judaism
I kept waiting for my husband to take charge of the whole "raising the kids Jewish" thing. This was his realm, but it felt up to me.
xofood
Participation in Kreplach making -- tiny gift pockets of meat and onions in dough -- was not optional, but also not without its appeal. The promise of eating Kreplach that broke in the cooking process kept my brother and I in indentured kitchen servitude throughout our youth.
how not to be a dick
Just because I am Jewish does not mean I have this insane craving for bagels all the time. It’s not like I am a bagel-vampire and to live I must have blood-enhanced bagels or I will start killing townspeople.
marriage
How is it possible to marry someone without a test drive of ye olde chemistry? What if he turned out to be a slobbery kisser and a dead fish, and I was stuck with him for life?
culture
When you slam Orthodox Jews because you think you're defending or somehow liberating the women of our communities, you're actually doing us a huge disservice.
in

May 22, 2012 at 1:00pm | 1232 comments