Never a Pretty Face

Around the year 1100 BCE, Israel was under the cruel reign of King יבין, or Jabin, of the Canaanites who had conquered the land some years before. The Israelites suffered at יבין’s hand. Yet, as is often the case, two heroes rose up and, in a dramatic display of wisdom and strength, were able to…

Dumbing Down

It was when I was speaking with a man, who I have come to think of as a colleague (despite being in different fields) and friend, when I first realized I dumb myself down for men. Not on purpose, or even consciously. I was embarrassed to realize that with certain men, I instinctively try to…

To Tell the Truth

Elena Pinnow wrote an obituary in which she told the truth. She told the truth and in so doing, she challenges us to do the same. She reminds us to be brave. Brave, when we fear that the truth will embarrass us. Brave, when we are anxious the truth will hurt our career. Brave, when we…

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The Third Person

Well before I was married, actually even before my first real boyfriend, a very wise man told me something about his marriage. At first I was surprised. This man was my rabbi and I didn’t quite expect him to utter, “In my marriage there are three people.” We have since become friends. And while I…