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Enough, For Now

By Shira Lankin Sheps | July 14, 2020

I’ve been trying to make sense of the time period that we are living in right now.  We have been…

Shomea V’Oneh

By Nisa Harris | June 24, 2020

When my father was diagnosed with cancer this year, despite the fact that I was someone you would rarely find…

The Waiting Game Called Infertility

By Tamar Ben Tzvi | June 16, 2020

After twenty months of waiting to conceive our child, we have not even begun medical treatment yet.  For many, this…

Educating Our Kids Around Race

By Chava Shervington | June 10, 2020

Friends have been asking me, “How can we better educate our children around issues of race?”  As a Jewish black…

How Does It Feel?

By Zehava Arky | June 4, 2020

How did it feel to grow up Black in America? I felt annoyed. I was asked, “Why do you speak…

My Black Father’s Legacy

By Yaffy Newman | June 1, 2020

I’ll never forget when I saw my father’s silhouette frozen in the rain that dark night.  “Sir. What are you…

What it’s like: Always living in a socially-distant- stressful world.

By Anonymous | May 24, 2020

Welcome to my world. I’m not being sarcastic. I’m welcoming you all, to this socially-distant, monotonous, stressful life, fully cognizant…

I’m getting married today!

By Beth Magid | May 12, 2020

I will be getting married B”H today, Lag Ba’Omer, in Jerusalem. I am 34 years old and had been looking…

Mini- Profile #lizsinnreichpanitch

By Liz Sinnreich Panitch | May 7, 2020

(1/3) “Last summer my family and I moved to South New Rochelle. Many people don’t even know it exists –…

My IVF cycle was interrupted by Covid_19…But I still have hope.

By Anonymous | May 5, 2020

I don’t know when I will ever be able to have a baby. My husband and I had been trying…

Yom Haatzmaut 2020

By Shira Lankin Sheps | April 29, 2020

This moment is like thousands of moments we’ve had before.  Life in Israel has historically never been easy. Life here…

No, You’re Not Failing Quarantine

By Shira Lankin Sheps | April 23, 2020

I am sick of feeling pressure to be productive in isolation. This scenario that we have been living in for…