Deborah Kolben


Drawn to Chabad Preschools, Stuffed Torahs and All

By Deborah Kolben

Drawn to Chabad Preschools, Stuffed Torahs and All
EDUCATION: Many less-observant Jews wouldn’t dream about going to a Chabad synagogue. But the group’s preschools attract a growing enrollment from across the spectrum of Judaism.Read More


When Not to Apologize

By Deborah Kolben

This is the second in a Sisterhood series on women, apologizing and Yom Kippur. Read More


A, B, C's or Aleph Bet?

By Deborah Kolben

A, B, C's or Aleph Bet?
FALL EDUCATION: Picking a nursery school is a big step for any parent. Choosing between Jewish and non-Jewish preschools makes the decision even more complicated.Read More


Perils of Facebook Parenting

By Deborah Kolben

Perils of Facebook Parenting
Posting our kids’ cute pics can be fun and empowering, but there is also a risk of oversharing. Many bloggers and casual Facebook users alike feel things have gone too far.Read More


Why My Daughter Isn't Bilingual — Yet

By Deborah Kolben

Why My Daughter Isn't Bilingual — Yet
Deborah Kolben and her husband planned to teach their daughter English and Hebrew. But raising a bilingual child proved more challenging than they expected.Read More



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