Linda Kriger


IBD Patients Reveal Their Lonely Childhood Stories

By Linda Kriger

IBD Patients Reveal Their Lonely Childhood Stories
Growing up can be hard. But try sharing with a friend your most intimate problem: that you live with a disease ravaging your waste disposal system.Read More


Gut Wrenching Story: One Woman's Struggle With Ulcerative Colitis

By Linda Kriger

Gut Wrenching Story: One Woman's Struggle With Ulcerative Colitis
When we speak of our gastrointestinal tract, which we rarely do, we often resort to euphemisms. One writer shares the tale of her unfriendly relationship with the toilet.Read More


When Guys Are Good Friends, It's Complicated

By Linda Kriger

When Guys Are Good Friends, It's Complicated
A few months ago, my husband, Jake, and his best friend were walking along the river in Philadelphia, deep in conversation. The friend had his hand on Jake’s shoulder. A car suddenly stopped. A group of teenagers yelled out, “FAGGOTS!” and screeched away.Read More


Lending a Little Help to a Big Problem

By Linda Kriger

Lending a Little Help to a Big Problem
Philadelphia’s Germantown Jewish Center is one of 65 synagogues providing temporary shelter to the homeless under a nationwide program.Read More


Jewish Farm School Gains Traction Among College Students

By Linda Kriger

Jewish Farm School Gains Traction Among College Students
Rather than jet to tropical party capitals for spring break, about 105 Jewish college students are choosing to do something a little different during their time off.Read More






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