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I’m Not a Bad Jew

I’m Not a Bad Jew

By Hannah Chorley

September 21, 2015

For the longest time, I thought I was a horrible Jew. My family only attended synagogue on the High Holidays, and to pass the time there I braided my uncle’s tallit. My mother dragged me to Jewish school, depositing me in an angry, whining heap at the front of my classroom at nine every Sunday...