Amy Schreibman Walter is a writer and teacher living in London. Follow her @amyswalter
How a language that once made me feel left out now makes me feel like a part of something bigger
I named my son after my father—a man I never knew
A tour of the Lower East Side’s historic shuls brought me closer to my father
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.
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.
Staying connected to my family meant coming to terms with more than one name
Why getting a ‘get’ was more meaningful, and more important to me, than my civil divorce
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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