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Is Fortnite bad for the teenage brain?

Your kid loves gaming - is that a problem?

Nadine Wojakovski

Friday, May 18, 2018

Is Fortnite bad for the teenage brain?
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    Family

    A parent’s guide to exam season

    We need to talk about the mental health of young people in our community and beyond. The preoccupation in schools with tests, targets and tables is contributing to immense pressures with far-reaching effects.

    Juliet Landau-Pope

    Thursday, May 17, 2018

    A parent’s guide to exam season
  • Finding the right dress can be tricky
    Family

    Will Mum say yes to the prom dress?

    Debbie Rose thought her daughter was revising for GCSEs. But there was a bigger issue to sort out, the elusive perfect dress for prom

    Debbie Rose

    Friday, April 27, 2018

    Will Mum say yes to the prom dress?
  • Getting ready for Friday night guests
    Family

    Shabbat dinners helped me heal

    Her marriage broke down after seven months, but Amy Schreibman Walter kept on hosting Shabbat dinners.

    Amy Schreibman Walter

    Friday, April 27, 2018

    Shabbat dinners helped me heal
  • Sarah Merriman
    Family

    The ups of Down’s

    When Sarah Merriman was born her parents were devastated to learn she had Down's Syndrome. But now she has a job, a boyfriend and a happy, independent life

    Gerald Jacobs

    Thursday, April 26, 2018

    The ups of Down’s
  • Audrey Toberman with granddaughter Annalise
    Family

    Mum cared for us, then faded away

    Barry Toberman's mother died recently, after a life spent caring for her family. But her later years were blighted by dementia

    Barry Toberman

    Thursday, April 19, 2018

    Mum cared for us, then faded away
  • Hazel Stein models a hat from her family’s shop
    Family

    These glorious hats have a tragic history

    A collection of hats that tell the story of a Jewish shop owner before, during and after WWII are going on display in Munich

    Hazel Stein

    Thursday, April 19, 2018

    These glorious hats have a tragic history
  • Pesach matzah sandwiches (Photo: RJstreets.com)
    Family

    Spare me from holiday snaps and Hearts of Palm

    The end of Pesach may have its own special charm, but as for the canned Hearts of Palm, Angela Epstein is yet to be convinced

    Angela Epstein

    Wednesday, April 4, 2018

    Spare me from holiday snaps and Hearts of Palm
  • Gemma and Ashley Blaker and children
    Family

    Pesach with a big family: it's not easy

    'Try as I might, I approach Pesach with guilty dread. The quintessential time for family can be hard if your family doesn’t want to be quintessential.'

    Gemma Blaker

    Thursday, March 29, 2018

    Pesach with a big family: it's not easy
  • Rachel Selby and her daughter Adiele
    Family

    Pesach: Why it's next year in London for us

    Single mum Rachel Selby wants her daughter to enjoy a big, family seder. So every year they leave Jerusalem and come to London.

    Rachel Selby

    Wednesday, March 28, 2018

    Pesach: Why it's next year in London for us
  • Seder night: Why not invite some strangers?
    Family

    A place at our Seder table

    A simple invitation led to James Masters and family becoming Seder celebrities

    James Masters

    Monday, March 26, 2018

    A place at our Seder table
  • Alex in his band uniform
    Family

    Mourning Alex: A father's story

    Fourteen-year-old Alex Schachter was killed in the Parkland school shooting last month. As students across the US march for gun law reform, his father tells Lauren Adilev how he is making sure that Alex's memory lives on

    Lauren Adilev

    Friday, March 23, 2018

    Mourning Alex: A father's story