Three new books on Jewish parenting teach us as much about the authors as they do about our own children
A mother and daughter—both megafans of Sydney Taylor’s timeless kidlit—take a tour of Manhattan’s historic Jewish neighborhood
Croman, who faces up to 25 years in prison, feeds into an age-old Jewish stereotype. His son’s rant doesn’t help either.
A Mother’s Day farewell to the coolest First Lady ever
I have a mother. I am a mother. So why isn’t this day twice as nice?
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.
Can we live in a free and open society while also protecting kids from ideas that offend us?
Treat yo self, too, while considering: How are these nails different from all other nails?
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
Gayle Kirschenbaum’s new documentary ‘Look at Us Now, Mother!’ examines a challenging, painful mother-daughter relationship
And only one is about Sandy Koufax
Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in Manhattan is moving—and growing into—an architecturally striking space
A new book by Peggy Orenstein brings up questions about how to think Jewishly about our daughters’ sexuality
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
You’re welcome, adults
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
Reactions to the recent castings of ‘Iron Fist’ and ‘Aquaman’ remind me of the relationship between Jews and comics
The crime of the century—the 20th century—feels unnervingly relevant today
In which I confront my long-term issues with the term JAP, thanks to a ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ rap battle
Face-lift complete, the shop’s specialty is as good as ever
Yes, I curse in front of my kids. But as a Jewish parent, I have a particularly rich history of curses to choose from.
It’s nuanced, hilarious, musical, woman-centric, quirky, very Jewish, and pretty much the opposite of whatever you thought.
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
Which Jews have performed at halftime of the Super Bowl?
Ted Rall’s new illustrated book is a love letter to the presidential hopeful from Vermont, the author’s socialist hero
When the election hits home, what’s a parent to do?
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
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.
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.
Florence Eiseman launched her distinctive line of children’s clothes 70 years ago