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.
The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?
Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel
From ‘The Rooster Prince of Breslov’ to ‘Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chicken,’ why are so many kids’ books about chickens?
Don’t break the rules just to help your kids get ahead. Teach them to be mensches by setting an example with your own behavior.
As her classic children’s book marks its 25th anniversary, the author tells more immigrant tales in a new prequel, ‘The Blessing Cup’
A coming-of-age novel for the ages
Tom Thumb shaking the lulav
17th Century Widow with 14 Kids Leans In
Women are entitled to a wide range of emotions about their bodies and fertility. But under Jewish law, the rules are clear.
New books about Albert Einstein, labor organizer Clara Lemlich, and mathematician Paul Erdős will inspire readers of all ages
What adults whose kids have purported psychic powers, from soulful Crystal Children to fiery Indigo Children, might say
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Palestinian death count reaches 746 as IDF operation enters 17th day
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Arab frustration at Hamas has exposed changing attitudes toward Israel
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Accused Auschwitz and Buchenwald guard had been living in Philadelphia
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Is the White House using the agency to push its own agenda?
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Palestinian and Israeli inmates take cover alongside guards when sirens blare
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In To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, an atheist dentist seeks Jewish community
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Druze leader of Golani brigade returns to unit after being wounded by rocket
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Placing blame for an IDF casualty on a free trip to Israel is irresponsible
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Third Israeli civilian killed in rocket attack; Palestinian death count passes 600
By Batya Ungar-Sargon — Shmuley Boteach—rabbi, sexpert, Michael Jackson pal—has led many lives. But none of them can obliterate his past.By Yair Rosenberg — The former Secretary of State places blame for conflict squarely on HamasBy Liel Leibovitz — Guess how many skyscrapers the terror organization could’ve built instead of tunnels
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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