Leah Vincent is a blogger and senior editor at Unpious.com, a website which features voices on the Hasidic Fringe. Leah has a masters degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, and is currently writing a memoir chronicling her transition out of the ultra-orthodox community of her childhood, into the secular world.
The opposite of kvelling is kvetching–and it’s something, if I can say so myself, that I’m quite good at. Every non-Jewish boyfriend I ever had learned the meaning of this Yiddish word that onomatopoetically conjures up its very essence: kkkvehhhtch. … Continue reading →
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