Jamie Betesh Carter is a researcher, writer, and mother living in Brooklyn.
In difficult times, Jews are finding comfort in familiar things: challah, candles, and Friday night dinner
On the heels of the Hamas attack, a new exhibit about the Holocaust—aimed at children—opens in New York. As parents grapple this week with how to talk to their kids about antisemitism, persecution, and heroism, the timing seems opportune.
A chat with clinical psychologist Esther Altmann to help parents who are unsure what to say—and what not to say
Cookbook author Jake Cohen offers advice on how to whip up a memorable post-Yom Kippur meal. But first, don’t forget the coffee.
Shelsky’s in Brooklyn isn’t just where I buy Jewish food. It’s where my whole family connects to our shared identity.
I struggled with my identity as not-quite-American, not-quite-Israeli, until I learned a lesson from cookbook author Adeena Sussman
Looking for something to cook with my kids, I decided to try lahm b’ajeen, something I always enjoyed making with my own father. But first I needed some help from a cousin—and an expert on Syrian cooking.
A string of new projects pay homage to the Jewish history in the Catskills—and the area’s Jewish revival
Many Jewish veterans of WWII were mistakenly given Christian gravestones. Operation Benjamin is trying to fix that.
In his new cookbook, ‘Mind Over Batter,’ Jack Hazan brings together self-care with recipes for everything from challah to sambusak
How one woman’s true family story of fleeing Cuba inspired another writer’s novel
Photographer B.A. Van Sise shares stories of Holocaust survivors and how they built new lives after losing so much
Esther Levy Chehebar explains Sephardic traditions around names in her new children’s book
Jessica Grose offers a crash course on the history of motherhood in America in her new book
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.