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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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Kosher Salt: On Forgiveness

Kosher Salt: On Forgiveness
By September 14, 2012

When asking for forgiveness on Rosh Hashanah isn’t enough Read More

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Is This ‘Vogue’ Routine the Best Bar Mitzvah Dance You’ve Ever Seen?

Is This ‘Vogue’ Routine the Best Bar Mitzvah Dance You’ve Ever Seen?
By August 20, 2012

Shaun Sperling makes the Material Girl look like an amateur with his 1992 bar mitzvah entrance dance Read More

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Does This Mezuzah Make My Apartment Look Jewish?

Does This Mezuzah Make My Apartment Look Jewish?
By August 16, 2012

When my partner and I moved in together, we realized there were many different ways to create a Jewish home. The thing we both agreed on was that we wanted a mezuzah on our door. Read More

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