Finishing the Torah cycle, like finishing a scary children’s book, provides a much-needed sense of accomplishment
To the neurotic urban parent, Sukkot might as well be called Booths of Death
How a current best-seller gets Yom Kippur shockingly right
Rosh Hashanah, a reminder of the cyclical nature of Jewish life, provides good lessons for parenting
Not your grandpa’s Rosh Hashanah song
‘Inclusive’ education—when special-needs students share classrooms with other students—benefits all kids
The Julia Roberts blockbuster—and the Elizabeth Gilbert memoir it’s based on—get the prayer part all wrong
A new book defends the height-challenged and teaches kids about the misuse of science
City or subdivision: Where’s the best place to raise kids?
The blessings of Jewish camps for special-needs kids
The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Back from Summer Camp Edition!
Pondering one of the Torah’s woolliest rules
A debate: Is cyberbullying inevitable, or can parents stop the tide?
How a vintage Israeli pop song became an international summer camp sensation
Three decades, two very different trunks
Why I don’t read mommyblogs
A graduation speech for the kindergarten set
Why do my kids laugh at poop?
Continuing the conversation on kids and Israel
Marjorie Ingall wants your responses
I can’t talk to my kids about Israel
When secular and religious worlds collide, which should win?
If we love adorable animals in children’s books, are we ethically obliged to raise our kids vegetarian?
An argument for keeping summertime unplugged
A statistical rundown on the scourge of schools and camps
Rather than ban books, let’s find alternatives
Jewish groups protesting a pro-Palestinian book are missing the point
After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual
For a kid-friendly Passover, try rounding out the seder plate with some off-menu additions
Just in time for Passover, an exhibition devoted to Curious George sheds light on the character’s genesis and his German-Jewish creators’ exodus