About the Author


Hilary Spirer Leeder

Hilary Spirer Leeder is a writer and a guidance counselor at the Torah School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Her articles have appeared in a number of publications. An essay was featured in the book Everyone’s Got a Story, published by Judaica Press. Mrs. Leeder obtained an MSW degree from NYU and a BA degree in film from Columbia University. She lives with her husband and children in Silver Spring, Maryland.


Sheltering Our Children

Where do we draw the line between allowing a child to experience difficult situations and excessive hurt?

Star Trek and the Three Weeks

Losing our "mother ship," we are all vulnerable.

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