By Dr. Jeffrey Mazlin
A doctor and mohel (one who performs ritual circumcision) offers suggestions for interfaith couples approaching their baby's bris.
By Allison Foilb and Emily Wallen
Review of Rain Pryor's one woman show, Fried Chicken and Latkes, about growing up Jewish and Black.
By Edie Mueller
When my husband read an early draft of this essay, he asked, ''Why doesn't her partner have to support our daughter? After all, they agreed to raise children as Jews.'' What does it mean to raise a Jewish child?
Judaism encourages slowing down to appreciate and recognize distinct, special or holy moments, be they religious in nature or every day things.
Blessings and prayers for special occasions and daily use.
A quick, easy download to guide you through the at home (and in the sukkah) Sukkot blessings, complete with audio of each blessing.
In recent times, an assortment of life cycle rituals have been developed for individual and family transition important to the modern Jew. All are based on traditional elements and ceremonies whose enduring meaning are as powerful in these new settings as they are in their original ones.
By Benjamin A. Maron
Resources to help you start preparing spiritually for the High Holy Days, through reflection, taking stock of your year and thinking towards next year.
By Meri Phillips
Growing up in a Conservative Jewish family, with intermarried parents, Meri never felt like she fully fit in. Now she's trying to find a religious home for her own family, and is torn by the Conservative movement's attitudes toward intermarriage.
With suggestions for sharing the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur with kids of all ages, from talking points and crafts to getting through services.