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.
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New rituals create ways to symbolically acknowledge Jews’ covenant with God without actually circumcising infants
While kids play ball, swap clothes, and steal their first kisses, they also learn about community, identity, and being a mensch
They lie. They cheat. The treat their kids terribly. This Father’s Day, be thankful your own dad is such a mensch.
Through music, politics, and barbecue, Etgar 36 trips help high-school students develop a sense of identity as Jews and Americans
‘The Whispering Town’ and ‘Hidden’ are among the best contributions in years to Holocaust literature for young children
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
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On a new album, the captivating leader of the band Pharaoh’s Daughter reclaims the music that dominated her religious childhood
Chaya Ben Baruch’s sixth child was born with Down syndrome. Then she did what every good mother does—set out to find him a mate.
The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
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