Author name: Orit

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Orit is a journalist, multi-media producer, and author currently based in Berlin. Prior to living in Berlin, where she covers German-Jewish-Israel affairs, she covered Israeli politics, society, lifestyle and culture for a variety of publications.

Stirbt Israels Demokratie?

Die Gegner der Justizreform fürchten, dass die Demokratie in Israel einen langsamen Tod stirbt. Dabei geht es darum, die übermäßige Macht des Obersten Gerichtshofs einzudämmen. Überlegungen anlässlich des Tisha B’Av, des jüdischen Trauertages.

Can Elvis Presley’s part-Jewish granddaughter redeem his legacy?

“Daisy Jones and the Six” emerges as a multi-layered story about intergenerational healing, the temptation of adultery, the risk of “sex, drugs, and rock n’ roll” in derailing family life, and the redemptive power of parenthood—all themes that should speak to where Keough is at today.

I Used to Pray Every Morning. Then I Had a Kid.

Until I can find my rhythm, I take comfort in Jewish wisdom. Maybe I, as a mother, don’t need to say Shacharit because taking care of my daughter is a prayer. My Holy Temple is the home I create with her.

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