Doing a Rosh Hashanah ritual

All You Need is Chalk and Water for This Rosh Hashanah Ritual

For this fun new spin on tashlich, all you need is chalk

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Hebrew letter

Is it Time to Leave Our Orthodox Neighborhood?

Are we outgrowing the neighborhood I grew up in?

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US Border patrol

When Faith Reaches the Border

The young girl in the photo looks like my Helen

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Helen jumping in hoops

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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Helen opening a door

We Aren’t as Different as My Neighbors Think

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

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Pink flowering tree

Death is All Religions

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

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Hollywood Now: Jordan Peele’s first Oscar, Mazel Tov to Amy Schumer, Zach Braff is back on TV and more

Jordan Peele’s first Oscar, Amy Schumer gets hitched, Zach Braff returns to TV & Sara Gilbert’s back in prime time

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Stuffed animals

My Jewish-American, Mexican-Catholic Daughter Speaks with a British Accent…and It’s All My Fault

My Jewish-American, Mexican-Catholic daughter speaks with a British accent

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Amy Schumer and Henry Louis Gates Jr. Credit: Ark Media

Hollywood Now: The Best of TV for the Holidays and to Kick Off the New Year

The best new TV for the holidays and to kick off the new year

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Coffee and Conversation

Learn, engage, chat – have a coffee!

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