Jewish Food and Jewish Guilt

My identity as a young Jewish feminist in the kitchen

Gratitude with a Side of Humility and Guilt

I know how lucky I am. I am so grateful. I am humbled. And, I feel guilty

Jewish Mother vs Bad Mother

There were two models for motherhood in my sprawling family: my great-great-aunt Riva and my great-grandmother Clara.My great-great-aunt Riva was ...

Shame, Truth, and Reconciliation

“The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence ...

A Yiddishist in Vilnius

I had fun in Vilnius, despite my low tolerance for fun. Not to mention that fun in Vilnius seemed like ...