The girl was already sitting at the bus stop when I seated myself beside her. Giving her a brief glance, I began searching in my bag for my bus card, which I like to have ready before the bus makes its appearance. With that little detail taken care of, I glanced at the girl again, Read more
Menucha Chana Levin
Born in South Africa and raised in Canada, Menucha Chana Levin has lived in Jerusalem with her family for over twenty years. Her work has been published in Jewish magazines and on Aish.com. The author of five novels, her latest book is Hidden Heritage about adoption in Jewish families.
Recent articles by Menucha Chana Levin
Menucha Chana Levin is the author of Sasson’s Book of the Month for February, Hidden Heritage. You can buy the book HERE. Our chosen children Although we had been blessed with four children, my husband and I always Read more
In our community, trees were sparse – and precious.
Beloved Rose Aunty Rose was always my favorite relative. She was just fourteen months older than my mom, and the two of them were unusually, emotionally close. A friend of theirs once described them as ‘twin souls.’ Though Aunty Rose had been happily married for many years, she had not been blessed with children of Read more
Let’s begin this book review with the author’s own words: I have no zechus to merit that for which millions of Jews have longed and davened for, for thousands of years. It is only due to pure chessed on Hashem’s part that I live in and am able to explore the Land of the Avos, Read more
For the first twelve years of my life I lived in the same house in South Africa with my parents and younger sister. Close-knit extended family members also came to live with us from time to time. Then, shortly after my bat mitzvah, we packed up and moved far away across the ocean to Read more