Rabbi Ayelet S. Cohen serves as director of the Center for Jewish Living and the David H. Sonabend Center for Israel at The JCC in Manhattan. She is vice-chair of the board of T'ruah: the Rabbinic Call for Human Rights and the author of the forthcoming CBST: The First Forty Years. Rabbi Cohen and her life partner, Rabbi Marc Margolius, have five children and live in New York City.
Have you ever tried to fold up a stroller and get multiple small children onto a bus, find your Metrocard and put it in properly (without losing sight of the children or dropping the stroller),…get those children settled into seats and the stroller stowed away without bumping into anyone, and then keep those children reasonably quiet for 15 or 20 blocks? In the rain? Without help? Everyone on the bus seems to be looking at you in annoyance: annoyed at how long it took you to get onto the… >> Read More