How Anna ended up giving a bus tour of Brooklyn
How do we practice separate faiths–together?
Why my American-Jewish-Mexican-Catholic family confuses our neighbors
Helen Fell on Her Head and I Prayed to Jesus, Sort of
Why celebrating Yom Kippur this year enriched my observance of Ash Wednesday
Insomnia. It’s awful and I’ve never had it before. Until now. Part of this has to do with me getting pregnant again shortly after a miscarriage. Another part has to do with the anxiety, fear, loneliness, happiness, joy and gratitude I feel approaching motherhood for the second time. The second time is different, of course. […]
After my latest blog post on finding officiants for our Jewish-Catholic interfaith wedding, I got questions from both friends and fans about what the actual ceremony would look like. We had started a draft but needed to tie up some details, so we weren’t ready to share. I didn’t really think about it much in […]
The blessings said when immersing in a mikveh for the purposes of converting to Judaism.
A mother worries whether her non-Jewish family and friends will feel comfortable at her son’s bar mitzvah.
Shortly before the inauguration in mid-January, I was contacted by a Chicago Tribune reporter about a story he was working on related to prayer. I worked with him on a Passover-Easter story in the past. This time, he was looking for various faith perspectives on the question: Should we pray for bad people? The idea […]