Alysia Reiner is an award-winning stage, screen & television actress. She is currently shooting the recurring role of FIG on ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, the new series by Jenji Kohan who created WEEDS, and just wrapped ARE WE OFFICIALLY DATING with Zac Efron. For more fancy credits, sparkly pictures and questions she has pondered go to www.alysiareiner.com, become a fan at http://www.facebook.com/AlysiaReiner, and follow her @alysiareiner.
This post is part of our month-long series featuring different ways that parents of various religions have talked to their kids about God.
In my house growing up, the intellect was God. We were…cultural Jews We ate bagels and lox, matzah and kugel, but we rarely went to temple and but parents didn't fast or keep Passover. Judaism was the way we stayed connected to family, an excuse to gather, which I loved. At 11 years old when everyone started talking bat mitzvahs and my parents started talking Hebrew… >> Read More