Marjorie Ingall is a columnist for Tablet Magazine, and author of Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do to Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic, Independent Children.
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Thank You, ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,’ for the Jewiest Episode of TV Comedy Ever

In a special guest appearance, Patti LuPone plays a rabbi who reminds viewers that Tablet’s Twitter feed is a primary source for Jewish knowledge

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Sydney Taylor Book Awards Announced: Read the Best Children’s and Young Adult Literature of 2016

The Association of Jewish Libraries announces its picks for the year’s best children’s books

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Seven Civil Rights Heroes to Teach Your Kids About

Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t the only one. So tell your family about the dreams of these other, perhaps lesser-known, leaders.

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Once Upon a Time in the Jewish Ghetto

A new exhibit at the Museum at Eldridge Street showcases ‘The Jewish Ghetto in Postcards’

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The Colorful World of Jewelry Designer Léa Stein

This French Holocaust survivor has an eye for pattern and a wildly obsessive fan base

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How to Give Jewishly—and Be Financially Smart—in the New Year

‘Generous Justice’ is a new workbook that uses Jewish philosophy to help families and organizations think about money management, spiritual growth, and tzedakah

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The Dreidel-Straddling Schlep Sisters Are a Hanukkah Miracle

Burlesque duo Darlinda Just Darlinda and Minnie Tonka are performing on Christmas Eve in New York City

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A Peek Into the Jewish Book Council’s Luscious New Literary Journal

‘Paper Brigade’ is named after the group of Jewish writers from the Vilna Ghetto who secretly rescued thousands of Jewish books from the Nazis

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The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2016

Stories about Noah’s Ark, Jewish weddings, and scientific discovery make perfect Hanukkah gifts

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The ‘SufganiKing’ Is Burger King’s Meaty, Sugary, Deep-Fried Monstrosity

Burger King Israel gets festive with its hamburger-donut sandwich, for adventurous folks who enjoy a bit of sweetness with their pain and suffering. And we’re kinda diggin’ it.

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Ghosts of the Borscht Belt

In her new book, photographer Marisa Scheinfeld documents the ruins of resorts in the Catskills, ‘America’s Jewish Vacationland’

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Seven Jewish Heroines Disney Should Make a Movie About

Isn’t it time for some Jewish girls to take their place in the wide world of cartoon princesses?

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Deliver Me From Disneyland

The experience of being Jewish during the amusement park’s ‘holiday season.’ It’s a small world after all.

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Making Millions on a Roll of the Dice

How a rabbi’s son earned his fortune with Yahtzee—and Bingo

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Treat a Lone Soldier to a Thanksgiving Dinner

A bar in Jerusalem provides Americans in the IDF with warm Thanksgiving meals, but this year, they need some help. Want to do a Thanksgiving mitzvah?

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A Beloved Jewish Mural Is Whitewashed, and the Lower East Side Mourns

Residents of a storied Jewish neighborhood in New York City are furious after a developer failed to inform the community of its plans to erase a historic mural

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‘I’m With Her’: Nonagenarians Cast Their Votes for Hillary

The website I Waited 96 Years! is an homage to those women who born before they were legally able to vote. Naturally, they’re casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton.

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The Trump Book I Just Couldn’t Pick Up

Ted Rall’s graphic biography of Donald Trump became dated fast, much like the presidential hopeful himself

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How to Explain the Refugee Crisis to Kids

New children’s books help parents broach a challenging subject

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The Sukkah as Metaphor: A Brooklyn Shul Addresses the Refugee Crisis

Congregation Beth Elohim pointedly welcomed a new generation of ‘ushpizin’

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A Master of Horror’s Jewish Ties

Shirley Jackson’s biographer talks about the American author’s Jewish connections, including a kugel recipe passed down by her mother-in-law

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Forgiveness Is Not a Gift You Give Yourself

The High Holidays are a time for apologizing. But when it comes to getting forgiveness in return, that’s up to the people you’ve wronged.

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Meow to Apologize to Your Cat, via the Rambam

This Yom Kippur, consider the pawsome advice of Maimonides, whose take on saying sorry can be purrfectly applied to your pets

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What’s That Smell? Constitutionally Protected Free Speech

For Banned Books Week, a perfume company is selling scents tied to landmark events in censorship, both of which involved prominent Jewish figures

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Stay in Your Lane, Elf

‘Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf,’ a new picture book about one of Santa’s helpers who learns about the traditions of Hanukkah, takes the wrong approach to educating children about the holidays

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Teaching Kids the Value of Dissent

A new picture book about Ruth Bader Ginsburg explains how a young girl who objected to injustice grew up to become the first Jewish woman on the Supreme Court

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Leonard Nimoy’s ‘Fascinating’ Life

A new children’s book delves into the ‘Star Trek’ star’s Jewish biography

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Rebellion at the Mechitza

‘One day I encouraged the girls in my class to stand as close to the mechitza as we could and to pray as loudly as we could. What could the rebbes say? We were praying.’

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Lil Miss Hot Mess Makes a Great Children’s Storyteller

Jewish drag queen Lil Miss Hot Mess will read to kids during a story hour in a Brooklyn library next week. Oh, and she does bar and bat mitzvahs.

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Jewish Moms: The Good, the Bad, and—Oh, Give Us a Break Already

Why my search for the ‘Worst Jewish Mothers of 5776’ failed

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