Can you be both pregnant and not? It’s a more spiritual question than it seems.
What I learned about maternal love from Aviva Shalit, whose son Gilad was held prisoner in Gaza for five years
In Israel, women are saying they can lead full lives without having children
How my mother uses costumes at the Passover Seder to keep our family whole
On Girls, Hannah shares her big news with her friends—and finds that everyone has an opinion
Why my search for the ‘Worst Jewish Mothers of 5776’ failed
A mother and daughter—both megafans of Sydney Taylor’s timeless kidlit—take a tour of Manhattan’s historic Jewish neighborhood
A staged adaptation of a Maurice Sendak’s classic turns my child and me into happy monsters
As a kid in 1970s Los Angeles, I thought my mother’s behavior was typical. Now I wonder: Could I have helped her sooner?
Though the faces at Seders may change, family traditions—hopefully—remain with us forever
Wainstein, who is of both Asian and Jewish descent, has used her MoT status in some suspect ways. Will she find a similar fate as former ‘RHONY’ cast member Jill Zarin?
Praise be to Season 3
A recent visit from an old friend left us both wondering about the choices we made about family and career
In Netanya, two baby girls were born twenty minutes apart to two pairs identical twin parents who themselves were born twenty minutes apart. Yep.
My toddler says the darndest things, and I thank his bio-dad for making that possible
When a litter of kittens was born on my doorstep, I took stock of the family I’d formed—and lost
I’ll never forget the day my son, not yet three, said to me, ‘I want a haircut’