All posts by: Esti Wolodarsky

Shaina in the Rain

Shabbat afternoon. Schools in Los Angeles closed yesterday.It’s been raining since early morning. My daughter is visiting. She has her feet up on the long end of the couch. My husband sits upright in the middle section, and I’m melded... Read More

“100,000 plus words is a reason to celebrate…”

I told a fellow writer that I finished my memoir, but that at more than 100,000 words, editors were saying –without reading it — that it was too long, and I was working on tightening it… I was just getting... Read More

How do I stay on the platform?

I have something to say. That’s why I’m writing a memoir and speaking. But I keep hearing that it’s important to have a platform. That scares me. I’ve never been great with heights and a platform feels like something I’ll... Read More

Devorie Kreiman

Devorie Kreiman, MA Ed, served as principal of Bais Rebbe Junior High School in Los Angeles for 12 years. She is an educational consultant and leader of teacher training workshops in Los Angeles and New York and the author of... Read More