Sara Ivry

Sara Ivry is the host of Vox Tablet, Tablet Magazine's weekly podcast. Follow her on Twitter @saraivry.

Rabbi Andy Bachman’s Next Adventure

The beloved Brooklyn rabbi steps down from his pulpit

Jewish Clergy’s Newest Challenge: Single Motherhood

A new documentary follows four women on their journey to parenthood

New York Times Readers Annoyed at Number of Jewish Writers

Complain about over-representation of Jews on popular parenting blog

Sarah Silverman Chats With Jesus About Reproductive Rights in New Video

The comedian’s activist streak continues, for a good cause

How To Make the Perfect Thanksgivukkah Meal

Bloggers and foodies share their recipes for sweet potato latkes, fried brussels sprouts, pumpkin sufganiyot, and a deep-fried turkey

When Babies Star in Viral Videos

The problem with the video of the baby crying as her mom sings to her

What I Learned From ‘All-of-a-Kind Family’

The series portrayed not just Jewish life or immigrant life—but girls’ lives

Later the Same Day, Grace Paley (1985)

Midcentury short stories from a master

Remembering the March on Washington

Listening to Martin Luther King Jr’s ‘I have a Dream’ speech, 50 years later

My Jewish Child

My son, conceived with donated sperm, is Jewish—no matter what rabbis say

In Memoriam, David Rakoff (1964-2012)

Remembering a brilliant, generous friend

Diagnosis Is Not Death

Two new memoirs, Memoir of a Debulked Woman and Fierce Joy, offer inspiring models for coping with illness

Hasidic Woman Sparks To-Do on the Internet

Post about the traditionally Orthodox and women stirs debate

The Devil in Sarah Stein

Thane Rosenbaum’s young-adult novel The Stranger Within Sarah Stein, takes on the Holocaust and Sept. 11 but can’t reconcile Jewish past and future

Herself Included

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification

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