Pas devant les enfants: how to lie to your kids
Mummy, what’s a virgin?” — “It’s the name of a phone company,” I replied, without missing a beat.
On a difficult Mother's Day, Mum’s smile lives on
Building our kids' mental health
Meet the single, gay rabbi and his newborn twins.
You're a parent, your dignity is gone
Football for him, dots, verbs and puzzles for me
Susan Reuben's Acting Like A Grown-Up
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Diary of a semi-shiksa: waiting to be unmasked
'I know that there will be some Jews to whom I will never count as a proper Jew; I can live with that. The more important struggle may be learning to accept myself, whoever I am.'
Friday, March 3, 2017
When kids get techie
Susan Reuben's kids have got their hands on her laptop. What could possibly go wrong?
Monday, February 27, 2017
Frum, newly wed: should I cover my hair?
For Sara Elias, becoming more observant was a joy. But covering her hair was not an easy decision.
Very special simchahs
Jewish education often poses problems for children with special needs. Karen Glaser met families who found the right teachers for their sons.
Rabbi Joel Alter had always dreamed of being a father. So he found a surrogate to carry his child - and then she had twins.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
What's the secret of a long-lasting marriage?
It’s Valentine’s Day and that seemed the perfect time to ask 'What makes a marriage last?' We sent Rosa Doherty to speak to three couples who have all been married for over 65 years
Monday, February 13, 2017
Forget embarrassment, says Susan Reuben, you do what it takes to keep the kids happy
Thursday, February 9, 2017
A year without my mother
Sarah Ebner reflects on twelve months of mourning.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Cussing kids? Here's some help
Has your little angel discovered the joy of rude words? Lauren Libbert has some advice.
Monday, January 30, 2017
Bless her: baby naming simchas for girls
When Jewish parents have a baby daughter they have a dilemma. Do they hold a ceremony to name her?
Thursday, January 5, 2017
School rules in Israel make me a fool
Since making aliyah two years ago, I've faced constant challenges. But none worse than the Israeli education system.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
My boy's small, thin, Israeli barmitzvah
Jo Sugarman had just made aliyah, and had a barmitzvah to organise. It couldn't be that different from England, could it?
Friday, October 21, 2016
Don't judge us for being childless
We talk to women who don't want to feel judged for not having children
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Please do as I say and not as I did
When it comes to intermarriage, Karen Glaser has some advice for her kids.
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