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On Forgiveness and Grace This Yom Kippur

As a Jew, I have always embraced the process of T’shuvah on Yom Kippur. I don’t fast. I don’t go to synagogue. But I do reflect,…

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We Shouldn’t Be The Top News Story

Last weekend, as my family and I returned to dock after a brief kayak ride on a cloudy day at the Jersey Shore, we were…

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I’m 42 and Everything’s Embarrassing

I’m 42 today – too old to listen to Sky Ferriera too young to be waiting for results from a rheumatologist. But here we are.…

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The Pandemic is Over, I’m Fine, and Other Lies from the Past Six Months

It’s been a long time since I updated this blog, and I want to make sure that my audience of no one is informed of…

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When You Literally Don’t Know How to Live…Did My Vaccine “Work?”

Do you want to know the answer…when there’s not much you can do about it? It must be what goes through the mind of every…

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They Say I Incited the Civil War

If you know me or my work, you know that I am not new to social media blowups. But nothing could have prepared me for…

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Five Thirty-Seven: An Imagined Alternate Reality

I’m not a fiction writer. But this is a story I always imagined – as a TV series, a book, a film. So, here is…

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Counting Backward: Navigating the New, Terrifying COVID-19 Reality

In March I was counting. We were all running up that hill, the curve, riding it to the tippy top and then back down again,…

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Everything You Need to Know About Voting in Pennsylvania

I’m not here to appeal to Trump supporters. That ship has sailed, and taken with it the very fabric of our democracy. I’m here to…

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When Wellness Becomes Sickness: How COVID Unmasked a Fractured Movement

Well, it’s Day 108 of “Quarantine Life” and we’re not exactly where I imagined we would be. Cases of COVID-19 hit an all-time high in…

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