How Israel Became My Peaceful Place

I was home, the place in which my ancestors resided 3,000 years ago. The place in which I have prayed to since the minute I learned to read Hebrew, and the place in which my faith is the culture.

Who is a Jew?

Dierdra Rutherford Fein reflects on helping her husband claim his Jewish identity – despite the fact that many Jews don’t consider him Jewish.

Just Jewish

I am Jewish, but not Pretty Jewish, or Culturally Jewish, or (my favorite) Jew-ish (with an emphasis on the ish); I’m just Jewish.

A Ger in Alexandria

People who know me well know that I am Jewish. People who know me better know I wasn’t born Jewish. Very soon, a change in Israel may force me to reevaluate how I see myself as a Jew.