My First Christmas Tree

By Elizabeth Fishel

Are you Hannukah or Christmas? That was the December question a preschool buddy asked my sons years ago. “Both” was their answer.

As a Jewish mother of a certain age, I’ve always done an interfaith dance for the holidays. …

Stitching Through Covid 19

How Crafting Soothes Stress, Calms Cabin Fever, and Creates Joy

By Elizabeth Fishel

A decade ago, a good friend took me my under her wing and taught me how to do needlepoint. She patiently showed me the way to finesse the careful, repetitive, but oddly calming…

Elizabeth Fishel

Elizabeth Fishel is a journalist, writing instructor, and author of five nonfiction books including Sisters; Reunion; and Getting To 30 (with Jeffrey Arnett).

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