I am not hurt, pained or sad. I am disgusted.

My latest up at the Times of Israel.   Perhaps it is because growing up I had seen Jewish American women need an armed escort out of the UN Women’s Conference in Mexico, or having lived through the time when … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Jewish God Question by Andrew Pessin

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The Jewish God Question is a lovely uncomplicated look at Jewish philosophy over thousands of years. The author, academic Andrew Pessin, has created  a treat for anyone who takes seriously not only the Jewish past, but the Jewish future. Philosophers … Continue reading

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I am Not Afraid. I am Enraged.

My latest blog  at Times of Israel: In a post, some weeks ago, I lamented that “They will first come for us because we are Jews.” That our political machinations aside, the world does not see that we are a … Continue reading

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Tips for an Inclusive Halloween

My latest blog for Born Dancing:   For most children who live with one disability or another, Halloween is, and can be, as much fun as for anyone else. There is no reason why your child couldn’t participate in the … Continue reading

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Lifestyle: Would You Like Your 20-Year-Old Self?

Not being able to attend Kol Nidre at a local synagogue, a friend mentioned how there are any number of services that live stream for the holiday. Now, of course, for the Orthodox among us, that is a big no-no. … Continue reading

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On Words: Parent, parenting, parenthood…

Today I read a headline, no I did not read the entire article mostly because the headline infuriated me. Some woman in the UK is making a name for herself because she decided that instead of teaching her children how … Continue reading

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Book Review: Field of Bones by J.A. Jance

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In the latest installment of the Joanna Brady series, Field of Bones, we find the sheriff on maternity leave. Having won the latest go round of elections by the slimmest of margins, she goes into labor on election night and … Continue reading

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