Lenore Skenazy teaches children to be more daring, and parents to calm down on her new reality TV show. Does that make her the ‘World’s Worst Mom’?
For every Jew who goes to synagogue only on the High Holidays, there’s a rabbi keenly aware of that fact. Sometimes even ‘stressed’ and ‘frustrated’ over that fact.
Santa Claus. Kris Kringle. Good Old St. Nick. The name is joy itself to children all over America. Except if they happen to be Jewish, that is.
A little bit of matzo, hidden during the Seder, works miracles. Not only do the kids look forward to the hunt all night, they later think back on it all the days of their lives.
It’s insulting to say that all bad things are really for the best. But taking action, sometimes out of sheer desperation, can change life for the better, Lenore Skenazy writes.
Uber-Orthodox men have been spitting on less-ultra-Orthodox girls as young as age 8. Sounds a lot like the Taliban, Lenore Skenazy writes.
Lenore Skenazy gives her son a little more room to roam than other parents. She was shocked to see ‘Law & Order’ turn her philosophy into an SVU episode.
What makes a home Jewish? Lenore Skenazy writes that even challah has become foreign to her mother as she fights a losing battle with Alzheimer?s.
The Divine One is probably not thrilled with the attendee who arrives when the audience is filing out of the synagogue. Come to think of it, the rabbi probably isn’t, either.