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Jun 5, 2018, 1:16 PM
I think the world is a hideous place. I think it’s full of horrendous people who do unspeakable things to each other and I think that overall, humanity is monstrous. That is not a sentiment that I would have dared...
May 31, 2018, 3:58 PM
To the girl whose life I saved last year
You are the reason I went public with my daughter's eating disorder -- I'm so glad your mom called me
May 17, 2018, 4:51 PM
The end of firsts
We’ve just completed the holiday of Pesach. Pesach, essentially, is a holiday of memory- we are commanded to remember our redemption from slavery in Egypt. The curious thing about this remembrance is that the commandment in the Torah text-...
May 15, 2018, 12:07 AM
Netta and Other Beautiful Creatures
Usually, I hate the Eurovision Song Contest. I have a deep loathing of the trivial, and the Eurovision is nothing if not a shallow, never-ending quest to find the lowest common denominator. But something happening this time. It wasn’t just...
May 3, 2018, 1:10 PM
'Sinful' chocolate cake? No such thing
Just don't talk about food, diet, or weight -- it's too easy to trigger disordered eating, especially in kids
Apr 19, 2018, 2:16 AM
70 extraordinary women of Israel
Celebrating those who have made the Jewish state their home, giving of themselves and their diverse talents
Mar 30, 2018, 10:44 PM
Tasting Our Journey: What will make this seder night different from all others?
Jewish tradition, as we know it, is not entirely inscribed in the ink on the parchment of a Torah scroll. Rather, the dark letters interact with the space around them, which is filled with imagination and logic, invisible questions...
Mar 27, 2018, 1:09 AM
If you can…
I'm not that great when it comes to asking for things. If I can do it on my own, I probably will. This probably makes me a little stubborn or unnecessarily independent, but it's just part of my personality. This...
Mar 15, 2018, 1:17 PM
My Friend in California is Dying
My friend fled New York to escape her abusive family. She tried to create a new life for herself in California, but it hasn't quite gone as planned. She's young, intelligent, and resourceful, but her life experiences and her...
Mar 12, 2018, 7:48 AM
What Makes this Holiday Different? (Eating Disorder Support and Passover)
With less than 3 weeks until Pesach (Passover) I think of all the things that this holiday represents. Slavery. Freedom. Journeys. Leadership. Plagues. Signs. Commandments. Traditions. This is a fundamental holiday, a celebration of all the events that led up to God...