One year later: On Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Yom Kippur, and too many “sorrys”

One year after Dr. Ford testified to Congress, her story is still resonating with me. Especially just how much time she spent apologizing during her time. In light of Yom Kippur, a day of repentance and supplication, here’s what excessive apologizing means to me. Read my latest on JWA:

Mayyim B’Sasson: A Joyful Mikvah Rededication Ceremony

Wednesday night, many months of hard work came to a beautiful conclusion. Though it feels like I talk about it a lot (and scream it from the rooftops) many of my friends don’t quite understand what I do when I say I work at the mikvah. I was hired in August of 2018 to aid […]

How to respond when your friends disclose their assault to you.

It has been a tough two weeks, to say the least, with a near constant bombardment of Christine Ford’s testimony and Kavanaugh’s upsetting response. Many survivors of assault have been sharing their truths, some out of empowerment and some out of fear that their attacker will one day occupy a seat of immense power. Either […]

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