Visit The Scroll each Monday for Mitzi’s unique questions
Today we debuted Liana Finck’s weekly column, ‘Tell Mitzi’, and already the comments and stories are pouring in. At the end of the day, Liana will pick a story, and next Monday, you can see Mitzi’s ‘answers,’ which will combine reader responses with her unique vision of the world.
Also on Monday, please look for Mitzi’s next question—right here in The Scroll. She has lots of questions as she explores the world of being an online-illustrated-Jewish-advice columnist. I’m sure her audience will as well … .
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I NEED TO BE HEARD! BUT I DONT WANT TO PAY.
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