Israel, we have always been in love. But from so far away, with the voices of the media and politics ringing in my ears, your image is getting blurred.
I’ve always found the “first world problems” meme very funny. Until I realized I also had first world problems.
I grew up feeling “white”, feeling like I was a part of the culture around me. But no matter how hard I tried, the world kept telling me I was different.
For years, the fear that I didn’t deserve to be heard, that I had no right to express myself, plagued me. What a shame.
I’ve experienced so many miracles in my life… which is why I’m so surprised that they alone aren’t enough to keep my faith alive.
A story about Johnny, the man who had the power to grow layer after layer of crust over himself, protecting him from all the pain of the world. #longread
I had gotten used to exposing myself online with my writing. Which is why I was so blindsided when my old fear came back.
Are you a traditionalist? Are you a rebel? Which one is better?
There’s a difference between hate and disagreement. And more and more, we are accepting hate. It’s time for that to end.
A poem about how the beauty of the subway reflects my experience of G-d, Judaism, and religion in general.