Tag: independent journalism

Embroidering Her Past

The iconography in Maxine Lee Ewaschuk’s embroidery reflects the lenses through which she sees the world and the world sees her.

Can I Be Angry?

No one cared when my grandmother got angry: a comic.

Keeper of the Flame

Whenever I would see Flory Jagoda, it was as if she had been waiting just for me, greeting me with her lovely smile and sparkling eyes. Often, she would say, “Here you are!” And now that she could kiss me–always on both cheeks–and hold my hand tightly, she seemed happy. I know I certainly was.… Read more »

A Southern Jewish Farmer?!

My Jewish farming journey pointed me back home to the South, and made me long to put down roots in the place that, as a Jewish teenager, I could not wait to leave.

Totally Normal

While my tears flowed and the moment felt surreal, my five-year-old asked me if Elsa from Frozen is real.

The Promise of Tu B’Shevat

Perhaps we can create our own seven species… qualities for this time to help us focus on what we need to find in abundance within ourselves.