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Heidi Deddens
Heidi Deddens is the managing editor of Comment magazine. She holds an MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities with a focus on English Literature from Trinity Western University, where she was managing editor of the university's literary journal. Born and raised in Western Canada, she now lives in Ottawa.

For some commentators, COVID-19 has thrown the future of the American city into question. But Michael Lewyn writes that walkable urban environments are essential for practicing Jews—and with some smarter policy choices, cities can be made more desirable for everyone.