Tova Ross is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Huffington Post, and she is also a contributing blogger to Kveller.com. She lives in New Jersey with her family. Follow her on Twitter @tovamos
Adina Lichtman started Knock Knock Give a Sock out of her college dorm two years ago. Now, her organization has given out over 50,000 pairs of socks to homeless men and women around the U.S.
By Tova Ross · September 8, 2016
A nonprofit called Elijah’s Journey tries to raise awareness about suicide and mental illness in a specifically Jewish context
By Tova Ross · September 23, 2014
For two weeks at Camp Simcha every summer, campers aren’t kids with cancer or kids with cerebral palsy. They’re just kids.
By Tova Ross · July 29, 2014
I spent my teenage years in rebellious pursuit of an unattainable body. It almost cost me everything.
By Tova Ross · April 1, 2014
A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities
By Tova Ross · March 14, 2014
The first time I really got to know gentiles, I had my guard up. But they embraced me in a way my own community had never done.
By Tova Ross · February 6, 2014
A spate of new books tells the stories of men and women who leave ultra-Orthodoxy for risky, rewarding, bewildering everyday life
By Tova Ross · January 7, 2014
When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.
By Tova Ross · December 10, 2013