Mar 12 2012
Dude Week: Why Should Dads Cut the Cord?
I have no idea when the practice of paternal cord cutting was introduced, but it seems pretty obvious that it’s an attempt to give the father a role in the birthing process.
Dec 13 2011
Hanukkah Guilt! Er…I Mean Gelt
Dear Friends, Hanukkah is almost upon us, and with Hanukkah comes thoughts of gifts and gelt. As you may know, Kveller is a project of MyJewishLearning, Inc., a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing interesting, engaging, and educational Jewish resources and … Continue reading
Oct 5 2010
Who Shall Live?
My first child was born in July, so this past Yom Kippur was my first Yom Kippur as a father. That need not be remarkable, of course, but for me it was. The High Holiday liturgy constantly references our mortality, … Continue reading