Using children’s books to explain the refugee crisis to kids (this piece triggered hate mail and nasty social media comments from both the left AND the right — both sides think I am a patsy and a dipshit, which is not news). Also, here’s a piece about a shul that built a Sukkah as a metaphor for the refugee crisis.
Here is horror auteur Shirley Jackson’s kugel recipe.
Think hard before you start preaching the importance of self-forgiveness.
Also, how to apologize to your cat.