I never knew the prolific woman who penned the stack of letters given to me after her death - but my mother's world could have filled a book.
Tal Abbady is a freelance writer who lives in Madrid. Her writing has appeared in numerous U.S. publications.
The warm allure of Hanukkah trumps the dazzle of Christmas in my book, but for many American Jews, the 'December dilemma' is truly a thorny one.
A new take on Judaism's holiest holiday: 'The Day of Atonement confronted me with the possibility of a terrifying fate. Was my name in the Book of Life?'
My husband and I enrolled our son in Madrid’s only Jewish school thinking he'd learn the religious traditions that we never had. What we weren't prepared for was a crash course in being Jews in a city steeped in anti-Semitic lore.