Tag: Anna Schnur-Fishman


While in China this summer, I read as much as I could about the country’s “orphan problem.” I particularly loved The Lost Daughters of China, written by Karin Evans, an American adoptive mom of a Chinese baby girl. Evans’ book overflows with perspectives personal, academic, and literary. She talks about how the complete unprecedented-ness of… Read more »

Holiday Season

Last week my father remembered an Orthodox classmate from law school who got an interview at a prestigious Baltimore firm that had no Jewish partners or employees. “How’d it go?,” my father asked. “I had to tell them about September,” he said. This came up in a discussion, provoked by a lecture in my Ethnic… Read more »