Faith Leener is a Co-Founder and the Director of Base, a growing national movement of young Rabbinic couples building grassroots, pluralistic Jewish communities out of their homes. Faith lives in Williamsburg Brooklyn and is an experiential educator, community organizer, and consultant.
One month ago, I was two months pregnant with my second child. Despite being constantly nauseous, I was overjoyed with all the possibilities of bringing another life into this world. I imagined…sharing this news with our family and friends at the end of Hanukkah when I would be completing my first trimester. My world felt full of potential. Three weeks ago, at our first appointment with the doctor, we received the crushing news that there was no heartbeat. Although my body was working on overdrive to… >> Read More