My father used to share his harrowing childhood memories every year at the Seder. Now I make sure his memories will survive.
Author Alfie Kohn bucks conventional wisdom about parenting. He makes some good points, when he’s not simply being contrarian.
Correspondence templates taught Jews both literacy and how to be modern. A new anthology shows their entertainment value.
No one Lynn talked to understood how she, the child of a survivor, could cut ties with her family. Then she met Inga.
As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born
My husband is Episcopalian, but together we have created a committed Jewish family and stayed part of the Jewish community
The relaunched TV series can inspire children to read more about the universe. Here are some great titles to get them started.
A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities
We publish a comic holiday newsletter for our friends. Recently it started to feel like work, until I learned the meaning of ‘mitzvah.’
How can we square conspicuous extravagance with laws of modesty? What about Jewish laws about treating animals humanely?
The author of 2011’s most notorious parenting book is back with ‘The Triple Package,’ an even more divisive book written with her husband
‘Bei Mir Bistu Shein’ always reminded my mother of her father. And now that my mother is gone, it reminds me of her.
We mark kids’ birthdays and the yahrzeit dates of older relatives we’ve lost. But for parents, our own special occasions get overlooked.
As a Hasidic girl, I was denied the chance to study Torah properly. Now I want my daughter to learn more than I did.
Girls and women have long been relegated to domestic roles—when they’re included at all. But that may finally be changing.