This week’s most popular posts, in case you missed them.
– “What is the Holocaust?” is a Hard Question for Too Many College Students. A bunch of college students were asked basic questions about the Holocaust, and their answers (or lack thereof) are both shocking and sad.
– Mayim Bialik Takes On the Haters. Mayim responds to the critics who question her motives on Facebook self-promotion, Jewish pride, and supporting charities.
– The Bar Mitzvah Diary: How I Prepared for My Son’s Big Day. Sharon Clark gives us a humorous glimpse into the planning, schvitzing, and schleping that goes into planning a bar mitzvah.
– I May Not Be Jewish But I Want to Sit Shiva. Ashley is the non-Jewish partner in an interfaith marriage. When both her and her husband’s grandmothers recently passed away, she realized that sitting shiva was a much more meaningful way to honor the passing of a loved one.