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Borders

We used to go to Borders every weekend. Remember that place? It was massive, almost like a fancy warehouse, and a fairly new take on the...

Our Exodus: Part 3, The Final Chapter

Monday came. By the grace of God, my husband managed to rent a huge luxury SUV for pennies so we could drive to New York to catch our...

Our Exodus: Part 2

The isolation of homeschooling without a break to play with friends. The fear of going into any store for necessities not knowing if I...

Our Exodus: Part 1

A year ago my family made a choice. 24 hours later, we left our home in Cleveland, Ohio with just our suitcases and travelled to Israel....

I'm a Writer

Every week I pile all the magazines I can into my shopping cart at the grocery store. No, not gossip mags, or Town and Country. I only...

Ani Maamin

I love the tune of Ani Maamin. It’s haunting melody wells my eyes up with tears every time I hear it. It feels a little bit like the song...

The Bonus of the Year

Chanukah came and went. For years it has been a time of reflection and introspection for me. Of course, there are kids out of school and...

I Got Sick and I Didn't Feel Bad

I don't know if anyone else has this strange phenomenon, but as an adult whenever I get sick I feel guilty. Physically, of course I feel...

What Did You Love as a Kid?

I loved horses and animals of every kind. I was a strange child, and animals don’t judge. I had friends but I think as most of them can...

Speak the Truth

When I was in high school we had to write a poem for a workshop. I was going through a rough patch at home and wrote something...

Living as a Hypocrite

As soon as I hit publish on my blog yesterday, I got a call from my daughter’s kindergarten. A small bookshelf fell on her foot: could I...

Why Searching for Your Purpose is Paralyzing

I’m a searcher. I’ve always been that way. As a little kid I repeatedly asked my parents “Is a Chihuahua really a dog?” until they...