Why I Love My Mah-jongg Group

Playing mahj creates a different sort of bonding between women than one can typically find in the post-college years. Our nights are simple. Whoever is available shows up at 7:00, sits down, and plays.

How We Spend Our Days Is How We Spend Our Lives

It’s the month of Adar, my friends, the month when Purim occurs. According to the Talmud, “When Adar enters, joy increases.” So are we supposed to simply hope that Adar will be our happiest time of the year because one particularly fun holiday falls during the month?

The Real Jewish Christmas

Nina Badzin argues that there’s a better Jewish holiday to compare to Christmas than Hanukkah, and it’s the one about to happen!

Three Ways to Fix a High Holiday Rut

The holiday season is here again, and if you’re anything like Nina, you’re in a high holiday rut trying to find renewed meaning. Here are three ways to break out.