Coney Island

How I Ended Up as a Brooklyn Tour Guide for a Day

How Anna ended up giving a bus tour of Brooklyn

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High Holy Days with Kids Cheat Sheet

A quick primer on celebrating the Jewish new year with kids

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3 Alternatives for Tashlich with Kids

3 creative ways to do tashlich with kids

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How to Be a Kosher Vegan in an Interfaith Family

Kosher + vegan + interfaith family. This should be interesting!

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How to Celebrate Shabbat…When You Miss Friday Night

There’s still time to celebrate Shabbat *even* if you missed Friday night!

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Is it Time to Leave Our Orthodox Neighborhood?

Are we outgrowing the neighborhood I grew up in?

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When Faith Reaches the Border

The young girl in the photo looks like my Helen

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Shabbat (with Kids) Cheat Sheet

Quick and easy how-to on celebrating Shabbat as a family

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Why Do I Worry My Daughter Won’t Fit In?

It’s ballet class, not religious school–so why am I worried what they’ll think of us?

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We Aren’t as Different as My Neighbors Think

Why my American-Jewish-Mexican-Catholic family confuses our neighbors

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