Remembering Zaida This Hanukkah

I get a call at 10:12 p.m on Tuesday, October 30th from my dad and my heart sinks. He says: “Zaida died at 10:10 p.m., two minutes ago. You’re...

JSwipe, Parental Pressure, and Lapsed Catholic Girlfriends: How Young Jews are Dating Today

We’ve come a long way since the days when a matchmaker was the main way for a young Jewish person to find romantic connection. Now, in the middle...

The Shtetl Goes Digital: Modern Yentas Turn to Facebook

This past summer, Ronit Treatman read a wedding announcement in the New York Times about a successful match made at a bar mitzvah. Treatman, a...

I’m a Jewish College Student. Where Am I Safe From Gun Violence?

Several weeks ago, 11 people were gunned down while attending Shabbat morning services at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. Throughout the United States,...

The Mad That We Feel: A Video Response from Pittsburgh

The day that my street became a crime scene, I didn’t go to my job as a waitress. Everything was too heart-achingly fresh and the lockdown wasn’t...