The Special Letter I Received

The Special Letter I Received

Recently I received a special letter from a woman in London who is converting to Judaism. She explained that she wanted my opinion after reading my most recent  post about names for Kveller, which answered a note from a mom looking for an Italian/Jewish name for her...
The Unexpected Sweetness of Facebook

The Unexpected Sweetness of Facebook

Rosh Hashanah and its symbolic sweet honey cake gave me a new appreciation of Facebook this week. Do you like honey cake? Neither do I. I don’t know anyone who craves honey in the form of a dark, dense cake. And that is why I was surprised when my childhood friend,...
Don’t Be Jewish For Me

Don’t Be Jewish For Me

I wrote what I believe is an unusual answer to a series at Kveller.com called “Why Be Jewish?”. I have some strong beliefs about why I’m Jewish, but the answer I chose to focus on is probably a surprising one for a parenting site. See, I don’t...