Entries by Michele Amira

Quarantine Playlist to Keep to You Dancing

As an introvert, it’s very easy for me to self isolate during COVID-19 since I’m somewhat of a feral cat. And for me, social distancing is vital because I have an autoimmune disease which makes me vulnerable to severe health complications. That being said, now is not the time to skimp on self-care. Circumstances around […]

Your Purim Playlist

My favorite holiday is approaching, which is a celebration that indulges in drinking and dancing all night. And no, it’s not Mardi Gras. It’s Purim! Or as I like to call it, “Jewish Carnival.” That being said, we need a soundtrack to celebrate both feminist queens: Queen Esther and Queen Vashti.  According to Times of […]

Your 2020 Tu B’Shevat Playlist

Being the nice Jewish hippie that I am, Tu B’Shevat has always been my favorite Jewish holiday. Tu B’Shevat celebrates my favorite food group (fruit), and specifically fruit from the seven species that are indigenous to Israel. This includes olives, dates, figs, grapes, and – if you’re feeling extra boujee – chocolate bark pomegranates and […]