A mother and son share their story of unconditional love
When a litter of kittens was born on my doorstep, I took stock of the family I’d formed—and lost
My mother and I used to be at each other’s throats; now everything is different
How Jewish moms might have put their kids on the path to greatness—perhaps unintentionally
‘The Jewish Daughter Diaries’ paints an often-predictable portrait of Jewish moms. My own family’s history is more complicated.
Talking with Daphne Merkin about ‘American mishegas’
Plus Israeli minister cautions on settlement growth, and more
On the annual trip to visit mom, I fought with her, my boyfriend almost drowned, and I didn’t want to leave
A Holocaust survivor, she nurtured me with silence. This Mother’s Day, I’ll mourn for her—quietly.
For years, I tried to forget my mother’s suicide. Then a yahrzeit notice made me face the past.
A Jewish joke-that’s-not
This year Mother’s Day falls on the eve of Israel’s Memorial Day. For one motherless daughter, the coincidence brings up comparisons she can’t ignore.
This coming Sunday marks Mother’s Day. Instead of flowers or treats, a writer offers up some decidedly unconventional prayer.
Hint: Call your mother!