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Before Leaving for Israel, One Last Stop at the Electronics Store

Before Leaving for Israel, One Last Stop at the Electronics Store
By June 18, 2012

The familiar pre-trip rituals that symbolized the arrival of summer for one young girl Read More

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Embarrassing Family Stories, Expertly Told, Take Center Stage in L.A. Show

Embarrassing Family Stories, Expertly Told, Take Center Stage in L.A. Show
By June 5, 2012

Nikki Levy’s new show, ‘Don’t Tell My Mother!’ features writers and performers retelling mortifying family memories live Read More

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Pregnancy And Jewish Superstition/Faith

Pregnancy And Jewish Superstition/Faith
By February 8, 2012

Pregnancies are fertile ground for superstition, especially for those who assume their traditions and lucky charms are based in Jewish law. Read More

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is A Lot Like Your Jewish Mother

Debbie Wasserman Schultz Is A Lot Like Your Jewish Mother
By January 30, 2012

What we learned about one of the most powerful women in America. Read More

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No Bar Mitzvah For You

No Bar Mitzvah For You
By January 17, 2012

Why my son isn’t studying for his bar mitzvah. Read More

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A Star Of David Atop The Christmas Tree

A Star Of David Atop The Christmas Tree
By December 20, 2011

It’s the time of year when intermarried Jews are lectured against Christmas trees. Given marriage trends, the lecturers should learn to pipe down. Read More

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Help The Kvell

Help The Kvell
By November 16, 2011

The best Jewish parenting blog in the known universe needs your support. Read More

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Alef Or Aleph? How Do You Spell Natalie Portman’s Baby’s Name?

Alef Or Aleph?  How Do You Spell Natalie Portman’s Baby’s Name?
By July 8, 2011

We’re really confused about Natalie Portman’s baby’s name. Read More

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