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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Call Me ‘Mom’

A word that used to be tinged with condescension and snark has been rehabilitated as a marker of female solidarity

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First Comes Love, Then Comes Hollywood

‘Harold and Lillian,’ a new documentary about the marriage of a Hollywood storyboard artist and a researcher, is the heartwarming movie you need in your life right now

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The Incredible, Unforgettable Life of the Card Catalog

A new coffee-table book offers images and stories to savor

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A Jazz Classic Becomes a Picture Book

‘Strange Fruit’ brings the story behind a song about racism and lynching to a new audience: kids

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The Greatest Floridian Restaurant in the World

A Passover trip to the Sunshine State brings back memories of Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House

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Standing Up for Muslims

The Jewish community is learning strategies for defending our Muslim neighbors

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The First Female Jewish Skincare Mogul

Before Helena Rubinstein there was Anna of Rome, a 15th century cosmetologist

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Red Hot Mama

A graphic biography of singer Cass Elliot traces her journey from a kosher deli in Baltimore to the top of the pop charts

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Immodest Smurfery

Smurfette has been removed from Smurfs: The Lost Village movie posters in Israel’s Bnei Brak neighborhood

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New ‘Star Trek’ Show Names Cheder-Educated Jason Isaacs as the Series’ Latest Jewish Captain

Star Trek continues its reign as the Jewiest sci-fi series of all time … and a Harry Potter villain becomes a Starfleet hero

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Ellen Klages’s Lesbian Time-Travel Novella Is One Hoot of a Genre Mash-Up

In Passing Strange, a Jewish-American artist, a Japanese-American lawyer, a British teen math whiz, and other LGBT women come together in 1940s San Francisco

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When Life Really Was a Cabaret—and Cabaret Was a Life

An evening of Jewishly inflected, queer songs brings Weimar Germany back to life with humor and music

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Welcoming Jenna Weissman Joselit

The award-winning ‘chronicler of the often unseen but deeply felt manifestations of the subconscious of Jewish life’ will contribute a monthly column for Tablet

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The Five Best Children’s Books for Purim

When you need post-noisemaker quiet time with your spawn, read these

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‘Trans Jews Belong Here’

In response to the Trump administration, Jewish LGBTQ education and advocacy agency Keshet has launched a campaign urging support and protection for transgender youth in the community

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Are We Allowed to Joke About the Holocaust?

A new documentary looks at ‘the ultimate taboo’

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High-Fructose Holiday

Peeps Oreos are here and they are giving Easter a bad reputation

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Love Ensemble

At Carnegie Hall, a touching symphony reminded me of my late father, Gustav Mahler, and the Jewish principle, ‘ahavat ha’ger’—love of the stranger

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OK, Google: Show Me Inclusion

Why Google’s Super Bowl ad, which included a mezuzah, is an important metaphor for America

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Rabbis Fighting for Refugee Rights

T’ruah gathers in New York to galvanize activists in the pulpit

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‘Visionary’ Pop-up Exhibit in NYC Showcases Art Shoes Inspired by Israel’s Famed Bezalel Academy

The show at Parasol Projects Gallery on the Bowery would make even Cinderella kvell

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Protecting Public Schools

Why Jews should oppose Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as Secretary of Education

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The Rise and Fall of Trump Magazine (No, Not That One)

A 1957 successor to MAD Magazine, the other Trump Magazine never quite took off, despite contributions from Mel Brooks, among others

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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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