What’s the essence of the Jewish father? That was the question the Forward posed to you in a contest to write six-word tributes to your fathers and grandfathers.
Unlike Jewish mothers, whose stereotypes fuel thousands of films and books, the Jewish father is an ill-defined thing. Which got Lenore Skenazy wondering: Why?
With Father’s Day just around the corner, today is your last day to submit your six word tribute on your Jewish father or grandfather.
There’s something about the number six in Judaism. What better Jewish tribute to your father or grandfather than to write six special words about him?
Can you sum up your Jewish dad in just six words? For Father’s Day, the Forward is partnering with Larry Smith, editor of SMITH Magazine, to launch our latest six-word challenge.