I wanted to avoid putting my children through what I’d been through as my mother and grandmother struggled with the disease
That radio bonded me to my grandfather, and to God, when I was a child. Decades later, it helped keep my family safe during a disaster.
My husband and I wanted kids. We just didn’t want them now. But the longer we delayed, the more we risked missing our chance.
When my youngest sister got married, our parents marked the day with an unexpectedly traditional celebration. And it changed them.
Don’t break the rules just to help your kids get ahead. Teach them to be mensches by setting an example with your own behavior.
As her classic children’s book marks its 25th anniversary, the author tells more immigrant tales in a new prequel, ‘The Blessing Cup’
Women are entitled to a wide range of emotions about their bodies and fertility. But under Jewish law, the rules are clear.
A visit to Lviv for my brother’s wedding showed that for some Jews with Eastern European roots, you can’t go home again
New books about Albert Einstein, labor organizer Clara Lemlich, and mathematician Paul Erdős will inspire readers of all ages
‘Not being able to process it religiously makes it a very hard experience. We thought it’s important to give it a voice.’
My husband’s grandmother’s family was decimated by the Nazis. But at 95, she discovered relatives she never knew.
What adults whose kids have purported psychic powers, from soulful Crystal Children to fiery Indigo Children, might say
New titles, for three different age groups, offer young readers an escape into fantastical fiction—with a Jewish twist
When I converted to Judaism, I found the ‘Jewish mother’ I never had—a woman who resembled my own mom in surprising ways
Right after Tisha B’Av in 1979, my family left Israel—and splintered into pieces. Despite my hopes, I never made it back.