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I’m Not Keeping Shabbat This Week

By On May 4, 2017

I spend the whole week living like a pinball; bouncing and ricocheting through life. By the week’s end, the last thing I need is someone telling me how to relax.… Read More

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Slouching Towards Moshiach

By On May 4, 2017

We will be so bored when Moshiach comes.… Read More

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When I’m 94

By On May 4, 2017

What I need myself to remember about being a new mother.… Read More

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I’ve Become A Whispering Zionist

By On May 3, 2017

Sometimes I don't want to explain myself. I usually don't get it either. … Read More

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Where Is The Soul Of Jewish Education?

By On May 2, 2017

A call to action, to my fellow educators. … Read More

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Just Write The Words!

By On April 27, 2017

An essay about writing turns into a mad conversation between the writer and his fears.… Read More

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Why I Hate The Rain

By On April 27, 2017

There’s nothing romantic about the rain. Throw out the songs and the movie scenes, the poems and the cliché metaphors; Every poets back-pocket go-to. I hate the rain. I hate the clouds and… Read More

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When We Fear The Community More Than We Fear God

By On April 26, 2017

"It’s for the children," they remind themselves piously. But the children, the children are out on the street.… Read More

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Leaving Behind The Smell Of Your House

By On April 25, 2017

There are so many things I want to remember about my grandmom. … Read More

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I Don’t Want To Remember The Holocaust

By On April 24, 2017

Today is Holocaust Remembrance Day. But I do not just want to sit here and Remember. … Read More

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