The results from our latest ‘Who Sets the Table?’ survey are in. Now we know, thanks to more than 500 of you, who does the work to make the day of rest.
Gal Beckerman diagnosed American Jews with pathological anxiety in his final act as Forward opinion editor. But where he saw reason to despair, Elissa Strauss sees an opportunity for fun.
Once in a while, a designer comes along who not only manages to reimagine how a woman dresses, but how a woman feels. Donna Karan, who is stepping down, was one of these special talents.
The debate about the wealthy housewives of the Upper East Side has focused attention on enduring gender roles. Elissa Strauss asks if Jewish women have figured out whether working at home is a blessing — or just oppressive.
In this installment of Godology, Elissa Strauss and Scott Perlo discuss what it means not to believe that the Torah was written by God’s hand.
The brassy Jewish woman has long been a standard character on both stage and screen. But Pamela Adlon’s character on ‘Louie’ is turning the stereotype on its head.
Elissa Strauss found the experience of cutting her 2-1/2-year-old son’s hair for the first time left her strangely despondent, as if she was taming his essential wildness.
Our survey looking into who makes Passover happen finds it’s mostly thanks to women. Read your Seder stories and a full breakdown of the poll about how the work gets done.
Elissa Strauss always thought there was some ideal Seder that she could eventually attain. But this year she’s decided that that isn’t what the holiday is about.