Boy met girl. Boy married girl. But girl is Jewish, and boy is not. Now I’m a goy, part of a growing community of non-Jews with Jewish spouses, Jewish children, and a special connection to Judaism
“Tell Me,” Tablet Magazine’s illustrated question-and-answer column, considers some beautiful, wise, nuanced, and surprisingly terse looks at love and heritage
When the challenges of joint custody become overwhelming, an Israeli stepmother of two teenagers finds vacations can bring her blended family together
A feverish love of collecting masked a family’s shameful truth: There was no money.
Toby Perl Freilich’s forthcoming documentary examines the 100-year history of the kibbutz
The emailed rant that’s been making the forwarded-by-relatives rounds
As Chabad opens preschools across the country, secular parents try to reconcile the movement with the classroom
From the archives: Trying to recall the exact moment my father told me he was dying
But will presented weird incentives for dad
The author of ‘In Cheap We Trust’ on the history of a Jewish stereotype
There’s no sure way to raise kids who apologize and accept apologies
How my shrink helped me by becoming my biggest problem
The huggy, hilarious little nutball from elsewhere: my daughter
A family blurs the borders between religion, superstition, and OCD
The frenetic, hormonally charged days before a bat mitzvah
Guidebooks quell the anxieties of raising up a child
So what if he’s in diapers? He waves! He smiles! What more could you want in a leader?
Andrea Stern’s new collection of photographs chronicles the intimate life of a family—her own
In the final countdown to the big event, one chore keeps not getting done
Every 13-year-old who faces the Torah has a tough code to crack. For parents, the code may be even tougher.
When both Sung-Nam and Jerusalem beckon
Cross-cultural adoption: a multimedia documentary
So why won’t she sing at her daughter’s wedding?
What’s a secular couple to do when their 6-year-old gets into religion?