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I Don’t Want To Have To Hide My Yichus

By On May 22, 2017

Good lineage matters in frum society. But, those of us with nontraditional histories should not feel ashamed to tell our stories.… Read More

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Finding The Strength To Let Go Of My Son

By On May 15, 2017

A mother's grief at knowing she won't always be able to take care of her son with severe disabilities.… Read More

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Why Do Secular Jews Think It’s OK To Publicly Mock Judaism?

By On May 8, 2017

Do secular Jews have the right to make a joke of our religion? Do observant Jews have the right to judge them for it?… Read More

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The Shabbos Mistake

By On May 1, 2017

When Sol Linderman notices that Meir Epstein is wearing tefillin on Shabbos, he knows that a mistake has been made. But, whose mistake is it?… Read More

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So Many Ways To Be Silent

By On April 24, 2017

A woman of faith reflects on all the times in life that she's chosen silence.… Read More

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The Holocaust On Display

By On April 23, 2017

A review of the Ross Collection of Photos of the Lodz Ghetto at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, as well as a poem inspired by the exhibit.… Read More

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How To Get A Room Of Teenagers To Meditate

By On April 10, 2017

Their faces twitched. Their eyes fluttered. So did mine. Everyone's do. I didn't look at the clock, I simply existed in the moment in a room full of young girls, six years… Read More

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The Seduction Of Loneliness

By On April 4, 2017

An introspective take on loneliness, from a religious Jew who has been through it in a powerful and painful way.… Read More

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I Can’t Speak Hebrew (But Really, I Can)

By On April 3, 2017

On learning to appreciate the small moments of growth.… Read More

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I Cry

By On March 28, 2017

I cry (a lot) (and in public, too).… Read More

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