Beth Perkel

Beth Perkel

Beth Perkel was published in her first national and international magazines by age 17, won her first writing award at age 18 and had her writing featured in a New York Times bestselling book by age 19. Since then, she has continued to write articles, stories, blog posts, web content and first-person essays for over a dozen online and print publications. During this time she also attended the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated Phi Betta Kappa. Recently, she has embarked on a new adventure and is looking to publish her first novel.

Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
What hasn’t faded with age is my memory of my grandmother wearing this hat during Ne’ilah year after year
Family Tempo
Tuesday, November 01, 2022
We left Israel for a short visit. We returned 15 years later
The Current
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
She sprang into action immediately, flinging open the shul doors and ushering everyone nearby inside, calling out, “This is a safe haven. Come in!”
Monday, April 11, 2022
Nine writers recount their search for chometz — and what they found
Silent Heroes
Thursday, September 09, 2021
When the gravediggers realized who was in the casket in front of them, they cried harder than we did
The Change That Lasted
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
The word “Bereishis” greeted me like a positive sign, and I knew I’d found a fitting place to begin my journey
My Lightning Flash
Tuesday, May 11, 2021
As we stood at Har Sinai, the experience flooded senses; we saw the thunder, heard the lightning. The lightning fades, but the sudden burst of clarity takes you forward. Six women ...
Under 18 Minutes
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
 A single moment can make all the difference between chometz and matzah, between success and failure. They raced the clock — and beat it!
Secrets Revealed
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
While we hold our secrets close to our hearts, sometimes they slip out. Five stories
Family First Feature
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The encouraging news: With a little training, we can breathe our way into deeper sleep, happier feelings, and healthier bodies
Real Life
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
We designed the perfect engagement ring — then he had a new proposal