A Modern Mikvah

A little over a year ago, a few friends and I hosted a women's circle to celebrate our bride-to-be friend Carrie. I never blogged about it although I got permission, because I don't feel like I can capture its meaning and beauty in words. But, I'll share our introductory words and the format in case… Continue reading A Modern Mikvah

The Jew, the Jew, and the Gentile

My friend Valerie and I were biking back to Clinton Hill from Williamsburg. It was evening; she wanted to take the Wythe route through the Jewish part of the neighborhood, as it was better lit and less hilly. I noticed a woman in a traditional white long sleeve blouse, long black skirt, and tights signaling… Continue reading The Jew, the Jew, and the Gentile

Access ADL

The Anti-Defamation League has a new blog dedicated to providing inside access to their work and perspective on some of critical issues our country faces including extremism, anti-Semitism, and racism. Their posts are thoroughly researched and linked, and provides a helpful lens to recognize and understand the bigotry that is unfortunately still very present in… Continue reading Access ADL