Book Review: Esther

“Esther”, the novel brings to life the world of the famous Jewish queen in a gripping historical drama by local author, Rebecca Kanner.

Mishegas of Motherhood

Before I began actively searching for a local Jewish community, what I already had was an amazing online network of smart, kind, and funny Jewish women. I want to introduce you to one of them today.

Mental Health, Judaism and a Tragedy

Everyone knows someone who is affected by mental illness. Even if it’s not you personally, trust me, it hits much closer to home than you may think. In the Jewish community we assume those things don’t happen to us and therefore we don’t talk about it. This is a huge mistake. I think Jews, especially, take on the feelings of shame and guilt when we’re forced to keep secrets about loved ones and issues of mental health. That shame and guilt can eat away at you and make your quality of life miserable.

Book Review: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

I missed the book signing, but Deb Perlman’s Smitten Kitchen Cookbook is filled with recipes that will delight your taste buds and earn you a place at every dinner with your in-laws.