Mikhal Weiner is a freelance essayist, journalist, and sometimes cantor originally from Israel, currently working and living in Brooklyn. She spends her days writing, translating, reading, and cooking up bizarre kitchen experiments. Her writing has been featured by Newsweek, Real Simple, Parents Magazine, and Lilith, among other publications. She also writes a weekly parenting and Torah blog called Parenting by Parsha. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @mikhalweiner.