Dear Millennials, it is time to forget about all the studies, and creatively build communities that work for you.
Alina Bliumis will speak at the Twin Cities Jewish Book Series on March 20th about defining identity as a Jew. She and husband Jeff Bliumis recently published a beautiful coffee-table style photography book called, “From Selfie to Groupie.”
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.
Dierdra Rutherford Fein reflects on helping her husband claim his Jewish identity – despite the fact that many Jews don’t consider him 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.
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.
My Catholic mother would never guess the role she has played in helping me to discern a Jewish identity and to live a Jewish life. But as every parent of small children knows, “little pitchers have big ears.”
My Grandmother is a Holocaust survivor. This is her story. I am honored (and humbled) to tell it.
I wanted to write about being a third generation survivor, the effect that has had on my life, and if being a fourth generation survivor would have an equivalent effect on the lives of my children.