Mothers-in-law have gotten a bad rap. But on Mother’s Day, Dorothy Lipovenko feel the regret of never having met her husband’s mother.
Can death be funny? New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast combines both tragic and comic aspects of her parents’ demise in her new graphic memoir.
Many of us grew up hooked on soap operas. How many of us knew we were also watching a genre whose very existence could be credited to a Jewish woman?
Most of us love our Jewish mothers, but it ain’t that simple for some. Here’s a Mother’s Day shande list of six-word submissions about moms (or children) with issues.
Thirty years after being pregnant with her own first child, Jane Eisner considers how the world has changed as her daughter now prepares to become a mom.
Jewish mothers and sons have a rich history on the silver screeen. Here’s six flicks that bust the schmaltzy stereotypes with more thought-provoking themes.
What if, in honor of Mother’s Day, we cast aside all our worries and guilt surrounding motherhood and just focused on the many, many parts of it that are actually easy.
Have you called your mom lately? Give her a ring and then get in the kitchen with these Mother’s Day brunch ideas. Smoked salmon breakfast latkes, anyone? [Nosher/MyJewishLearning]
When we asked readers to sum up their moms in six words many wrote of moms who cooked for us, forced us to eat gefilte fish and proved that you can cook kugel and be a skilled lawmaker.
Philadelphia’s classical music-loving community is coming together on May 11 at Centennial Hall in Haverford, Pennsylvania to pay tribute to the achievements of Nelly Berman, a Russian-Jewish immigrant who has touched the lives of hundreds of young music students over the past 30 years.