By Stacia Friedman
Why Bubbe Always Ate Alone In The Kitchen
When Bubbe, my plump, good-natured, maternal grandmother came to my parent’s house for Passover, she never ate with us in the dining room. Instead, Mom served her in the kitchen before we sat down. I sensed that this arrangement was somehow for my grandmother’s comfort, but I never fully understood. Was it because Bubbe came…
It’s Time We Start Talking About The Dangers Of Abusive, Angry Parenting In The Jewish Community
Jews are wringing their hands over the Weinstein sexual abuse allegations. Oy, what a shanda! Then comes an even more shocking story. Three adult sisters, raised in an ultra-Orthodox community in Australia, have accused the female principal of their former religious school of indecent assault and rape. As I read Dina Kraft’s compelling article Australian…
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