This week’s most popular posts from Raising Kvell, in case you missed them.
- Ban the Bar Mitzvah: A Rabbinical Student Rethinks the Time Honored Ceremony. Patrick is a rabbinical student who thinks that bar/bat mitzvahs no longer “work,” and he offers a new idea of his own.
- Mixed Marriages-Vegetarian and Carnivore Edition. What happens when a vegetarian with vegan aspirations marries a meat-eater? How will you raise the kids?
- A Soviet Immigrant Mom’s Take on the Russian Adoption Ban. Alina immigrated from Russia when she was a child, so she has a special perspective on the recent adoption ban, which she calls “indefensible.”
- I Had to Stop Breast Feeding and I’m Relieved. When Jordana got a sinus infection she had to take an antiobiotic that required her to stop nursing, and though she felt some guilt, it was also a big weight off her shoulders (or her chest, actually).