Two authors—best friends since BCE (before the child era)—talk about parenting and the pressure to be perfect
On a special episode of Unorthodox, Marjorie Ingall and Rav Danya Ruttenberg discuss their new books on Jewish parenting
Holocaust Remembrance Day is a prime opportunity to educate children about the Shoah, but you’d be a wise parent to steer clear of these two apps.
My two-year-old daughter’s commitment to living Jewishly amazes me. I hope I don’t screw it up.
And only one is about Sandy Koufax
Praise be to Season 3
A challenging and nostalgic visit to see my son in Jerusalem became an inspiration
The shock jock’s daughter, an Orthodox Jew, said her father’s constant talk about sex growing up turned her off from dating
An open letter to writer Elizabeth Weil, who’s unsure how to help her 12-year-old become a bat mitzvah
With the High Holidays and school year in full swing, one of our foremost Jewish intellectuals lays out ten tenets—initially for her son—for taking care of your kids
Fund offers a variety of resources, from medical treatment and counseling, to adoption assistance
As a single mother of four, I’m tiring of elitist parents who desire shorter school days and complain about the rising costs of sleepaway camp
A new report details the factors that impact success in young adults
Just in time for Father’s Day, a new book purports to help fathers with ‘the worst job you’ll ever love.’ Don’t listen.
I’ll never forget the day my son, not yet three, said to me, ‘I want a haircut’
In my daughter’s eyes, nose, and spirit, I see her strong, diverse foremothers
Comedian spreads message of wife Jessica Seinfeld’s Fatherhood Initiative
I’m not ‘a mom.’ I’m just her mom.
After years of my daughter begrudgingly agreeing to tulle and tiaras, a revolt
All our children deserve love, joy, and a Jewish education
A case of how doing what seems wrong can also be what’s right
Bending my rules—but not breaking them—let my son play ball without forgetting that family and synagogue still come first
As sirens blare and security concerns mount, parents try to keep kids calm
New rituals create ways to symbolically acknowledge Jews’ covenant with God without actually circumcising infants
A Jewish education helped him get over his childhood obsession with Jesus. Then he made up his own mind about what he believed.
When one teen began bingeing and purging, there were places she could go, but her mother felt she had nowhere to turn
As a Soviet Jewish émigré, I broke all ties to Russia and its language—or so I thought, until my daughter was born
My husband is Episcopalian, but together we have created a committed Jewish family and stayed part of the Jewish community
A weekend retreat inspires advocacy for gay Orthodox Jews and creates a support network for families in religious communities
The author of 2011’s most notorious parenting book is back with ‘The Triple Package,’ an even more divisive book written with her husband