About the Author


Chayi Hanfling

Chayi Hanfling lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children. She has a Masters in social work and currently works for JAM, a campus outreach organization.

The Secret to a Guilt-free Yom Kippur

Understanding the crucial difference between negative guilt and constructive regret.

Three Things I Learned by Deleting Facebook from My Phone

Breaking any habit is hard. But I’m learning to embrace the white space of life.

Staying at Home with the Kids on Rosh Hashanah while My Husband Prays in Shul

Examining our patriarchal assumptions about which work is important.

Jewish Women in the Footsteps of Wonder Woman

Growing up surrounded by only girls enabled me to develop my self-worth independent of the admiration and judgment of boys.

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