• Celebrating the Holidays While Dad is at W...

    September 22, 2014 @ 3:37pm

    My husband and I grew up very differently--I in an Orthodox household that celebrated every single Jewish holiday, and he in a Reform one that ack...

  • What Are You Sorry For This Year? Help Us ...

    September 22, 2014 @ 2:37pm

    Dear Kvellers, One of the overarching themes of the High Holidays is atonement. In synagogue on Yom Kippur, we say the Vidui prayer, a confessi...

  • When Having That Huge Orthodox Family is T...

    September 22, 2014 @ 11:13am

    I only have one sibling, a brother, four-and-a-half years younger than me. The world of massive families and children born less than two years apart...

  • The Importance of Being Honest About First...

    September 22, 2014 @ 10:05am

    After giving birth to my second child about a month ago, I shared a hospital room with a woman whom I’d describe as one of the most cheerful and g...