Dipping a toe in the blogpond

Hello out there.
I am entering the blogosphere with my daughter, Emilia (21), at my side to guide me.
I wrote this book called THE RED TENT, which is probably why you stumbled upon this webdiary. I will be posting about TRT as that vermilion shelter will be ten years old in September — so expect a little hoopla. But this space will be mostly devoted to the more than in my life — my other projects,
musings, rants, etc.
I’ll be back soon, as soon I figure out how to navigate this universe with a little finesse.


  1. Lauren on May 31, 2007 at 11:57 am

    Having read and thoroughly enjoyed The Red Tent I am now reading Pitching my Tent. Reading it quickly so as to be finished when you visit our beautiful Cape Town on the 11th!
    I look forward to hearing you and perhaps meeting – how about a visit to a friendly Cape Town home – I would be honoured.

  2. Anita Diamant on June 1, 2007 at 2:08 pm

    Thanks for being my first “commenter.” I look forward to meeting you and others in Cape Town soon. I’m dizzy with anticipation.

  3. Mamcu on July 13, 2007 at 5:11 pm

    I am almost finished reading the Red Tent & will be in a discussion group next week. That is how I stumbed upon your website and blog as I was looking for possible discussion questions.

    I have thoroughly enjoyed Red Tent and even though you are beyond it, I believe many other readers will continue to ponder the lives of Dinah and her Mothers as you presented them. I am glad you discovered midrash! I was moved to go back to the Old Testament to reread these stories. I am so happy we have progressed beyond the limits that were imposed on these women whose spirits for the most part were not suppressed. I am also thinking of the women who live in present day Iraq & neighboring countries. I hope they have the opportunity to read the Red Tent!

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