Jul 7 2014
Kveller Exclusive: An Interview with Olaf from “Frozen”
Zach Braff’s new movie “Wish I Was Here“ gives us plenty to talk about here at Kveller–the film covers everything from the (too high) tuition of Jewish day school to dealing with aging parents. But there was one aspect that … Continue reading
Jul 3 2014
Paul Rudd Helps Random Couple Make Their Pregnancy Announcement Go Viral
Paul Rudd has long been in the running for cutest Jewish celebrity dad, and his latest moment in the press certainly doesn’t hurt his cause. When an expectant couple bumped into Rudd, one of the stars of the beloved … Continue reading
Jun 18 2014
Nice Modern Orthodox Boy Slings Penis Jokes on “America’s Got Talent”
Meet Josh Orlian, a 12-year-old Modern Orthodox Jew from White Plains, New York, who made his stand-up comedy debut on last night’s episode of “America’s Got Talent.” Not yet a bar mitzvah, young Josh, with sweet red hair and a … Continue reading
May 23 2014
Hummus Warning: Target & Trader Joe’s Issue Recall for Listeria Risk
Planning an Israeli-themed spread for your Memorial Day celebration? Make sure to double check your hummus, as nearly 15,000 pounds of the delicious chickpea dip from Target and Trader Joe’s have been recalled over possible listeria contamination. Oy! Massachusetts-based Hot … Continue reading
May 2 2014
Kveller Wins an Award!
Bear with us while we kvell about ourselves for just a minute. Yesterday, the American Jewish Press Association announced the winners of their annual Simon Rockower Awards, and Kveller won 1st place for Outstanding Digital Outreach. Woo hoo! The award … Continue reading
Apr 8 2014
After Emergency Rescue, Is it Fair to Judge the Couple Who Brought Young Daughters on Sailing Journey?
A story on the cover of the New York Times this morning has stirred quite the parenting storm–pun completely intended. “2 Tots, a Sailboat and a Storm Over Parenting” is about the Kaufman family, who decided to go on a months-long journey … Continue reading
Mar 26 2014
Kveller Story About Boy’s Leg Amputation Gets the Media Spotlight
Like just about everybody else, we here at Kveller love to get attention. But attention is that much sweeter when it means an amazing 11-year-old boy gets to share his story far and wide. Earlier this month, we ran a … Continue reading
Feb 3 2014
News Roundup: How Are We Supposed to Feel About Woody Allen?
All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week. – Dylan Farrow, adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen, published an open letter in the New York Times, claiming she was sexually abused by Allen when she … Continue reading
Feb 3 2014
Girls Ditch Their Pink Toys in the GoldieBlox Super Bowl Commercial
Whether or not you care to watch giant men in spandex leggings tackle each other with the hopes of winning a massive bejeweled ring, for many, the Super Bowl is all about the commercials, and this year did not disappoint. … Continue reading
Jan 27 2014
Welcome to the World, Riley Isaac!
It is with the utmost auntie pride that I announce the birth of my new nephew, Riley Isaac Tolsky, born on January 25th in cold, snowy Chicago. Mom, Dad, and baby are all doing great. And as Kveller’s resident … Continue reading