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  • Questions for the critics

    3 weeks ago

    Would you be satisfied, then,
    if more Israelis died?
    If children and their parents didn’t heed the sirens?
    If they didn’t burrow beneath the ground?
    If the rockets were “better” in design and aim?
    If they landed on Ben Yehuda and Dizengoff?
    In your calculus, would the...

  • Facing the terror inside us

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    January 19, 2011 | 10:49 am

    I first encountered the work of Erika Dreifus at her literary blog, “My Machberet,” which I quickly bookmarked as a must-read site (erikadreifus.com), and I was so impressed by her acuity, discernment and style that I invited her to contribute book reviews to The Jewish Journal....

  • A Manual for the Auntie-to-Be

    By Erika Dreifus

    April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    It seemed that lots of people -- including total strangers -- had plenty of advice to offer my sister and my brother-in-law before the birth of their first child, an event the entire extended family anticipated for late summer 2003. And it wasn't just a matter of kindly (if...