‘The Jewish Daughter Diaries’ paints an often-predictable portrait of Jewish moms. My own family’s history is more complicated.
When one teen began bingeing and purging, there were places she could go, but her mother felt she had nowhere to turn
‘The Whispering Town’ and ‘Hidden’ are among the best contributions in years to Holocaust literature for young children
Jonathan Groubert discovers just how unreliable family histories can be when held up against archives and artifacts
A genetic test for Tay-Sachs revealed surprising results—and helped my husband and me discover what Judaism means to us
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?