Stephanie Wellen Levine·13 min read
Most Jewish communities, whether Orthodox, secular, or somewhere in between, silence something key to my mind or my soul. I dream of a place to call home.
Stephanie Wellen Levine·3 min read
A weird learning disability, odd discussion topics, and more: I freak people out.
Rivki Silver·7 min read
For so many years I defined myself by standing out, by being iconoclastic. How did I become a person who wants to look like everyone else?
Stephanie Wellen Levine·5 min read
So often, the world is far from bounteous, but, when I changed my behavior, I felt something beautiful.
Stephanie Wellen Levine·8 min read
From Hasidic questioners to rebellious nuns and priests, limit-pushers within tight-knit groups have a special camaraderie. I'm jealous.
Stephanie Wellen Levine·9 min read
Orthodox Jews often emphasize marriage too strongly, undermining the lives and souls of the singles among them. It's wrong, and it spurs unnecessary hurt, insecurity, and alienation.
Elad Nehorai·5 min read
They keep telling us that we're nonconformists, rebels, against the system. We're not. All we want is to conform.