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Yom Kippur, the Annual Purge

Chef Rossi | Posted 09.22.2015 | Religion
Chef Rossi

We lived in Bradley Beach, New Jersey, until I was 10 years old. We always lived near the shul (synagogue) and could walk to services every Shabbos (Sabbath) on Saturday mornings. The distance was important because driving on Shabbos was, "Nit Fayn" (not nice) according to Mom.

The Us and Them and the Days of Awe

Chef Rossi | Posted 11.30.2014 | Religion
Chef Rossi

What this time signified to me, more than anything, was the separation of the young and carefree from the old and sad. We were the "us," chasing each other through the poorly tended grass, laughing.

Transgender NYers Face Violence Over Public Restrooms

| Posted 10.01.2012 | New York

By Andrea Swalec, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MANHATTAN — Long before her boyfriend was slashed for defending her against an alleged gay-slur-spewi...