Category Archive: Judaism 101

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

Color in a Colorless World 2.0

The original post can be found here. I am Hasidic woman. I am also a writer, whose target audience is not the Hasidic community.  While those two worlds may sound like polar opposites,… Continue reading

The One Where I Rant About The Shidduch System

I can’t believe I’m doing this. I am not one of ‘those people.’ You know, one of those people that rants and raves all over the internet about a topic that bothers them.… Continue reading

Mon Dieu

It’s that time of the year again. The time when the gates of heaven are open and G-d is in the field, mixing with His people in a way that a King would… Continue reading

L’chaim U L’Brocha

Its finally happened. Summer has hit New York, (albeit with thunderstorms and nasty humidity, but it is summer nonetheless). It almost feels like a redemption of sorts. Though, redemption from extreme cold to… Continue reading

From My Corner Of The World

The New York winter has finally begun to settle in, and with the blustering wind come an endless stream of thoughts. There is an out pour of emotion and transition brimming over in… Continue reading


During the Alter Rebbe’s 53 day imprisonment in the Peter-Paul Fortress in Czarist Russia, he was visited by various government officials, including the Minister of Culture. The Minister, a wise and noble man,… Continue reading