Judaism teaches us to be kind to animals. We teach that lesson to our kids by caring for our pets and mourning their loss as a family.
The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?
Fox’s popular otherwordly TV show borrows some familiar Judaic lore
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 Jews in space to Bigfoot on the loose, this year’s selections take kids of all ages into new territory
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
‘We’ll eat you up—we love you so!’
Tom Thumb shaking the lulav
17th Century Widow with 14 Kids Leans In
Behind the bookcase, a childhood spent in hiding
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
New titles, for three different age groups, offer young readers an escape into fantastical fiction—with a Jewish twist
Concerns grow about the shot’s efficacy, despite promising results. Maybe we’re more worried about our daughters’ sexuality.
HBO’s racy vampire drama went too far evoking a gassing and a lynching
Still cry when you hear ‘Cat’s in the Cradle’? Remember how to Dippity-Do your hair? Take a trip down memory lane, camper.
Offering an Indian twist on the Great Flood, The Enduring Ark finds universal themes in a biblical tale that resonates today
Madame Alexander launched her iconic doll company 90 years ago—decades before Barbie was born
JBI International’s Braille materials and audiobooks help blind Jews stay connected to the community
As we rush to file our taxes, parents should take a moment to teach kids about money—and Jewish ethics
Beards are having their pop cultural moment, but Jews have always known the value of a furry face
Don’t just ask for donations at your bar or bat mitzvah. Do some homework and find a cause with meaning.
The Purim Superhero, a new picture book for Jewish children, includes gay parents. It’s about time.
Starstruck author Yael Levy puts religious Jewish women in a place they’re rarely found: romance novels
On Martin Luther King Day, remembering the advantages of a public-school—rather than day-school—education
It’s hard to teach kids etiquette when adults behave badly. So put down your smartphone and pay attention.