My boy is barmitzvah and we’ve all learned so much
Nadine Wojakovski's only son was barmitzvah at the weekend. It's been a year of learning for parents as well as the new man.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Do you have a favourite child?
Meet the mums doing it on their own
How to be a princess for Pesach
Rabbi’s daughter who ‘made’ her baby
Now I'm a mum, I have a new view of Mother's Day
The pictures that tell a story
Photos play a big part in Susan Reuben's life - in fact, for all of us looking back at old pictures can change how we remember events
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Does the run-up to Pesach have to feel like a return to slavery? Keren David asked the London Board's kashrut expert for guidance on everything from cocktail sticks to tap water
Is Beattie speaking for us all?
She's the stereotypical Jewish mother - but what really makes a Jewish mum?
Friday, March 9, 2018
The mother-child bond is unique, but it's hard to imagine quite how wonderful - and hard - motherhood is, until you become a mum
The family letters from another world
Sarah Ebner reveals the story behind the letters which her Austrian-born father could not bring himself to read
Thursday, March 8, 2018
I love to read, light or heavy
Susan Reuben celebrates her love of books...and newspapers...and blogs...
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Here comes the son
"Pain soon passes. You will be proud to be part of thousands of years of Jewish tradition" says new mother Alexia Baron
Friday, February 23, 2018
Let’s bring up kids to be welcoming
I understand why Jews feel the need to stick together, says Karen Glaser, but why do we so often resort to cliques and ostracism?
Remember, dressing up should be fun
Purim is a tricky time for shyer children who don't like dressing up - and for the parents who have to find/buy/make the costume
Thursday, February 22, 2018
A gender-neutral bnei mitzvah
Miriam Taylor Thorpe describes the bnei mitzvah of her child, Esther
Miriam Taylor Thorpe
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Playing it straight and frizz free
Zelda Leon takes her frizzy hair to a new salon. The result is shocking.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
‘You deserve to ﬁnd your soulmate’
Avivah Wittenberg-Cox left her husband after 22 years - and says more women should do the same
Monday, February 19, 2018
Celebrate Pesach with Samsung
After you've cleaned your house for the Pesach festivities you deserve a break
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
How to dish out praise...and point out who's to blame
“We can’t be non-judgmental, we’re not built to do that.”
Friday, February 9, 2018
A medal for Sky Badger's mum
Naomi Marek's refugee grandparents inspired her to face adversity by remaining positive and helping others, she tells Keren David
Going bananas, thanks a bunch
Susan Reuben crowd-sourced a subject for her column this week. The exercise proved fruitful.
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