Giddy Lief

My Life as a Progressive Jew

Giddy Lief
October 1, 2021
I was born into a family of charity workers and, from a young age, was encouraged to help out wherever I could. When asked what I wanted to be when I grew up, I always said, “A teacher!”

WRJ Voices: Va-eira

Giddy Lief
January 27, 2017

Reading through this week’s Torah portion, Va-eira, brought back memories of growing up in Apartheid South Africa, where ‘Non-Whites’ had to carry ‘passes’, were banned from attending movies and theatre, eating in restaurants, had their own buses and special