Hannah Pressman writes about Jewish languages, gender, and religion. She received her Ph.D. in modern Hebrew literature from New York University. Her writing has appeared in Tablet, Lilith, the Forward, My Jewish Learning, and eJewish Philanthropy, as well as academic volumes. Dr. Pressman is currently at work on a memoir connecting her Sephardic family history to explorations of American Jewish identity. She lives in Seattle with her husband and three children.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS