Yes, we need to teach kids about our history. But our history constitutes a lot more than one tragic event.
Whether in the mess hall or on a battleship, Jewish soldiers stationed all over the world still sang the Four Questions and ate matzo
Did someone say ‘afikomen gift’?
Through a public art project, learning lessons of history and social justice
Because why should liberation be boring?
An episode about similarities between Asians and Jews plays to stereotype
The stereotype of the Jewish mother depicts a hovering, overprotective maniac. The truth is very different.
Embrace your laziness! Repurpose the crap you already have at home!
Kashrut—even for pot—should involve morality as well as ritual
Maybe Bamba-loving Israeli parents were right all along
The X-Men have a Seder. Hogwarts gets a kosher kitchen. And everyone from Ivanhoe to Big Bird to Captain Kirk gets a rewrite.
Wisconsinites experience an outbreak of hateful crime and vandalism
All our children deserve love, joy, and a Jewish education
Elisa Albert’s new novel, ‘After Birth,’ takes place inside the head of an entitled, venomous, hilarious female narrator
Pulling the lid off the strange and delicious Jewish household classic
Ron Lieber’s new book ‘The Opposite of Spoiled’ offers help for parents trying to raise kids who know the true value of a dollar
Is putting other kids’ health at risk really a Jewish value?
Shuka Truck offers several takes on the Middle Eastern egg-and-tomato dish
Annual literary prize honors the best Jewish children’s books
‘The Big Bang Theory’ marks the end of an era. But Asian-American mothers may pick up where Jewish mothers left off.
A lesson in correlation and causation
From picture books to graphic novels, great reads for all ages
Long-gone writer is introduced to new readers with the help of graphic art
Great Hanukkah gifts about subjects ranging from civil rights to jazz, Torah to immigration, goofy frogs to spooky goblins
We’re giving away the company’s newest collectible in time for the holiday
Josie made her own choices about how to express her Jewishness, on a day that marked a transition for the whole family
The fashion designer’s name-dropping autobiography ‘The Woman I Wanted to Be’ is fascinating, inspiring, and troubling
You don’t have to be Jewish to sport Hebrew ink. But some of these stars should have thought twice before going under the needle.
Decision to build student sukkah off-campus shows democracy at its best
As Yom Kippur approaches, I’ll share what I’ve learned about how to apologize—and how not to