Shanee Markovitz is a graduate of Katz Yeshiva High School in Florida and is studying in Midreshet Nishmat in Jerusalem for the year. She will be attending Stern College for Women in the fall of 2017.
By Shanee Markovitz
8 Days of Meaningful Hanukkah Giving
On Hanukkah, it’s not about what we give as much as why we are giving it. In America, the chaotic holiday season seems to span for months. Luckily for us Jews, Hanukkah is smack in the middle and a symbol of so many positive values. Let’s put aside the “To Gift or Not to Gift”…
Two Months Ago, My Mother Committed Suicide. This is Why I’m Breaking the Silence.
Two months ago, my mother committed suicide suddenly and shockingly. Disclaimer: I have no background in psychology, so I can only share my personal experiences with suicide and mental health. I can only break the silence with my words. Many people were totally taken aback when they found out that my family went totally public…
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