An Unwanted First On Father’s Day


My dad was a notorious early riser and even after I had been living in the Midwest for 15 years, he never figured out the difference in time zones. In […]

Marking The End Of An Era


I remember like it was yesterday, how our now 18-year-old came into the world, mostly quietly, so tiny, but with a seemingly natural curiosity about the new realm she had […]

A Memorial To Jerusalem’s Pioneers


I remember my first trip ever to Jerusalem when I was a young teenager. I had the idea that I was bound to feel something stir within me just knowing […]

The Importance of Jewish Student Organizations on College Campuses


If the value in having Jewish student organizations on college and university campuses wasn’t clear before October 7, the past seven months have certainly made it clear. While it is […]

Becoming Witnesses


Note: This is the third article of TC Jewfolk Editor Lonny Goldsmith’s trip to Israel with UpStart and iCenter’s “A Mifgash that Matters,” which is being put on in partnership with […]

The Last Story


My dad told stories. Long stories. Stories about growing up in Brooklyn and about the Dodgers, about the rocket right arm of Carl Furillo and the clutch hitting of Gil […]