“My perspective of the world expanded, making me realize what friendship truly is.”
Every feeling becomes an action, and every action describes that feeling.
“Even though I sometimes have to alter my physical Jewish practices into my own version, it does not affect my spiritual connection at all.”
“I stand proud and share the story of my great-grandfather, whose name I carry to future generations.”
"Can’t we put the formulaic writing aside for once?"
“Activism—a fire that courses through my Jewish roots.”
“Endless questions, complex understandings”
“You are very lucky. Your ancestors weren’t.”
“My expanding awareness motivated me to try to better understand how race and Jewish identity intersect.”
“In my life, I have been privileged enough to know the Sabi who is completed and influenced by the shapes, people, and sounds around him.”
“My Jewish identity emerged through song and dance.”
“I stopped voicing my opinion and went along with what everyone else wanted, even when it made me miserable.”