Beshert | Bonded by the Bard

“Was that your friend Bill Shakespeare?” my youngest son, Alex, then six, asks after my husband, Steve, hangs up the phone. 

If that seems like a crazy question from a child, it was par for the course in my household, because it was words that wooed me, words that won me, and words that keep us – the entire family – in thrall. 

From the very beginning, in fact. 

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Now Accepting Summer Blogger Applications

Moment Magazine, co-founded by Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel, is recruiting bright, inquisitive, and diverse bloggers to contribute to our blog InTheMoment for the summer.  Moment is the world's largest independent Jewish magazine, and our blog gets upwards of 10,000 hits a month. As a summer blogger, you will write one post a week on topics of Jewish politics, religion and culture. This is an incredible opportunity for young writers, thinkers and analysts to publish, develop their writing skills and benefit from the expertise of our team of experienced editors. At the end of the summer, the three bloggers who have generated the most web hits will receive a cash prize. To apply, please send an application in ONE document consisting of the following to by May 25, 2011: Your name, age and current occupation (if a student, your...

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