Pink flowering tree

Death is All Religions

Death is all religions, it is every faith and it shakes us

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New year reflection

Finding Hope as a Newlywed in the New Year

How to look for hope in the new year after getting married in a dismal 2017

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The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2012)

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

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The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2010)

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

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The Jews Who Wrote Christmas Songs (2012)

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. And many of the season’s biggest/most annoying hits were written by Jewish songwriters.

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Chandler Family celebrating Hanukkah

Rejecting Chrismukkah?

Here’s why I reject Chrismukkah and all of its trappings

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Laura and Zach at Laura's parents' house, Christmas 2015

A No-Dilemma December

There’s room for all the holidays in Laura & Zach’s family

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Tu Bishvat: Interfaith Friendly, Jewish in Nature

A local foodie in rural Massachusetts created a Tu Bishvat seder that could include his partner who was not Jewish and their Jewish friend and friends who were not Jewish.

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One of These Things is Not Like the Other

Making friends as a grown-up isn’t always easy. When I look at my “mom” friends, we’re mostly bonded through our kids. We spend countless hours at cheerleading, football or any of the myriad extra-curricular activities our kids are involved in, and our friendship is based on the relationships of our children with one another. But […]

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Does Religion Dictate Where We Send our Daughter to Preschool?

I grew up in the same town where I currently reside. I remember going to high school with only a handful of other students who called themselves Jewish. I knew that raising my family in my hometown meant we would have to go to the very small synagogue in the next town over or if […]

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