A Teapot Tells a Story

A Teapot Tells a Story

I wrote this post in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day (January 27, 2020) in memory of Zvi's grandparents and as a tribute to the courage of every survivor to start over and rebuild our nation. This post was published on The Times of Israel.My husband’s grandfather was a Holocaust survivor. He was liberated from [...]

Here We Are

Here We Are

In 2016, I was sitting in my masters class eagerly awaiting a guest speaker that had come in to discuss Canada’s approach to foreign policy. Around that time, Canadians had swung their long-standing Conservative Harper votes to the Liberal Trudeau government. As I sat among my peers of fellow future policy advisors in what is [...]

Names ‘R’ Us

I’ve been thinking a lot about names lately. Anyone who’s seen me recently can probably guess why. For the rest of you, I’m carrying around a big belly and it’s getting close! So as we’ve been entertaining names, these have been our considerations: Do we give our child a Jewish, but easy-to-pronounce, name? A Jewish, [...]