Rabbi Tziona Szajman

Rabbi Tziona Szajman lives with her husband, Tim Olivieri, (and soon) their daughter Eliyana Bracha Nuhamin in Vestal, NY. She serves as rabbi at Temple Israel Temple Israel and is involved in interfaith dialogue and Jewish inreach. Please read more about her experiences in Ethiopia and elsewhere on her blog .

Articles by Rabbi Tziona Szajman

A Multicultural Children’s Book List for Modern Families

A mom's list of children's books that are favorites in her multicultural Jewish family

My Daughter is as Beautiful as a Doll

This is the first in a short series about adoption and multiracial Jewish families that Be’chol Lashon will be running ...

Cross-Cultural Parenting: Materialism vs Relationship

My daughter is wise beyond her years. She teaches me. Recently a family with older children handed down to us ...

Becoming a Jewish Ethiopian American Family

It is an incredible responsibility to raise a child. In choosing foreign adoption, we have become parents to a beautiful ...