A teacher tells all about what’s really happening on parent teacher night.
As a Jew, I love the Christmas season, because it reminds me that I am different.
“The press in the Arab world is free to criticize Syria -- and only Syria!”
Rumor has it Paul McCartney is converting to Judaism. Nu, so let's investigate.
I’m sitting out Thanksgiving this year. Not because I am un-American, but because I’m full.
Questions Jewish parents should never ask their children.
World population may have hit seven billion people, but here’s why we need more.
5 Jewish geniuses were just awarded Nobel prizes. But sadly many more were rejected.
He should grow like an onion with his head in the ground.
Some kids nag their dad to get them a dog. Mine nagged me to build them a sukkah.
With the ten days of repentance upon us, let’s work on our pessimism. Not that it’s going to help anything.
My husband just had a devastating stroke and the power of Jewish humor is helping me get through it.
Catholics are Catholics, never Catholic-ish, and Protestants are Protestants, never Protestant-ish. So why are we hedging our bets?
Millennial-Speak: Totally awesome ways to butcher an already totally awesome language.
This year’s fall TV lineup has some interesting Jewish characters.
Israel is showing the world how it’s done once again. This time, it’s how to protest.
We beg them to let us pay them to come to our houses, sit on our couch, do almost no work and raid our refrigerator. The teenagers have officially won.
What would it look like if Will and Kate came to my house for dinner…
Improve your Shmooze IQ with my Shmooze Dos and Don’ts.
I have a message for my Korean exchange student, 20 years in the making.
I write for a living. In other words, I ain’t rich.
Students around the world who will be graduating shortly, gather around and listen to my pearls of wisdom.
An elite team of Jewish celebrities may have helped bring down Bin Laden.
All I really need to know in life, I learned from my Bar Mitzvah.
Five questions you should never ask your spouse.
Priscilla writes to her friend Vivian about experiencing her first ever Purim.
Sholem Alechim’s short story has been revamped for 2011. And you will love it. Or not.
On my first trip to Britain, even though I spoke the same language, I felt very different.
Amy Chua unleashed a firestorm of debate about “wimpy” western child rearing. Is she right?
If you’ve ever gotten a rotten present don’t blame your man. He’s GSC -- Genetically Shopping-Challenged.
New parents need our help. But what we’re doing right now could use some work.