Marjorie Ingall is a columnist for Tablet Magazine.
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Strolling Through the Lower East Side With ‘All-of-a-Kind Family’

A mother and daughter—both megafans of Sydney Taylor’s timeless kidlit—take a tour of Manhattan’s historic Jewish neighborhood

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Justice Is Served: Steve Croman, ‘Villainous’ NYC Landlord, Charged With 20 Felonies

Croman, who faces up to 25 years in prison, feeds into an age-old Jewish stereotype. His son’s rant doesn’t help either.

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In My Head, Michelle Obama Is a Jewish Mother

A Mother’s Day farewell to the coolest First Lady ever

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Mother’s Day for Sandwich Moms

I have a mother. I am a mother. So why isn’t this day twice as nice?

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Holocaust Education? There’s an App for That.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is a prime opportunity to educate children about the Shoah, but you’d be a wise parent to steer clear of these two apps.

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Children’s Books and Censorship

Can we live in a free and open society while also protecting kids from ideas that offend us?

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I Treated Myself to a Symbolic Matzo Manicure

Treat yo self, too, while considering: How are these nails different from all other nails?

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The Orange, a Symbol of Inclusivity, Belongs on the Seder Plate

The orange stands for a commitment to stop erasing people from the Passover narrative and start allowing everyone to have a meaningful role in Jewish life

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The Long and Bumpy Road to Forgiveness

Gayle Kirschenbaum’s new documentary ‘Look at Us Now, Mother!’ examines a challenging, painful mother-daughter relationship

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Nine Notable Jewish Baseball Books for Kids

And only one is about Sandy Koufax

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CBST, the World’s Largest LGBT Synagogue, Gets a New Home

Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in Manhattan is moving—and growing into—an architecturally striking space

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Girls & Jews & Sex

A new book by Peggy Orenstein brings up questions about how to think Jewishly about our daughters’ sexuality

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A Classic Font Is Revived as ‘Lustig Elements’

A Kickstarter campaign to recreate a font from the 1930s is also a celebration of a team of influential Jewish graphic designers, including Elaine Lustig Cohen

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The ‘Fiery’ Historic Heroines of New York’s Lower East Side

A recent panel at the Sixth Street Community Center highlighted the lives of four activist Jewish women, who have inspired me to stand behind my support for Hillary Clinton

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Comics Need More Diversity to, You Know, Get With the Times

Reactions to the recent castings of ‘Iron Fist’ and ‘Aquaman’ remind me of the relationship between Jews and comics

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The Lynching of Leo Frank

The crime of the century—the 20th century—feels unnervingly relevant today

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The Notorious J.A.P.

In which I confront my long-term issues with the term JAP, thanks to a ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ rap battle

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Kossar’s, the 80-Year-Old Bialy Store, Has Still Got It

Face-lift complete, the shop’s specialty is as good as ever

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I Swear

Yes, I curse in front of my kids. But as a Jewish parent, I have a particularly rich history of curses to choose from.

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Why You Should Be Watching ‘Crazy Ex-Girfriend’

It’s nuanced, hilarious, musical, woman-centric, quirky, very Jewish, and pretty much the opposite of whatever you thought.

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The Queen of Miami Beach Jews

Ruth Shack, a champion of the arts who sponsored of the 1977 Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was recently fêted in Miami

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Super Jews

Which Jews have performed at halftime of the Super Bowl?

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The Bernie Sanders Story Gets Animated

Ted Rall’s new illustrated book is a love letter to the presidential hopeful from Vermont, the author’s socialist hero

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A House Divided

When the election hits home, what’s a parent to do?

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Who We Lost in 2015

Remembering ‘The Simpsons’ co-creator Sam Simon, Living Theater co-creator Judith Malina, Amazon.com’s most prolific book reviewer Harriet Klausner, and many more

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Shirtmaker, Shirtmaker, Make Me a Shirt

Who’s making Tevye look good in the Broadway revival of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’? Carl Goldberg, a third-generation schmatte man—and shirtmaker to the stars.

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The End of an Era in Hanukkah Sweaters

Competition has forced GeltFiend, a purveyor of high-quality, savvy Hanukkah sweaters and gear, to shut down. It’s a metaphor for American Jewish life.

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Keeping Kids in Fashion

Florence Eiseman launched her distinctive line of children’s clothes 70 years ago

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It’s Hanukkah. Treat. Yo. Self.

Hanicures, Hanukkah-themed romances, and a long bath should do the trick

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