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.
Author Alfie Kohn bucks conventional wisdom about parenting. He makes some good points, when he’s not simply being contrarian.
The relaunched TV series can inspire children to read more about the universe. Here are some great titles to get them started.
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
We mark kids’ birthdays and the yahrzeit dates of older relatives we’ve lost. But for parents, our own special occasions get overlooked.
Male reviewers who’ve been lukewarm about the Golden Globe-winning children’s movie have failed to understand its true spirit
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.
The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?
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 ‘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’
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Celebrate National Poetry Month with Tablet’s stories about poets and poems
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Yusuf Islam gets inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
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A poem by Andrea Cohen for Passover and National Poetry Month
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Democrat Ruben Gallego, an Iraq war veteran, eyes Arizona’s 7th District
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Frazier Glenn Miller, a ‘raging anti-Semite,’ in custody for deadly JCC attack
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Activists behind 1971 break-in that exposed government surveillance tell all
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From hipster to eco-friendly to Palm Beach matriarch, we’ve got you covered
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Authorities investigating whether shootings were a hate crime
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Slideshow: Activists evoke Exodus narrative in story of African asylum seekers
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Liel Leibovitz, who has a new book out on the rock ’n’ roll poet, looks at how Cohen’s songs evolved from bleak to transcendent
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
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