Posts byMichelle Cove

Volume 9, Issue 4, 5776

Best of 5776 Come December, you’ll likely get inundated with “Best of 2015” lists; but how often do get a “Best of […]

Snubbed After Intermarrying

My rabbi was wonderful in most ways, but he was not able to get past the idea of intermarriage in spite of how prevalent it is.

Girl playing with match. Dangerous situation at home.

Still Playing with Matches

I felt like I was 12 years old again, stuck helplessly in a system the rabbi controlled.


From a Rabbi’s Perspective

I am grateful to those who have respectfully disagreed and pointed out the error of my ways with kindness.

Man worrying

A Double Loss

It took many years to realize that my rabbi, who offered so little comfort after my father’s death, was grieving too.

Denied Stamp

Insult to Injury

How a professional rejection was made infinitely harder by my rabbi’s lack of compassion.


Volume 9, Issue 3, 5776

My Rabbi Disappointed Me