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Help! My Students Believe Some Very Hurtful Stereotypes About Jews

This week on Thou Shalt: Anti-Semitic jokes, zealous barbers, and a colleague with a Nazi problem

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Help! I’m Dreading an Awkward Shiva Call

This week on Thou Shalt: Gathering the courage to pay a shiva call to someone you don’t really know that well, talking crabs and kashrut with your non-observant boyfriend, and figuring out how to toast your Orthodox friend at his wedding

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Help! My Co-Worker Won’t Buy My Chametz

This week in Thou Shalt: Incurious office mates, menacing minyans, and the mysteries of Jewish time

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Help! There Won’t Be Any Kids at My Seder, But I Still Want to Rock Out to ‘Mah Nishtana’

This week in Thou Shalt: Kosher-for-Passover Russian delicacies, kid-free musical celebrations, and the mystery of the Christian Seders

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Help! My Christian Friend Wants to Come to Shul with Me, and I Don’t Think He’ll Like It

This week in Thou Shalt: Ecumenical jitters, looks-based biases, and a dash of good, old-fashioned guilt

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Help! My Mother Insists I Have a Kosher Wedding

This week on Thou Shalt, our intrepid advice column: A catering conundrum, a newcomer’s dilemma, and some big-time superstition

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Help! I Can’t Handle All Those Surprise Shabbos Guests

This week on Thou Shalt, our new advice column: inter-marriage blues, crowded tables, and the shanda of shellfish

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Help! I’m a Jewish Leftie, and I’m in Love with an Orthodox Guy

Introducing Thou Shalt, our new advice column

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Before Love Was Savage

Jewish grandma Isadora Alman pioneered the American sex-advice column, then found her work obsolete.

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Introductions

In the first installment of Tablet Magazine’s new graphic advice column, we meet Mitzi, the author’s heroine, foil, and muse

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