Woman. And with that change comes a change in her relationship with Friend.… Read More

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