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Do Jews Need Thanksgiving?

By On November 23, 2017

While sitting around a long table stuffed to the brim with copious amounts of food, in a room decorated with hand-traced turkeys, what are we meant to be thankful for? What exactly… Read More

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What Is A “Good Jewish Education”?

By On November 21, 2017

Teach her that to be Jewish is to be kind. … Read More

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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

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To My Grieving Friend Simi

By On November 15, 2017

A letter to my special friend. … Read More

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In Other Words

By On November 15, 2017

I speak two languages, and I am basically speechless. … Read More

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My “Intermarriage”

By On November 14, 2017

Watching my father go through this process when I was in high-school, I knew this was my messorah. I knew I had an obligation to keep it alive, in anyway I could.… Read More

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What Judaism Taught Me About Being Alone

By On November 8, 2017

Part of me still longs to feel a connection with G-d on a human level. Can G-d keep me company? Can I hang out with Hashem? We compare our relationship with G-d… Read More

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An Open Letter From Gluten

By On November 8, 2017

An open letter from gluten, if gluten were your Jewish grandma. … Read More

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There’s No Easy Way To Separate The Sexes

By On November 7, 2017

My personal journey through religious gender separation. … Read More

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Shelo Asani Isha

By On November 6, 2017

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

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