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Rachel Silberstein
Rachel Silberstein is a journalist and editor. She has written about politics, crime, health, immigration, religion and parenting. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Tablet Magazine, New York Daily News, Jewcy, Feet In Two Worlds, XOJane, and now, Kveller. She received a BA from Brooklyn College, where she served as editor in chief of the campus weekly, The Kingsman, and won two coveted journalism prizes for her investigative reporting. She lives in Brooklyn with her son and guinea pig.

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  • Oct 15 2014
    It’s Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Day

    Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Over the years, many of our writers have written poignantly about the heartrending experience of losing a child or pregnancy. For those who have experienced that pain, we hope these stories will resonate, provide comfort, and offer helpful … Continue reading


  • Oct 14 2014
    This Sexy Olaf Costume Just Ruined “Frozen”

    Who would do this to Olaf, the lovable snowman character from “Frozen”? Halloween costume retailer is raking it in this season thanks to their naughty interpretations of Disney characters including a slutty Queen Elsa and, yes, a pants-less Olaf. Since the controversial Olaf made its … Continue reading


  • Oct 13 2014
    Mila Kunis’ Big Fat Kabbalistic Baby Ceremony

    New mom Mila Kunis threw her baby girl a Kabbalah blessing ceremony this week, and apparently it was attended by another A-list Kabbalah fan–Ashton Kutcher’s ex, Demi Moore. According to the Daily Mail, Demi attended the ceremony with daughters Rumer and … Continue reading


  • Oct 13 2014
    This Swastika Ring from Sears is Strictly For Fashion Purposes

    Got a hot date tonight? Nothing spells romance like a chunky black swastika. Billed as an edgy fashion accessory, this giant swastika ring is part of Sears’ “men’s punk rock style” jewelry collection, and is also available from online retailers like Amazon. The product description explains that the … Continue reading


  • Oct 7 2014
    The Nine Most Bizarre Moments in the History of School Lunches

    As we speak, folks in Washington are quibbling over what to feed your kids. Each day, schools dish out 30 million school lunches that are substidized by tax payers. A revealing feature in The New York Times today offers a fascinating glimpse into … Continue reading


  • Oct 6 2014
    Watch: Girl Composes Brilliant “Let it Go” Cover About Pooping

    By now, everyone’s made a “Let it Go” parody and it’s gotten a little old. But just when we thought we heard it all, angel-faced Emily Mandelbaum composed a totally original, utterly disgusting, and brilliantly funny cover of the song-of-the-year—about pooping. As sweet Emily belts out … Continue reading


  • Oct 3 2014
    The President of Israel’s Moving Anti-Bullying Message for Yom Kippur

    An 11-year-old boy from Jaffa has caught the attention of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin. George Amire went viral in Israel, after he posted a video of himself on Facebook addressing the bullies who made fun of him in elementary school. In the powerful video, … Continue reading


  • Oct 2 2014
    It’s a Girl for Mila Kunis & Ashton Kutcher!

    Mazel Tov! Mila Kunis and fiancee Ashton Kutcher had a baby girl! The actress had a health baby girl at Cedars-Sinai, the hospital of choice for movie stars, at 6 a.m., Tuesday morning. No word on the name yet, but we can recommend a … Continue reading


  • Oct 1 2014
    CrossFit for Toddlers?

      And you thought CrossFit for adults looked intense. The folks at CrossFit have created a new workout program designed specifically for those uncontainable, terrible 2 and 3-year-olds. CrossFit, if you are unfamiliar, is a super-intense exercise program that involves weight lifting, gymnastics, … Continue reading


  • Sep 30 2014
    Adam Mansbach Takes On Your F**king Picky Eater

    No effort is more futile or maddening than trying to persuade a picky eater that food is necessary to survive. The best-selling author of the refreshingly blunt children’s book titled “Go the F**k to Sleep” understands that pain more than you know.  Adam Masbach is back with a long-awaited sequel, … Continue reading


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