Thirteen driver’s licenses confiscated from Jewish citizens by Nazis in 1938 recently connected an Austin family to a German community. A teacher used the licenses as an opportunity for his students to research and help shape a more open-minded future. Read my full story here.
Several members of Austin’s Jewish community are featured in Austin Regional Clinic’s 2019 60 Strong calendar. Read the full story here.
When Austin native Rina Sadun returned to Central Texas, she brought along a piece of New England Jewish life, Wandering Minyan. Read my full article here.
In response to the tragic October 27 shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Austin’s Jewish community organized a vigil to support those directly and indirectly impacted by the event. Read my article about the vigil here.
For the past 12 years, I have worked as a contractor — first as a reporter, then as assistant editor — for the Jewish Outlook, Shalom Austin’s monthly newspaper. I was recently asked to join Shalom Austin’s staff part-time as Jewish Outlook editor and Generations Campaign copywriter. I am excited to serve the community in this role and will continue to accept freelance opportunities as time allows.