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How Does My Jewish Mother Spoil Me? Let Me Count The Ways

How Does My Jewish Mother Spoil Me? Let Me Count The Ways
By May 9, 2014

When moving day is “quality time.” Read More

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Powerhouse Sisters: Sarah Silverman And Rabbi Susan Silverman

Powerhouse Sisters: Sarah Silverman And Rabbi Susan Silverman
By March 31, 2014

“I’m godless and she’s godfull.”—Sarah Silverman Read More

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The Refusenik That Wasn’t

The Refusenik That Wasn’t
By October 7, 2013

My parents fled the culture of the USSR. So why am I drawn to it? Read More

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Madonna’s Son Rocco Got Bar Mitzvahed This Weekend

Madonna’s Son Rocco Got Bar Mitzvahed This Weekend
By July 14, 2013

The Material Family’s rite of passage took place the Kabbalah Center in New York City Read More

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My Jewish Love/Hate Relationship with Food

My Jewish Love/Hate Relationship with Food
By February 12, 2013

I wanted to be just like the other girls in my affluent Jewish suburb—but I was overweight Read More

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Tavi Gevinson Calls Stephen Colbert a Cool Dad

Tavi Gevinson Calls Stephen Colbert a Cool Dad
By January 25, 2013

The Rookie editor stops by ‘The Colbert Report’ and talks all things teenage girl Read More

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Remembering My Grandmother Each Year on Sukkot

Remembering My Grandmother Each Year on Sukkot
By October 5, 2012

Curating my grandmother’s famous tabletop sukkah has become one of my family’s most treasured rituals Read More

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