In an excerpt from ‘Mamaleh Knows Best,’ tips for turning your children into mensches
OK, kids. Let’s play, ‘Tell me how each cow reminds you of Bubbe!’
The PopUp For Change program provides youths with the opportunity to think about social justice issues—and foment change
Times are changing. Are our sleepaway camps changing with them?
The practice of questionable efficacy has had its adherents from Maimonides to Michael Phelps
A slew of new picture books will help parents explain the hardest subject of all
My Hebrew arm tattoos are out in full this summer. But it’s taken me a while to get comfortable having them in plain view.
An award-winning biography about Harvey Kurtzman tells the story of how a Jewish comedy icon revolutionized American satire
Israeli start-ups get in on the fake meat industry. But are their food creations kosher?
A Lower East Side gallery has put together a mysterious exhibit dedicated to the women’s rights activist
New illustrated biographies of three great Jewish thinkers are funny, articulate, and vivid
A snazzy reissue celebrates the 50th anniversary of Jacqueline Susann’s classic potboiler
‘Nourishing Tradition,’ a new exhibit at The Center for Jewish History in New York, shows that Jewish cuisine isn’t merely sustenance—it’s family history and connection
New books with LGBT characters to enjoy during Pride month, and beyond
In the wake of Orlando, some tips for standing up for the LGBT community
How far we’ve come, and how far we’ve yet to go, when it comes to LGBT rights
Pit bulls have been unfairly stereotyped as genetically dangerous monsters. Sound familiar?
A look at the history, culture and creativity of millinery in the city—and its Jewish representation
The author of ‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ is a total mensch
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