About the Author

Viva Hammer

Viva Hammer is an attorney in Washington, D.C. She has published in several places, including The Washingtonian, The Forward, Jewish Action, and Los Angeles Jewish Journal.

Making Germany Pay

The Germans should pay for their successive degradation of our humanity, but reparations are a mean and cruel salve.

Choosing Homeschooling

It isn't for everyone, but homeschooling our son is giving him a strong Jewish education that fits his unique needs.

My Son's Yarmulka

As a child of Holocaust survivor, it's hard for me to imagine that my child will openly declare his Jewishness to everyone.

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