What Would Freud Say About Mother’s Day?

Talking with Daphne Merkin about ‘American mishegas’

Sundown: Prime Prime Minister

Plus Israeli minister cautions on settlement growth, and more

All About My Mother’s Day

On the annual trip to visit mom, I fought with her, my boyfriend almost drowned, and I didn’t want to leave

My Mother’s Loving Silence

A Holocaust survivor, she nurtured me with silence. This Mother’s Day, I’ll mourn for her—quietly.

Mourning My Mother, Finally

For years, I tried to forget my mother’s suicide. Then a yahrzeit notice made me face the past.

Happy Mother’s Day!

A Jewish joke-that’s-not

Remembering

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.

Family Plea

This coming Sunday marks Mother’s Day. Instead of flowers or treats, a writer offers up some decidedly unconventional prayer.

Don’t Forget What’s On Sunday

Hint: Call your mother!

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