Gabrielle Birkner is the director of digital media for the Jewish Daily Forward. She is also the founder and editor of the Forward's women's issues blog, The Sisterhood. Her writing has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, More, Moment, Haaretz and Women's Wear Daily, among other publications.
All the Jewish parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week. – The woman made famous by her cheeky Twitter parodies of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Spanish-ish, Rachel Figueroa-Levin, is a Jewish (and Puerto Rican) mamele. … Continue reading →
All the Jewish parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week. - Eating placenta (in a vitamin-like capsule, granted) is apparently all the rage (in Brooklyn, at least), New York magazine reports. One proponent-turned-afterbirth-entrepreneur even sells “I Love … Continue reading →
Think the “mommy wars” are the exclusive domain of America’s over-educated, suburbanites? Think again. This week’s New Yorker profiles Elisabeth Badinter, a Jewish feminist with strong opinions about epidural-rejecting, cloth-diaper-embracing lactivists — and she doesn’t hail from Berkeley or Montclair. Badinter … Continue reading →