Lucia’s Blog Archive

How Mother’s Day Can Change The World

This Mother’s Day, I am of course grateful for the life and nurturing my mother gave me.  And I am blessed that she is still with me.  Yet even in the annals of mother-son bonds, I dare say that our bond has been unusually strong given our eighteen-year collaboration on a book about her extraordinary […]


A Yom HaShoah Reflection: Lucia Weitzman Talks About Choices

Choices Have Both Personal and Universal Consequences The Biblical story of Adam and Eve demonstrates how choices have both personal and universal consequences.   On Yom HaShoah, as we recall the enormity of the Holocaust, we should consider all the personal choices, from the seemingly trivial (such as a childhood taunt) to the significant (such the […]


A Golden Eagle, Hard-Boiled Brown Eggs, and A Black Woman: What Do These Have to Do with Passover?

Three days before Passover in 2008, Lucia Weitzman dreamt that a golden eagle descended from the sky and embraced her with its wings. Onlookers watched in awe.