Yona Zeldis McDonough
A new mother dives headlong into a parallel world to find her missing son in The Possibilities (Random House, $27), a quasi-sci-fi novel that sets out to examine and explore… Read more »
A comic strip about going into hiding during the Holocaust: Miriam Katin’s We Are On Our Own.
A new mom confronts her fears.
Parents break sometimes, and we put ourselves back together. But if we never see any stories of other people doing it, it makes us feel like monsters.
The latest midrash with a woman-centered version of the story of “the binding of Isaac.”
You can’t make a voodoo doll, I repeat. It isn’t our magic to use. I think of the magic that should be ours to use, instead. The faith we should have in our mezuzot and our medicine. A magic based on belief in the good.
Julie Metz talks to Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough her new book Eve and Eva: A Search for My Mother’s Lost Childhood and What War Left Behind (Atria).
While my tears flowed and the moment felt surreal, my five-year-old asked me if Elsa from Frozen is real.
My hair was a problem to be solved. From inside and outside the walls of my house, my hair was a symbol of something larger that had nothing and everything to do with me.