Proud parents should respect their children and not flood social media with their super-cute photos, Simi Lichtman writes. After all, today’s babies are tomorrow’s grownups.
At the start of the Jewish New Year, Simi Lichtman finds herself contemplating the death of the father she barely knew, and her obligation to mourn for him.
When Simi got married she stopped her anti-anxiety pills, thinking she no longer needed them. Then she realized she did, for the sake of her marriage.
Last year at the High Holy Days, Simi was facing marriage, graduation and a new job. This year, nothing’s on the agenda. But a clear slate could bring spiritual growth.
Simi Lichtman’s husband often reminds her to take her birth-control pill. That’s how it should be, especially for Modern Orthodox women who are the ones to take precautions.
Simi Lichtman admits she always wanted to be a mother. But she wonders what would it like to be an observant Jewish woman and not want to have children.
When Simi Lichtman saw a Hasidic husband ignoring his sick wife, she admits jumping to all the wrong conclusions. Then she realized didn’t know enough to judge them.
Believe it or not, the single most important factor in how much male attention I get is what kind of shoes I wear. If I wear heels, I get checked out a lot more often.
For most of her life, Simi Lichtman dreamt of living in Israel. Then she met Jeremy, and all that changed. She chose him.
Huma Abedin may be suffering from Stockholm Syndrome or ‘Nice Jewish Boy Derangement Syndrome.’ Simi Lichtman offers a simpler reason she stuck with Anthony Weiner: Love.