Hunger Pangs

Vegetarianism grew too limiting for one writer, but kashrut, at least as she interprets it, never did

Terms of Endearment

From the archives: In praise of ‘knish,’ ‘shmundie,’ and other Yiddish slang for vagina

Stumped

From the archives: A new father finds that the bris ends but the foreskin lingers

Bottled Guilt

How the debate over breastfeeding is driving us crazy

Bombs Away

With a nuclear threat from Iran hovering, a Tel Aviv family dispenses with housekeeping

God Reports, We Decide

A haftorah of making worlds and taking sides

The Futurist

You might not have heard of Naftali Imber, but you’ve heard his most famous work

Inscribed

A museum puts the act of Torah creation in full view

The Meaning of Life

In elementary school, it’s girls gone vile

Brisket Bolognese

Edda Servi Machlin introduced Italian-Jewish cooking to America

Shemini Atzeret-Simchat Torah FAQ

Everything you ever wanted to know about the holidays

Stick in the Mud

Mud-bathing with mom, in the latest chapter of an illustrated memoir

Midrash Manicurist

An aspiring rabbi interprets the Torah on her fingernails

Fat Camp

Once a staple but long out of fashion, schmaltz makes a comeback

Hut Enough For Ya?

How to decorate a sukkah with no budget and no talent

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