Marjorie Ingall, a Life & Religion columnist for Tablet Magazine, is the author of The Field Guide to North American Males and the co-author of Hungry.
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
From Jews in space to Bigfoot on the loose, this year’s selections take kids of all ages into new territory
From ‘The Rooster Prince of Breslov’ to ‘Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chicken,’ why are so many kids’ books about chickens?
Don’t break the rules just to help your kids get ahead. Teach them to be mensches by setting an example with your own behavior.
As her classic children’s book marks its 25th anniversary, the author tells more immigrant tales in a new prequel, ‘The Blessing Cup’
A coming-of-age novel for the ages
Tom Thumb shaking the lulav
17th Century Widow with 14 Kids Leans In
Women are entitled to a wide range of emotions about their bodies and fertility. But under Jewish law, the rules are clear.
New books about Albert Einstein, labor organizer Clara Lemlich, and mathematician Paul Erdős will inspire readers of all ages
What adults whose kids have purported psychic powers, from soulful Crystal Children to fiery Indigo Children, might say
New titles, for three different age groups, offer young readers an escape into fantastical fiction—with a Jewish twist
Concerns grow about the shot’s efficacy, despite promising results. Maybe we’re more worried about our daughters’ sexuality.
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NPR’s Planet Money wants to reunite Jennifer with her bat mitzvah t-shirt
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That’s at least 100 corned beef sandwiches!
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South African-born writer Benjamin Pogrund remembers an old friend
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Plus Operation Israeli Weather 2.0, and more in the news
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Sure it’s not a land deal, but maybe we’re getting somewhere?
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Jerusalem’s Hummus satellite declares war on smart phones
By Tova Ross — When I got married, my sheitel was a symbol of my vows and my Orthodoxy. Then it became a symbol of my discontent.By Liel Leibovitz — With raunchy Auschwitz shot, naturallyBy Rachel Silberstein — The activist behind those anti-Christmas billboards says Judaism is incompatible with the views of nonbelievers—like himself
The lingering effects of his massive Ponzi scheme on a century-old youth group, a Boston philanthropist, and small investors
Does sexually graphic material help Jewish continuity? ‘Unclean Lips’ argues for the unseemliness of Bruce, Roth, and their ilk.
The composer of the beloved Hanukkah song ‘Ocho Kandelikas’ shares stories and melodies from her past
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