Vox Tablet launches a revue of our favorite episodes from the past decade with this gem of a story from Janice Erlbaum
When memoirist Janice Erlbaum was 13, she was elated to attend the bar mitzvah of her secret heartthrob. But when she found herself hanging with the mean girls, things turned less celebratory.
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When the writer and performer Janice Erlbaum volunteered to work Christmas Eve at a shelter for homeless teens, the girls confronted her with a hard question: “Why are you here?”
Janice Erlbaum tells the story of an old Yiddish song and modern-day sex workers
Janice Erlbaum gets more than a manicure at the nail salon
Christmas Eve for those who have nowhere else to be
So why won’t she sing at her daughter’s wedding?