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  • Birthday haiku for Rachel Dratch

    **** A gift, with ribbons Bet lots of ducks die each year from getting tangled **** Happy birthday, Rachel Dratch. (Of Debbie Downer fame.) HEY KIDS! Check out Rachel Dratch and our friends at the JTA Archive at Tribefest this year. More ▸

  • Alyson Hannigan’s baby’s name might rhyme with ‘Jacuzzi’

    So here’s the problem with the Hollywood Crazy Baby Naming Phenomenon: There is just no end in sight. In fact, people are only getting more elaborate and ridiculous with their name choices, including having their toddler children name the babies in their bellies. That’s right. Sarah Michelle Gellar might have let her daughter pick out… More ▸

  • Natalie Portman visits her roots

    After a short stint in France visiting Benjamin’s family, the Portman-Millipied clan (including baby Alef!) enjoyed a week-long vacation in Israel. According to Ynet news, the couple stayed at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem and traveled throughout the country, including Tel Aviv and the Dead Sea. Portman was spotted leaving a note at the… More ▸

  • Mayim Bialik to write a parenting book

    Mayim Bialik recently announced that she will write a book on the attachment theory of parenting. “I’ve become sort of an accidental advocate for attachment parenting, which is a style of parenting that … basically, the way mammals parent and the way people have parented for pretty much all of human history except the last… More ▸

  • Ivanka Trump’s new baby — show us the birth certificate!

      Ivanka Trump — who joined the Tribe with the help of Rabbi Haskel Lookstein — tweeted that she and husband Jared Kushner “welcomed a beautiful and healthy little girl into the world.” No name yet. And no comment from maternal grandpa. Like Lashon Holly, The Donald must be holding out for the long-form birth… More ▸