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What If Your Yizkor Prayer Included 23 Names?

By On May 14, 2018

My little hands would trace the paths of my Mommy’s tears. … Read More


We Must Stop Expecting Jewish Artists To Be Tzadikim

By On May 10, 2018

When we expect Jewish artists to be tzadikim, we stop religious art from flourishing.… Read More


The Joys Of Being Treated Like A Sack Of Crap

By On January 28, 2018

Bad treatment brings challenge, adventure, and humor if you open your mind.… Read More


Welcome To Being A Woman

By On January 24, 2018

Womanhood, and my struggle to contend with its many definitions and impressions on my life. Honest reflections on girlhood and growth, and the revolution of the sacred feminine. … Read More


I Don’t Trust Rabbis. So I Became One.

By On January 18, 2018

The road to Jewish observance has felt like a constant process of disillusionment. But it was in that disillusionment that I learned to forge my own path.… Read More

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Confronting The Last Chicken In Brooklyn

By On September 28, 2017

It was the last chicken in Brooklyn. Well, the last one that was still clucking.… Read More

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Approaching Time As A Flat Circle

By On August 24, 2017

A discussion with the creator of the Misaviv Hebrew Circle Calendar.… Read More


Stuff I Hate (Sharing Negativity Is Gloriously Spiritual!)

By On August 13, 2017

Learn why sharing what we hate is spiritual... and funny.… Read More


I Learn Torah For All The Wrong Reasons

By On August 9, 2017

"A person should only learn Torah from a place her heart is seeking." (BT AZ 19a)… Read More


Your Wrinkles Are Prettier Than I Am

By On July 24, 2017

Am I the only one that feels this way?… Read More

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