To preserve Schmalz’s work, author Samuel G. Freedman has begun a Kickstarter campaign to fund an audio documentary and book project
Today, the nation’s highest court affirmed same-sex marriage. For my family, and tens of thousands of others, it’s a cause for celebration.
A new report details the factors that impact success in young adults
The legacy of the ink industry’s founding fathers is alive and well
This Father’s Day, look back on an animated era of great parenting
Just in time for Father’s Day, a new book purports to help fathers with ‘the worst job you’ll ever love.’ Don’t listen.
A festive trip to Congregation Kehila Kedosha Janina, the only Romaniote synagogue in the Western Hemisphere
Teenagers need to learn about more than anatomy, as some Jewish educators already know
Seven thoughts on obscenity in honor of Carlin’s ‘Seven Words’
Seeking answers about justice from my late father
The classic dip is now a bastardized monstrosity with an identity crisis
It costs $99 to watch the boxing champ on Saturday. Spend it elsewhere.
Maya Rigler beat cancer once; now she’s fighting again and raising money for research
A fascinating New York City museum exhibit looks at black women’s hair and nails. Don’t wait for the Jewish version.
How do we teach kids that gender equality is fabulous?
Because every Jew needs inventive language for situations involving anxiety, misery, disaster, melancholy, and your bubbe’s saliva
Only one Jewish author on American Library Association annual list
Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?
Through a public art project, learning lessons of history and social justice
Because why should liberation be boring?
An episode about similarities between Asians and Jews plays to stereotype
The stereotype of the Jewish mother depicts a hovering, overprotective maniac. The truth is very different.
Embrace your laziness! Repurpose the crap you already have at home!
Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
Maybe Bamba-loving Israeli parents were right all along
The X-Men have a Seder. Hogwarts gets a kosher kitchen. And everyone from Ivanhoe to Big Bird to Captain Kirk gets a rewrite.
Wisconsinites experience an outbreak of hateful crime and vandalism
All our children deserve love, joy, and a Jewish education