About: Jennifer Modlinger
- Full Name
- Jennifer Modlinger
- Jennifer Modlinger, Kveller's Regional Coordinator, received an M.S.W. from Columbia University and an M.A. from the Jewish Theological Seminary. When she isn't working, parenting, or volunteering, Jennifer is an avid knitter and gluten free baker. She lives with her husband and sons in Teaneck, New Jersey.
Posts by Jennifer Modlinger:
Jul 29 2014
Our Guinea Pig’s Jewish Funeral
When a Kveller reader recently sought advice on finding a Jewish ritual for mourning the passing of her cat, I wrote off the request as being outside of the boundaries of normative Jewish practice. Judaism’s elaborate and meaningful mourning rituals … Continue reading
Jan 16 2014
What Were Your #SmallVictories Today?
We all want to be Good Mamas, we really do. But there are also those days when we are JUST getting by. The days when we need to celebrate the small victories that help get us from one moment … Continue reading