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My New Soul

By On November 15, 2016

A conversion story.… Read More

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The Boogeyman Of Belonging

By On November 14, 2016

A poem about the loneliness and invisibility of aging single women in the Jewish community, together with the vulnerability that comes with being on one's own.… Read More

Essay

I Don’t Forgive The Man Who Raped Me

By On November 3, 2016

I thought as a religious person, a good person, I needed to forgive. But ultimately that put me into denial and deepened my shame.… Read More

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A Recipe For Moon Flowers

By On October 27, 2016

A fictional story about the deep need to be a creator, to bring something real into this world, something that is uniquely ours.… Read More

Essay

The Messy Business of Atonement

By On October 10, 2016

A personal meditation on teshuva before Yom Kippur.… Read More

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The King, Her Father

By On October 10, 2016

Who by water, who by fire? Her words, her days, her moments are being scaled.… Read More

Essay

How Alcoholics Anonymous Enhanced My Judaism

By On September 28, 2016

How a medical student's visit to the Betty Ford Center changed his perspective on choice, nullification of will, and Judaism as a whole.… Read More

Essay

The Hidden Life Of The Infertile Woman

By On September 26, 2016

There is the woman everyone sees, the one devoted to the community and her family. And then there is the woman no one sees. The infertile woman.… Read More

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My Catholic Mother Nurtured My Jewish Soul

By On September 19, 2016

"My mother raised me / with a scapular around my neck / and ceramic crucifixes on the wall above the dinner table."… Read More

Essay

Mikvah Is Not My Mitzvah

By On September 19, 2016

That night of my wedding, I just wasn't ready.… Read More

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