Ep. 122: Novelist Tova Mirvis on Leaving Modern Orthodoxy
An ancient, tiny book cataloging the components of the cosmos: was it magic, Kabbalah, a philosophical treatise, or something else?
Got assumptions about the Orthodox community in Israel? ‘King’ Zilbershlag is here to debunk them.
I’ve always felt empowered by dressing modestly, a sign of beauty in the Orthodox world. But now that less-revealing fashion is more au courant, it’s complicated.
What’s gained and lost in ‘cultural identity’ and religion when families decide to adopt across race lines
When my daughter got married at 20, I worried she was too young. But I was the one who wasn’t ready.
My single mother had set aside a “wedding fund” for me, money to pay for a ceremony and party. But still single at 27, and with school loans mounting, I saw another way to buy myself happiness.