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Rivki Silver

Essay

What I Can’t Write About

By On March 26, 2018

When there are so many limits on what you can write about, what can you write about?… Read More

Essay

Are You Being Frum Or Being A Shmatta?

By On March 12, 2018

Stop confusing righteousness with pathology. It’s insulting to actual tzaddikim.… Read More

Essay

How To Stay Creative

By On February 26, 2018

The dishes will wait, they will always be there. Just put down your phone, walk away from your screen and start creating.… Read More

Essay

Expectations Versus Reality

By On February 12, 2018

Wait, what just happened?… Read More

Essay

Heroes and Villains

By On January 29, 2018

Everyone is the hero in their own story. But what about the stories other people tell?… Read More

Poem

Ten Limericks For Family Life

By On January 15, 2018

I know Gershon Legman held the opinion that limericks were not meant to be clean, but this is a family post, so, sorry! Or, you're welcome!… Read More

Essay

Gam Zeh Ya’Avor

By On January 1, 2018

This one goes out to all the people just trying to get through it… Read More

Essay

Conquering The Ghost Of Chanukah Past

By On December 18, 2017

We come back to the same place in time year after year, but are we the same?… Read More

Essay

I Don’t Have The Answers

By On November 20, 2017

And why should I? I’m only 37. My oldest child is only eight. I have so much to learn, and sense that even if I’m fortunate enough to gain wisdom, there will… Read More

Essay

Shelo Asani Isha

By On November 6, 2017

I totally get that bracha, I really really do.… Read More

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