Clinging to old superstitions connects me to my Soviet Jewish roots. But as a mother, I worry about making my children neurotic about the evil eye.
Infused with magic—and ritual designed to conjure or contain magic—Jewish oral law remains a mix of jurisprudence and poetry
Pregnancies are fertile ground for superstition, especially for those who assume their traditions and lucky charms are based in Jewish law
How my shrink helped me by becoming my biggest problem
Writer Sam Apple on how parenthood changed him—and how it didn’t
A family blurs the borders between religion, superstition, and OCD