Hello, Wilbur

If we love adorable animals in children’s books, are we ethically obliged to raise our kids vegetarian?

In the Toilet

There are distinct similarities between what comes out on the page and what comes out in the w.c.

Notes on Camp

An argument for keeping summertime unplugged

Lice to Meet You

A statistical rundown on the scourge of schools and camps

The Better Book Club

Rather than ban books, let’s find alternatives

Banned in Canada

Jewish groups protesting a pro-Palestinian book are missing the point

In the Attic

A writer wonders which neighbor will hide him when the next genocide happens

Kids These Days

After a seder circus, wondering if too much emphasis on children is ruining ritual

Substitutions

For a kid-friendly Passover, try rounding out the seder plate with some off-menu additions

Ask, Don’t Tell

A father’s reflections on teaching his son the Four Questions

Monkey Business

Just in time for Passover, an exhibition devoted to Curious George sheds light on the character’s genesis and his German-Jewish creators’ exodus

Idol Worship

When we were kids, I wanted to follow in my brother’s footsteps. Now, as adults, I’m reminded why.

Going Nuts

Passover is about freedom, so let’s not encourage our kids to be slaves to their allergies

Welcome Home?

My children are becoming German citizens, and I’m going nuts

Are You There, God? It’s Us.

Little people, big questions

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