Marjorie Ingall is a columnist for Tablet Magazine, and author of Mamaleh Knows Best: What Jewish Mothers Do to Raise Successful, Creative, Empathetic, Independent Children.
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Barbra, Joan, Jerry, and Others, All Made of Trash

Artist Jason Mecier sculpts the rich and famous out of detritus

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The Nazi Children’s Book You Can Still Buy on Amazon: A Review

A tale of ducks, hens, and sexually voracious crows

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A Visit to NYC’s Only Remaining Siphon-Bottle Seltzer Factory

Brooklyn Seltzer Boys is the last of a dying breed

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A Polish Children’s Classic Comes Back Into Print—With Enduring Style

After the illustrators escaped the Nazis, Lewitt-Him brought their Eastern European sensibility to London, where they designed everything from propaganda posters to stamps

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From Houdini to Copperfield, a Century of Jewish Magicians

A new exhibit celebrates two of the art of illusion’s greatest practitioners

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Introducing: The Greatest Children’s Book Ever Written About Not Going to Bloomingdale’s

By the author of ‘From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler’ and ‘About the B’nai Bagels’

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These Shoes Were Made for Gawking

View designer Stuart Weitzman’s historic shoe collection, and salivate

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Introducing: The Greatest Children’s Book Ever Written About Gefilte Fish

If you always thought ‘Finding Nemo’ should’ve had a very different ending, I have just the book for you

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Jewelry for Food-Loving Jews

Bagel-and-lox cuff links? Babka earrings? I’ve got you covered.

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All That Jazz

A new documentary explores the Jewish origins of Blue Note Records, but evades some tough questions

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Farewell to Tanya Saunders, Longtime Owner of Beloved NYC Lesbian Bar

The Cubbyhole is a genuinely welcoming place in a world that can feel anything but

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Irving Berlin for Kids

A century after ‘God Bless America,’ three picture books celebrate the composer

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A New Picture Book Helps Families Celebrate Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Today would’ve been the civil rights icon’s birthday, so why not take a moment to teach the young ones about his life and pursuit of justice?

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La Dolce Gilda

The documentary ‘Love, Gilda’ makes us miss Gilda Radner—and all her beloved ‘Saturday Night Live’ characters—even more

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New Children’s Book About Women Who Changed the World Leaves Out the Jews

Emma Lazarus, Elena Kagan, Gloria Steinem and others need not apply

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Farewell to Judith Leiber, Who Made the World Happier, One Handbag at a Time

I used to think her bags were tacky. Thank God I’ve changed.

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The New Musical About Harvey Milk Should’ve Been So Much Better

It was a sweet and charming comedy, until that dark, terrible, and utterly unnecessary twist

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Running the Show

A new book looks at the women—in particular, the Jewish women—who are changing television

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Leonard Bernstein: Behind the Music

The National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia marks the hundredth anniversary of the composer’s birth with an exhibit about his personal life and social activism

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Searching for Michael Cohen

Jewish summer camp in the 1970s and 1980s was a veritable hotbed of Michael Cohens. What if you dated THAT ONE?

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No Way to Say You’re Sorry, Zuckerberg

The Facebook CEO better drop the nebbish act and learn real teshuvah

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A New Opera Remembers the Victims of the Triangle Factory Fire

And with them the hope of change through activism

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A New Musical Addresses an Old Immigration Story

Three young Canadian artists with a political bent look at Jewish refugee history in ‘Old Stock’

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Pesach in a Box

Joy Box Club delivers well-designed holiday-themed goodies

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A New Play Asks an Explosive Question: Just What Does Privilege Mean?

I thought ‘Admissions’ was a comedy, while my husband was sure it was a drama

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Art and Words for Frances

A new exhibit spotlights the work of picture-book icons Russell and Lillian Hoban

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An Encounter, in Verse, Between a Palestinian-American and an Israeli Jew

Naomi Shihab Nye and Yehuda Amichai walk into a bar

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Who Were You Really, Vashti?

Evil tyrant, proto-feminist, or blank slate onto whom we project our fears and desires

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The Return of Max the Dog

Out of print for years, Maira Kalman’s children’s books are back for a new generation to enjoy

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On Geekery and Misogyny

On the 40th anniversary of the first computer bulletin board system, it’s amazing how little has changed about the web’s tech bro culture

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