November 30, 2012 9:11pm
From kosher comedy to a swinging Mardi Gras version of the “Dreidel” song, a new book and CD compilation explore the intriguing, delightful and sometimes perplexing ways in which American Jews have responded to Christmas.
November 30, 2012 8:03pm
An adventure set on the high seas and two fun-filled books with food and activities are on the list of new Chanukah books this year.
September 8, 2012 7:58pm
A giant googly-eyed fish, mischievous magicians and sukkah-eating squirrels are among the characters in a new crop of engaging Jewish children’s books that relate to the observance or themes of the Jewish High Holidays.
July 3, 2012 3:24pm
The Reform movement continues to explore how best to respond to intermarriage, shifting its approach on the sensitive issue of its rabbis officiating at intermarriages.
March 28, 2012 8:50pm
A vacuum-like robot that cleans the house and a spunky Israeli girl on an underground adventure in Jerusalem are among the characters featured in new children’s books for Passover.
March 28, 2012 5:45pm
The fragrant flavors of charoset past inspired Robin Cohen, a computer programmer turned national award-winning cook and food writer, to create Seder Sweetness, a new jarred fruit conserve with an easy recipe for home cooks.
March 27, 2012 8:43pm
Making unique Jewish crafts can transform Passover holiday celebrations from ho-hum to memorable. The new book “Jewish Threads,” along with other books and Internet sites, can help.
March 20, 2012 7:08pm
The iPad app for the Mishkan T’filah, the Reform movement’s daily prayer book, was launched.
March 6, 2012 6:52pm
The one-state conference held at Harvard University was a sign of a possible new front developing in the campus wars over Israel.
January 19, 2012 8:48pm
Norman Spack, a pediatric endocrinologist in Boston, is the co-founder of the country’s first clinic devoted to treating children with gender disorders.