Amy Schreibman Walter is a writer and teacher living in London. Follow her @amyswalter
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Finding Family History in Synagogue

A tour of the Lower East Side’s historic shuls brought me closer to my father

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The East End’s Last Shuls

This area was once the center of London’s Jewish community, boasting almost 200 synagogues. Just four remain today. But don’t count them out quite yet.

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Getting Back to Basics in the Kitchen

As an experiment, I gave up Googling recipes and relied instead on an old cookbook from my mother’s shelf, ‘How to Cook Like a Jewish Mother.’ The results were delicious.

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Reclaiming My Name

Staying connected to my family meant coming to terms with more than one name

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My Two Divorces

Why getting a ‘get’ was more meaningful, and more important to me, than my civil divorce

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Home Is Where the Mezuzah Is

I had been building a Jewish home with my husband, but now that we’re separated, I’ve had to figure out how to do it on my own

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