Amy Schumer and Henry Louis Gates Jr. Credit: Ark Media

Hollywood Now: The Best of TV for the Holidays and to Kick Off the New Year

The best new TV for the holidays and to kick off the new year


How We Found the Right Synagogue for Us

How one family decided which synagogue to join and send their daughter to religious school


Advice for Assimilated Family Reunions

By Dr. Ruth Nemzoff Q: I am having a family reunion. Half of the youngest generation has married people of other backgrounds. How can I use this opportunity to educate the Jewish members of my family about their heritage? And also to help those who do not currently identify as Jewish to understand how important […]


A Not-So-Cookie Cutter Hanukkah

By Jessica Tobacman We were late. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the aisles of Target, my husband and I were doing our version of stuffing stockings. We were running so fast we were practically sliding to try to fill his stocking and my festive Chinese takeout box before we left for his […]


A Quilt? A Stew? Who Are We, Anyway?

Personal narrative about how one mutli-cultural and multi-faith family celebrates Thanksgiving:? with food from each culture, reminiscences about the family?s and recipes? origins, and lots of talk about thankfulness.