Kelly Hershberg

Kelly Hershberg lives in Chicago and enjoys studying Tanach and Talmud in her spare time.

9 Ways to Celebrate Lag BaOmer from Home

Kelly Hershberg
Among La BaOmer’s many facets are agricultural aspirations, a release from mourning, celebration of Torah learning, and mindfulness of religious suppression. Here are nine ways to celebrate safely in the time of coronavirus.

9 Ways to Celebrate Lag BaOmer

Kelly Hershberg
Among La BaOmer’s many facets are agricultural aspirations, a release from mourning, celebration of Torah learning, and mindfulness of religious suppression. Here are 9 ways to celebrate.

Why I’m Done Looking Up to Queen Esther

Kelly Hershberg
February 24, 2015

As a child, Purim was one of my favorite holidays. Costumes, candy, and being allowed – nay, encouraged – to make noise in synagogue: What’s not to love? As a young Jewish girl, there was an extra special reason, too, to love Purim: Queen Esther.

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