Fighting Evil

Fighting Evil

I witness the world crumbling around me and I am silent, screaming voiceless to a world that does not listen or understand. My pale skin covers bone, sinew, organs, and blood; blood that carries the DNA of Judaism, a DNA of pain. I know that I must find my voice and the strength to fight ... Read More
A New First

A New First

I am a little late posting this, but on February 16, 2017 I did my first television interview as an author. I failed to mention my more recent publication (Creative Collaborations . . . ) which is probably a publicity fail, but we talked a lot about P.O.W.ER, the talented Jackie Haltom, and other projects. I ... Read More
Today We Wear Red: A Day without Women

Today We Wear Red: A Day without Women

Today we wear red, because so many women cannot simply take a day off, stop working, ignore their responsibilities . . . But that is just the point. Without women, this world would not function. We are the nurturers, the organizers, the mothers, the caregivers, the educators. We are the doctors, the lawyers, the governors, ... Read More
What it Means to be Jewish in a World Filled with Hate

What it Means to be Jewish in a World Filled with Hate

It is happening daily now. Antisemitic attacks. Jewish cemeteries vandalized. JCCs threatened with bomb threats. It is a real thing. And, although they deny it, it is coming from the top-tier of the government. It stems from fostering hatred against anyone who has been considered Other (Muslims, immigrants, people of color, trans people, gays, etc.) ... Read More
Fourteen

Fourteen

Fourteen steps between what was and what will be. Fourteen dreams hesitant dreams of tomorrow while hugging the teddy bears of the past in secret. Fourteen hides inside her room whispering obscure thoughts but sometimes opens the door and invites her family in. Fourteen has her own opinion and ideas. She does not want to be ... Read More
Thoughts on ALLEGIANCE and the Man Who Will Never be My President

Thoughts on ALLEGIANCE and the Man Who Will Never be My President

What does it mean to give someone or something allegiance? In this country, we are asked to do this whenever we recite the pledge. By definition, it means we are giving our loyalty to some cause, nation, or ruler. But what happens when that cause, nation, or ruler turns against us? What happens when it ... Read More