my mother bragged, “No one will ever prepare gefilte fish like me!”
‘She is my mom,’ Silverman wrote of her step-mother, Janice.
The Talmud is more progressive than you think.
“Even if I had all the money in the world, the best gift I could give my mother would be to get married,” the groom said.
Mother’s don’t need flowers, chocolate or breakfast in bed: they need paid family and sick leave.
Jewish mothers are, of course (at least according to the stereotype) forever feeding their progeny. What if you could turn the (kitchen) table on yours this Mother’s Day, celebrating her with a gift of ongoing culinary delights? We found a great way for you to do just that, in the form of a wide range of food-or-drink-of-the-month clubs. From baked goods to wine to spices, there’s something to suit every personality and taste — and your mother will think of you fondly every time a delicious delivery arrives at her door.
Women should hate a Hallmark holiday that papers over the cracks of our rampantly sexist culture, says Dan Friedman.
Remember Chrismukkah of 2016, when Christmas fell smack in the middle of Hanukkah? Or Thanksgivukkah, that semi-rare event when Hanukkah happened to fall on that most American of holidays, Thanksgiving? (The last time this happened was 2013.) Now there’s another unicorn of a day. I’m talking about the fact that the barbecue-and-bonfire focused Lag Ba’Omer holiday this year falls on Mother’s Day.
A household of perfectly matching teak furniture — and a solitary refuge, a teak island of a desk — couldn’t save my parents’ increasingly unhappy marriage.
To be a mother, you need not have given birth, but you need to have taken on the responsibility of nurturing another human being for the rest of your life.