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Remaking “Go Out to Play, Child”

Thoughts on Jonathan Haidt’s book, The Anxious Generation, and how “Go out to play, child” has morphed into sending our children online rather than outside. It’s not time to feel guilty, but probably time to change things.

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Non-fiction

A Jew Walks into a Bar…

The fascinating story of Gustus and Rosetta Lubler whose community-building legacy includes an unlikely intersection between brewing and Jewish education.

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Fiction

Hope’s Prophet: A Modern Jewish Tale

A sweet and simple fable about a strange encounter between a 12-year-old girl and an ancient mystical figure. This story was first published in Gesher in 2021.

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Essay Non-fiction

My Orthodox Jewish Life

This essay, a reflection on the role and place of women in Orthodox Jewish life, practice, and ritual, was first published in Gesher in 2018.

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Fiction

The Havdalah Curse: A Modern Hassidic Tale

A modern Hasidic story about a girl who was cursed and blessed by her love of Torah. This story won the 2016 Melbourne Jewish Writers’ literary prize.