How do you get your project manager at work to use your preferred nickname and not your full name, especially since he uses his nickname all the time, even when he signs emails? You’d think if anyone would get it, he would.
With this whole Thanksgivukkah business, it seems like everyone's doing the holidays a little bit differently this year. So I'm sharing two of the most traditional Chanukah recipes I know for those who want to celebrate not doing things differently.
A friend keeps encouraging you to date a non-Jewish person even though you've decided that you only want to date Jews. How do you convince her that you feel it's very important to follow a Jewish path exclusively now?
I am extremely proud to be both a member of the Philadelphia young adult Jewish community and a professional working to make the community the best it can be.
I work full time as the director of Hillel of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Graduate Student Network. My husband, Marc, likes to say that I knew more people within a week of moving to Philadelphia than he knew after six years here.
I’m originally from the tiny town of Fredonia, NY, and sometimes I still stare at the skyscrapers and marvel at how many Jews I know.
I am a co-founder of Minyan Tikvah (a lay-led prayer group in Center City Philadelphia that meets once a month for traditional egalitarian Shabbat services), a founder of and matchmaker for GradMatch.org, a children’s book reviewer, a former elementary school teacher, a pretty decent cook and a mom to two beautiful children.