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.

A High Holidays Letter to Rabbis Trying To Meet Congregational Needs During The Pandemic

I would like our rabbis, staff, and volunteers to know we see you. We understand your confusion and struggle because we too have felt that. We don’t fault your exhaustion because we feel it too. We feel it in our bones, our hearts, our souls, our homes, and our families. We know you are trying your best to meet our spiritual needs and keep us safe and we appreciate that more than we can ever express.

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