“Are we in a war now?”

As Featured on the Times of Israel Click on the link to read on friends!    

As Featured On The Times of Israel!

My recent blog post, In Forest Fields, was revamped and featured on The Times of Israel last week. Click the link to read!

In Forest Fields

Over the past six weeks, Israel has become my home. I’ve walked its streets, worked in its bakeries (more on that later), prayed in its synagogues, written on its tables, dipped my feet… Continue reading

Journeys and stuff

I had finally hit rock bottom. It was 11:30pm on a Wednesday. My car was stuck at the side of a dimly lit, foggy road somewhere outside of San Francisco. It was dark,… Continue reading

What I wish I knew when I got divorced at 23

It’s been a hard year, to say the least. I would have never believed that my life could play out this way. But, man plans and G-d laughs, right? Though I’m not ready… Continue reading

This Is Redemption

  We recently concluded the eight days of Pesach (Passover), the Jewish holiday which commemorates the Jewish nations redemption from Egypt. It’s a 2,000 year old story that we repeat year after year: The Jews… Continue reading

Book Review: Happy Are the Happy by Yasmina Reza

Synopsis (taken from the back cover of the book): “Happy are the loved ones and the lovers and those who can do without love. Happy are the happy.” –Jorge Luis Borges This citation… Continue reading

Comparisons Anonymous

“Hi…My name is Leigh, and I’m sixteen days sober of comparisons. Oh, cute top….I want one. She is so much prettier than me. I’d never look good in that….Oops. Hi, my name is… Continue reading

When Passion Is Not Enough

Bad stories are like dead end relationships; You enter with high hopes, seeing a bright future ahead of you. It doesn’t take long for you to realize that you’ve walked into a hopeless… Continue reading

The Nurse

Let’s get the fact out in the open: I am not a fan of hospitals. I do not care for the smells, the noises, or the uncertainty. People walk through the doors one… Continue reading