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Yocheved Sidof

Poem

The Sounds Of Mikvah

By On August 23, 2016

Which words scream louder underwater?… Read More

Essay

Is Watching The Olympics With My Daughter A Tease?

By On August 9, 2016

What if watching the Olympics together would spark something in her that I cannot control?… Read More

Essay

Is There Greater Value In Educating The Observant?

By On July 28, 2016

What kind of Jewish education, and for whom, is more vital? More nuanced? More indicative of a thriving Jewish future? … Read More

Essay

Wanting A Baby While On Birth Control

By On July 12, 2016

“Mommy, next time you daven to Hashem can you please, please, ask for another baby?”… Read More

Essay

Orthodox Jews: Stop Trying To Be Cool

By On June 28, 2016

What do we have to prove?… Read More

Essay

When We Look At One Another

By On April 19, 2016

It's time to get personal. … Read More

Essay

On Hating Myself

By On April 5, 2016

If you had a little tape recorder in my head and pressed record, you’d capture all sorts of stuff. But one thing would emerge - the words I use to talk to… Read More

Poem

Happy Birthday To Me

By On March 22, 2016

What I'm wishing for.… Read More

Essay

Who Cares About Chillul Hashem?

By On March 8, 2016

G-d does not need us to protect His reputation -- nor to use Him to protect ours.… Read More

Essay

I’m Ba’al Teshuvah From Birth

By On February 9, 2016

There was something different about us, those whose parents came to halachic Judaism later in life -- and I wondered if it was just me who noticed it.… Read More

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