Frieda Vizel lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She blogs at friedavizel.com.
Yeshivas are being attacked for their lack of careerism while critics ignore what religious families actually want and get from their schools
These days, stringent orthodoxies seem to be the only thing on tap
Yes, but only if we proceed respectfully and pay attention to what has worked in the past
My family may not speak perfect English, but at least we don’t see education as nothing more than a pathway to a good job
I believe strongly in giving marginalized voices a platform. But to do so honestly means to admit to the more problematic reasons we tell these stories.