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Reconnecting with My Macedonian Jewish Heritage

This post was brought to you by Sarah Aroeste, group leader for MEJDI’s Tour: 8-Day, 7-Night Jewish Heritage Tour to Macedonia… Growing up in Suburban New Jersey, I always thought the word, “Macedonia,” sounded very exotic. I knew that was where my grandfather came from, and I also knew it was very far away. My five-year-old self…

The Hebron Public Toilet

This poem was brought to you by Ian W… Oh Sandy, you witnessed the contradiction Two different lives coming together In the enforced intimacy of a Hebron Public ToiletFor men these places are a brief wordless interlude But for women-  often a networking opportunity But in Hebron, by the Ibrahimi Mosque How do you describe…