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Ask Hilary: My son ate treif at a party

Our agony aunt advises a mum whose son was served non-kosher nuggets, and a wife struggling with her husband's ill health

Hilary Freeman

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Ask Hilary: My son ate treif at a party
  • It's natural to want to take a picture of blossom...but does that get in the way of a fuller experience?
    Family

    Taking photos in my mind

    We've become accustomed to taking photographs all the time, says Sara Elias. But are our memories diminished as a result?

    Sara Elias

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Taking photos in my mind
  • Visits from the parent who has moved out are crucial to help kids adjust.
    Family

    Surviving the split

    When parents part the emotional toll on children can be huge. Karen Glaser finds out how to help.

    Karen Glaser

    Monday, June 12, 2017

    Surviving the split
  • Neville and his father-in-law Joseph at Neville's son's barmitzvah
    Family

    Walking in my father-in-law's footsteps

    Neville Goldschneider, CEO of Camp Simcha has a very special reason for taking part in the charity's latest fundraising trek

    Neville Goldschneider

    Thursday, May 18, 2017

    Walking in my father-in-law's footsteps
  • Family

    Nine tips to keep kids entertained at half term

    While the younger generation can't wait for half-term to start, parents often look upon the break with dread. What will you do with them? Read on…

    The JC in partnership with KidZania

    Wednesday, May 17, 2017

    Nine tips to keep kids entertained at half term
  • Family

    When the clocks fell silent

    Colin Allen's father collected and restored clocks. But one by one, as his life came to its end, the ticking stopped

    Colin Allen

    Friday, May 12, 2017

    When the clocks fell silent
  • Family

    Getting married in Israel

    Secular Jew Alona Ferber felt like the world's biggest hypocrite when she got married in Israel

    Alona Ferber

    Friday, May 12, 2017

    Getting married in Israel
  • Family

    Learning to be pathetic

    When Keren David's life was in crisis she knew how to be brave. What she needed was help to be the opposite.

    Keren David

    Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    Learning to be pathetic
  • Michaela and her grandma Judy - this picture was taken just two months before Judy passed away
    Family

    The strongest woman I knew

    Michaela Silverstein, a former JFS student, explains why she has released a charity single in memory of her grandma

    JC Reporter

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    The strongest woman I knew
  • Maud, photographed by Cecil Beaton
    Family

    My long lost Jewish relatives

    When Emily Russell read her glamorous grandmother's diaries she discovered a Holocaust story that her family had never talked about

    Emily Russell

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    My long lost Jewish relatives
  • Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford in 13 Reasons Why
    Family

    Talking life and death with your children

    Schools have been sending parents warnings about potential suicide triggers. The JC's agony aunt Hilary Freeman has some advice on what to do next.

    Hilary Freeman

    Monday, May 8, 2017

    Talking life and death with your children
  • Family

    Dogs home alone

    Popped out for a while? What does your pet get up to?

    Martha Richler

    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    Dogs home alone
  • From left to right: Carrie Kaye and Reuben, Sara Hersheson with Ava and Jessica Weinstein and Emily
    Family

    New mums, new friends

    Jessica Weinstein didn't just gain a daughter when she gave birth, she got a group of new best friends.

    Jessica Weinstein

    Thursday, April 20, 2017

    New mums, new friends
  • Four young German-Jewish refugees wave as they arrive at South-ampton on the US liner Manhattan, on 24 March 1939
    Family

    Grey door to a new life

    Rabbi Miriam Berger discovers that an old family story is not all it seems

    Rabbi Miriam Berger

    Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    Grey door to a new life