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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While kids play ball, swap clothes, and steal their first kisses, they also learn about community, identity, and being a mensch
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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.
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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?
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Spielberg’s 1977 sci-fi epic is loaded with portents, but what do they mean?
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The answer isn’t in the skewed number of casualties or mismatched weaponry
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Civil disobedience act targeted the Friends of the IDF office in Times Square
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Trolls come out strong for the Jews
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As protestors’ rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in Israel
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Flights halted for 24 hours after Hamas rocket lands near Ben Gurion airport
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Oron Shaul was in the armored personnel carrier hit by Hamas rocket Sunday
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IDF forces say they’ve uncovered more than 23 tunnels and 66 access points
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Another anti-Israel rally in Europe devolves into anti-Semitism
By Yair Rosenberg — The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on HamasBy Jordan Chandler Hirsch — As protestors' rhetoric heats up across Europe, many Jews feel safer in IsraelBy Yair Rosenberg — Another anti-Israel rally in Europe devolves into anti-Semitism
How one shy, whistle-blowing intern in an Amsterdam archive uncovered a travesty that insulted a decimated community
Two economists argue that literacy, not laws forbidding land ownership, created a small, widely dispersed and highly skilled minority
Known for right-wing politics, Vladimir Jabotinsky left an equally critical literary legacy. Hillel Halkin looks at it all.
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