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A Disturbing But Profound Interaction With The Other

By On February 20, 2017

What happens when we open ourselves up to a stranger that we might otherwise ignore?… Read More

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I Am (Not) A Writer

By On February 13, 2017

My journey towards realizing that writing is my inheritance, not a privilege.… Read More

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What The Man With The Imaginary Friend Taught Me About Emunah

By On February 6, 2017

While we tend to look down on, or at least pity, those who "see" imaginary beings, perhaps there is something we can also gain from their experience.… Read More

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The Sephardic Synagogue On Dennison Street

By On January 30, 2017

A poetic ode to a forgotten community.… Read More

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Ode To An “Unwanted” Epidural

By On January 23, 2017

A mother's painful decision to give up on a natural, home birth, and her joy in the ultimate result.… Read More

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My Postpartum Depression Story

By On January 17, 2017

Everyone speaks about how beautiful motherhood is. Not enough speak about the darker side. And after what happened in Israel, it's time we did.… Read More

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My Winding Road To Observant Judaism

By On January 16, 2017

Peter Himmelman reflects on how he became an observant Jew, from his father's lymphoma diagnosis to his visits to Crown Heights.… Read More

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I’m Not Dating

By On January 16, 2017

But I'd love to sit and drink coffee with you and hide intense emotions behind my shell and long skirt.… Read More

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When My Son Hits Me

By On January 9, 2017

A mother's poem about her son's mental illness which, at times, leads to aggressive episodes.… Read More

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I Am Unapologetically A Covered Woman

By On January 2, 2017

From the stories of the women of the Hebrew Bible I learned that I am not only me. I am a collection of women. Covered and free.… Read More

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