I’m Afraid to Wear My Star of David Necklace. My Daughter Sure Isn’t.

JL;DR SUMMARY The author reflects on her fear of wearing her Star of David necklace due to past family experiences with antisemitism, while her daughter proudly wears hers without hesitation. A way out west there was a fella, fella I want to tell you about, fella by the name of Jeff Lebowski. At least, that was the handle his lovin' parents gave him, but he never had much use for it himself. This Lebowski, he called himself the Dude. Now, Dude, that's a name no one would self-apply where I come from. But then, there was a lot about the Dude that didn't make a whole lot of sense to me. And a lot about where he lived, likewise. But then again, maybe that's why I found the place s'durned innarestin'.

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