Disney’s Blockbuster ‘Frozen’ Scores Points for Feminism—With Jewish Spirit

Male reviewers who’ve been lukewarm about the Golden Globe-winning children’s movie have failed to understand its true spirit

A Maus in My House—Or, How To Teach Your Kids About the Holocaust

My Art Spiegelman print was suddenly worth thousands of dollars. But perhaps it was worth more hanging on my son’s wall.

Stop Texting. Make a Resolution To Reconnect the Old Fashioned Way.

Our digital age hinders empathy, facilitates malice, and ruptures relationships. But one books argues that all hope is not lost.

A Farewell to Slinky, Our Beloved Cat Who Was Named by Tablet Readers

Judaism teaches us to be kind to animals. We teach that lesson to our kids by caring for our pets and mourning their loss as a family.

Drawing Strength From My Grandfather, Who Carried His Losses From the Holocaust

Since my first child died, I’ve tried to understand how my grandfather handled losing his entire family, and how he kept going

Crispy Christmas: How One Woman Spends Her Holidays

Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.

The Truth About Santa, as Revealed to a Jewish Girl Circa 1980

Canadian comedian Ophira Eisenberg tells of the day she went to the mall and conquered her Christmas envy once and for all

When It Comes to Becoming a Mother, Sometimes Less Really Is More

I tried to get pregnant for months. But when my fertility treatments worked too well, I faced an unexpected moral quandary.

Nancy Drew and the Case of the Politically Incorrect Children’s Books

The young sleuth’s early mysteries were racist and anti-Semitic. Can problematic vintage texts still be valuable for kids?

How To Give Your Kids a Taste of the Jewish Immigrant Experience

Even though it’s just a few blocks from our home, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum gave my girls a chance to time-travel

Getting a New Perspective on Jewish Holidays—Through the Eyes of a Child

I didn’t know about the holidays until my son came home from preschool wearing a cardboard Hanukkah candle on his head

The Best Jewish Children’s Books of 2013

From Jews in space to Bigfoot on the loose, this year’s selections take kids of all ages into new territory

How Thanksgiving Became Holy for One Iranian Jewish Woman and Her Family

‘Saffron Rice and Cranberry Sauce’ is one of eight stories in a theater production based on Persian Jewish women’s lives

Uncovering My Family’s History—or a Clever Scam—75 Years After Kristallnacht

A woman in Germany claimed to have photos that could solve a mystery about my great-uncle’s death. But was she telling the truth?

Young Jewish Readers and Their Fine Feathered Friends Redefine ‘Chick Lit’

From ‘The Rooster Prince of Breslov’ to ‘Beautiful Yetta, the Yiddish Chicken,’ why are so many kids’ books about chickens?

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