About Rachel Delia Benaim

I Went to India, And I Found “Shanti”

By June 30, 2015

Disenchanted with Orthodoxy and religion, I decided to go traveling alone, seeking clarity. Instead, I found comfort with the unknown. Read More

Artist Sara Erenthal Reflects on Her Ultra-Orthodox Upbringing, And Life Beyond

By September 9, 2014

She fled an arranged marriage at 17, joined the Israeli army, then backpacked through India. Her new exhibit in Brooklyn touches on her religious childhood and secular present. Read More

Anti-Hamas Game Apps Spark Controversy in Google Play Store

By August 21, 2014

‘Bomb Gaza’, ‘Whack the Hamas’ and ‘Gaza Assault: Code Red’ all banned. Read More

An Open Letter to Selena Gomez, From Two 12-Year-Old Fans in Southern Israel

By August 8, 2014

You prayed for Gaza, but not Israel, taking sides in a conflict that is not your own. By doing that, you isolated some fans. Read More

Breaking Up is Hard to Do—Especially in the Orthodox World

By July 2, 2014

Silence surrounding engagement break-ups leads to social stigma. It doesn’t have to be that way. Read More