“Years before I could legally drive or vote, I completed a psychological gauntlet. It was my introduction to the stresses of adult life.
“Everything memorable — the invitations I wrote by hand; the bright-pink dress that my mother sewed for me; the food — was homemade.”3
“This most iconic ritual has very little basis in Jewish texts.”
In an ad from a 1947 issue of the Forverts is copy that begins, ‘If you like pumpkin spice flavored pie…’
A vandal has busted out the bank’s windows. Despite my deep anarchistic sympathies, I am revolted by the act. Berlin has seen enough violence.
Bertrand Bonello’s film follows millennial terrorists who bomb Paris. But it’s what they do next that’s shocking.
Carol Bergman thought she’d never come home to New York. But illness and the recession made it a necessity.
Women were the world’s first planters and cultivators. 20 stories above Manhattan, Susan Brownmiller is continuing in that tradition.
Laura Zam traveled far and wide to escape her Jewish mother; today, she still finds herself coming back home.
At the time of the Holocaust in Hungary, it would have been hard to imagine any sort of Jewish future — least of all a Bat Mitzvah in America.
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