Growing Up an American Jew – 2 Poems

2 Poems  by Sophie Katzman:   Descendant’s Blessing Zadie. Zionist. Yellow stars. Young and old yearning for years passed. Yahrzeit. Yiddush:...

Stopping Orthodox Erasure

Dear Jew in the City:   I understand what you’re trying to do on BuzzFeed with your articles about trying to normalize Orthodox Judaism....

Jewish Students to AMCHA: Leave Us Alone.

With the release of the University of California’s campus climate survey results, the Anti-Defamation League and the regional pro-Israel watchdog...

Time is Chopped Liver

Passovers during my high school years were games of “What-will-Dani-bring-to-school-for-lunch-today”?  Hosting Seders at my house almost every...

The Bar Mitzvah Gift that Keeps on Giving

A mother wakes up and prepares for the day. The routine sounds normal: get the children ready for the day, cook, clean and provide for the family....

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