Rebecca Levitan is the Librarian at the Macks Center for Jewish Education in Baltimore, MD. As transplants to Baltimore, she and her husband and baby daughter love exploring what the the city has to offer. In the spare time she can find, she loves knitting and spinning wool into yarn.
I am irrationally angry with my neighbors.
We live in an apartment complex in Baltimore with a population that is probably half Jewish. There is a great playground in our complex that…happens to be right within eyesight from our front window. Since we moved in three years ago, whenever it has been nice out, many of our Jewish neighbors have spent all Shabbat afternoon at this playground. My more extroverted husband has gone outside to talk with the “mommy circle” many weeks, often trying to make friends… >> Read More
Now that Shabbat starts later, and my husband and I have a car, I have been taking my little girl to the Village Learning Place in Baltimore where we participate in the Friday…morning “Mother Goose on the Loose” story time. Most of the kids there are at least a year older than she is, if not more, and I think I might be the youngest parent there (though the nannies are more around my age). Why do I go? Ziva is only 7 months old, so her participation in… >> Read More