Olivia Friedman teaches Tanakh, Oral Law and Jewish Thought at Ida Crown Jewish Academy. She lives in Chicago with her husband and daughter.
What HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’ Can Teach the Jewish Community About Domestic Abuse
The show’s groundbreaking portrayal of abuse among the upscale punctures a damaging myth
· March 24, 2017
Jon Snow’s Story Now Feels Awfully Biblical
With Season 6 of ‘Game of Thrones’ in the books, it’s impossible to ignore the comparisons between Jon Snow and another regal figure from the Bible
· June 27, 2016
What the Book of Ruth Can Teach Us About Stanford and Sexual Ethics
The Bible is full of deeply troubling sexual encounters. The book of Ruth is about their repudiation.
· June 10, 2016