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Hyphen Parent

Hyphen Parent

Dorothy-Ann Parent (better known as Hyphen) is a writer, a traditional Jew, a seeker of justice, a lover of stories, the self-proclaimed Jewish Molly Weasley, hobbit-sized, and best not left unattended in a bookshop or animal shelter.

Carrie Fisher Is Dead: There Is No Witty Title For This

As Jews, when we hear of someone’s death, our first response is supposed to be to say, “Baruch Dayan Ha’emet,” Yet when I read the news of Carrie Fisher’s death, I couldn’t do it. I yelled, “No,” before I realized sounds were coming from my mouth.

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On Chanukah (and Beyond) Representation Matters

While people often tell me Spokane is very Christian and conservative compared to Seattle, we found it incredibly open and inter-faith-friendly when compared to Oklahoma. The Jewish population is small in Spokane, but, we didn’t feel as ignored or treated with hostility as we did in other more conservative areas.

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