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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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Dreaming Of Motherhood

By On December 26, 2016

A poem about the baby that never was. And the mother waiting to be a mother.… Read More

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The G-dless Torah Jew

By On December 12, 2016

Living the life of a Torah Jew as I achingly wait to feel God in my life.… Read More

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My Grandmother’s Secret Religion

By On December 5, 2016

My grandmother was religious. It was just that I could not see it until after she passed away.… Read More

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Dancing With Bubbie

By On November 28, 2016

A tribute to one of the most fulfilling relationships in my life, and a now very cherished memory.… Read More

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The White Girl In The Dunkin Donuts

By On November 21, 2016

She yelled at me for appropriating her headwear. She didn't know that I'm not white, but Yemenite, and this is in my blood.… Read More

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