We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
How can we square conspicuous extravagance with laws of modesty? What about Jewish laws about treating animals humanely?
The author of 2011’s most notorious parenting book is back with ‘The Triple Package,’ an even more divisive book written with her husband
‘Bei Mir Bistu Shein’ always reminded my mother of her father. And now that my mother is gone, it reminds me of her.
We mark kids’ birthdays and the yahrzeit dates of older relatives we’ve lost. But for parents, our own special occasions get overlooked.
As a Hasidic girl, I was denied the chance to study Torah properly. Now I want my daughter to learn more than I did.
Girls and women have long been relegated to domestic roles—when they’re included at all. But that may finally be changing.
Male reviewers who’ve been lukewarm about the Golden Globe-winning children’s movie have failed to understand its true spirit
My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.
Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.
Judaism teaches us to be kind to animals. We teach that lesson to our kids by caring for our pets and mourning their loss as a family.
Since my first child died, I’ve tried to understand how my grandfather handled losing his entire family, and how he kept going
Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.
Canadian comedian Ophira Eisenberg tells of the day she went to the mall and conquered her Christmas envy once and for all
I tried to get pregnant for months. But when my fertility treatments worked too well, I faced an unexpected moral quandary.