Taffy Brodesser-Akner is a correspondent for GQ and a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine.
Some thoughts on being Jewish in contemporary polite society
Jews have been hooked on fake butter for a century. It’s time to banish it from our kitchens.
My 3-year-old wanted a velvet yarmulke, like they wear at his Chabad preschool—an early skirmish in the values clashes I knew were coming.
The second day of some Jewish holidays is mandated by rabbinic tradition, not Torah law. In today’s world, they’re increasingly hard to observe.
When he became a Jew, I suddenly had new rules to follow—ones I thought I’d done away with years earlier
How a Modern Orthodox Jew struggled to reconcile her yogic practice with her Judaism