When “Doing Jewish” Works
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Nina LichtensteinThe Making of a Viking Jewess
This Scandinavian socialist embraced her boyfriend’s NRA-supporting, right-wing Orthodox family when she converted to Judaism. After her 25-year marriage comes unglued, her Jewish identity is what sticks.
Lisa Braver MossSaying Kaddish for Bad Parents
This prayer praises God in the face of profound loss. Does it matter that the author’s parents were lost to her even while they were still alive?