Two years ago today Amy Ariel got a bone marrow transplant that saved her life. She doesn’t know anything about the donor except that he’s in another country, around 34 years old, and probably has a mother.
Author Archive for Amy Ariel
Growing up as a Jewish kid on a horse farm west of Saint Louis, and with a background in American history from Grinnell and work experience in outdoor, experiential education, Amy moved to Saint Paul for Hamline University School of Law, graduated with a Concentration in Children's Law, and became a member of the Minnesota Bar in 2002. As a youth worker, educator, and volunteer, she has been intensely involved in the Jewish community in the Twin Cities since 1999, and since 2005 has worked full-time at Mount Zion Temple. In early 2006 she started NOAZIM, "The Daring Ones," the Mount Zion 20s/30s group.
Award-winning author Amy Ariel shares what it’s like to win a national book award after 18 months of dealing with leukemia and a bone marrow transplant.
TC Jewfolk Editor Leora Itman says our Jewish community can take a few tips from the Opera on how to engage young Jews.
diaTribe Review: Celebrating Judaism beyond the binary in “Balancing on the Mechitza: Transgender in Jewish Community”
A glowing diaTribe review of the book “Balancing on the Mechitza: Transgender in Jewish Community,” newly released this month, just in time for a fresh look at Gay Pride.
Remember that not-so-great kiss, and the almost painful second date, and the moment when you realize no matter how badly you want it to work it just isn’t clicking? That is pretty much how I felt reading this book.