Cheerless in Boston: Coping with Food Allergies

On a recent trip to Boston, I stayed near its famous Quincy Market, home to multiple restaurants and assorted kitschy vendors.   As a person with allergies to fish, shellfish, and nuts, I am experienced at […]

A Golden Age of Jewish Media, Part One 1

Just when you thought that today’s screen distractions would put a stamp of finality to the end of the reading era—even for the “people of the book”—a resurgence and blossoming of Jewish content, both in […]

When Faith in God & Destruction Meet at the Beach

Standing on the shoreline at Ocean City, Maryland, cool sand brushing against my feet, the ocean currents soothing my senses, I contemplated the wonder of nature.  I was alone on this cold, late March morning, […]

Why I Wrote The Rose Temple

Angry at The World: Asking Why and How Did The Holocaust Happen? In my sheltered, comfortable suburban Detroit childhood, I shouldn’t have been so angry. Neighbors looked a lot like my family: white, Jewish, middle […]