Tag Archives: Identity

  1. You Know What an Accent Means?

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    February 2, 2017 by Katia

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    “You know what an accent is, don’t you? It’s a sign of bravery” a friend chimed in on a Facebook …
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  2. Seven Love Stories in Seven Days – #6: Museums

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    September 25, 2016 by Katia

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    I rarely experience museums the same way anymore. At best they’re a promise that never quite gets fulfilled. Mostly we …
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  3. Seven Love Stories in Seven Days- #2: Instagram and other Filters

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    September 20, 2016 by Katia

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    I was a latecomer to the Instagram scene thinking that what the world didn’t need was one more person sharing …
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  4. The Things You Don’t Know

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    September 16, 2016 by Katia

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    This morning I was enjoying my Earl Grey tea and kept the teabag in the cup instead of dipping it …
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  5. Why Putting Me in the “North American Jew” Box Doesn’t Work

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    April 21, 2016 by Katia

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    “So, I overheard you say that your son calls his dad Abba?” “Yes, we speak Hebrew at home. I’m from …
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  6. Tikkun – How My Children Repaired Me

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    August 21, 2014 by Katia

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    When I was a child I really believed that the grownups in my life knew everything. Now I suspect that …
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  7. Things You Might Learn By Standing Yourself Up

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    August 11, 2014 by Katia

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    Have you ever shut the parenting door behind you, hanging a “Back in 5” sign on it and walked away …
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