A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly
In classrooms and boardrooms,
churches and synagogues, veteran's groups
and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs
have become a powerful tool to catalyze
conversation, spark imagination or simply
break the ice.
Here on Six Words,
we offer a simple platform to share the short,
sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily
prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of
More than half a million short stories have
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SMITH Magazine is teaming up with the Jewish cultural mavens of Reboot to bring you "Six Words on the Jewish Life." From identity and mother issues to unfettered love of carbs and inner conflict over Israel—and the sheer joy of discussing and debating… everything—the Jewish life is a rich and storied topic for Jews and non-Jews alike.
Share your six words on the Jewish Life to be considered for a future Six Words on the Jewish Life book.
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Reboot is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to start discussions about Jewish identity, community, and meaning. Reboot is home to the Sabbath Manifesto, 10Q, the upcoming Beyond Bubbie project, and more.
A few weeks ago, he decided to move to Washington, outside of Seattle. My parents drove him to the airport. I found out he was leaving after he'd already landed. He was home within a week, after he stopped taking his medication and was hospitalized. Back home, he went in and out of mental hospitals. He asked me for food,...