Jamie Betesh Carter is a researcher, writer, and mother living in Brooklyn.
After a long career in publishing, Annie Gottlieb took on a project close to home: helping her 98-year-old mother, Jean, write her family memoirs
In a new book and forthcoming documentary film, Anna Salton Eisen tells the stories about the Holocaust that her parents once tried to hide from her
How my husband and I ended up giving our kids old, uncommon, but very Jewish names that make people ask questions
In our Jewish home, we don’t have a Christmas tree. But that doesn’t mean we can’t help our non-Jewish friends decorate their trees in their homes.
Helping Jews with celiac disease enjoy traditional foods filled with cultural meaning
As my father’s health deteriorated, I hoarded containers of his garlicky specialty in my refrigerator—hoping it might keep him, and our connection, alive
How a bored Hebrew school teacher in the 1970s turned Jewish education into something fun
Why I maintain the superstitions I inherited, even if I don’t understand where they came from
I wanted to be comforted by friends, and to hear stories about my dad. The COVID pandemic made that impossible.
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