The Best Writing Advice Judy Blume Ever Got

It was from her daughter, and it’s delightfully simple

Judy Blume is Publishing a Novel for Adults

Beloved young adult writer’s new book is described as ‘quintessential Judy’

Kiev’s Jewish Protestors; Yeshiva U. Cuts Budget

Plus Kerry says spring peace deal still attainable, and more in the news

Herself Included

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification

How the Other Half Lives

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Taste Test

We all love personality-based quizzes. Here’s a perfect one for the people of the book: What does your favorite Jewish children’s book say about you?

Judy Blume: Still Awesome

And still totally getting you

Ban My Book—Please!

Do Jews no longer push cultural buttons?

Obama Fêtes the Jews

Our dispatch from the White House party

Bomb the Ban!

In praise of Shel Silverstein and other banned children’s book authors

Teen Shpilkes

Young-adult novelist Norma Klein taught me about sex and feminism, in a very Jewish world

Conference Calls

Singing fetuses? Dancing Hasids? Rapping doctors? A sneak peek at the 36th annual Association for Jewish Studies meeting.

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