In the spirit of the whole "new year, new beginnings" vibe, we're looking forward to a fresh batch of brand-new babies in 2019.
Just what will we call these bundles of joy to be? Well, according…to Nameberry, the hottest baby names of 2019 will be inspired by animal names, nicknames, and precious gems. If you're looking for a bit of Jewish flavor on these trends, you're in luck: Many Hebrew names are based on animals, and you can find you can find plenty of unisex and one-syllable Jewish names here.… >> Read More
The moment we'd all been waiting for caught us by surprise: Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is finally streaming on Amazon! (It actually dropped a day earlier than expected, but, hey, we're not…complaining.) The titular Midge Maisel (Rachel Brosnahan) is an elegant, hilarious trailblazing Jewish comedienne (who may or may not be a pretty lousy mom). With its incredible 1950s costumes and witty Jewish banter, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel stole our hearts completely when if first premiered in 2017. So, in honor of the best show us Jews… >> Read More
If you fertilized your egg in the early spring, then 'tis the season to start thinking of baby names! Not sure where to begin? As always, we here at Kveller have got your back.
To honor our most…favorite least important Jewish holiday, give your baby a Hanukkah-themed name! No, not like "applesauce" or "latke" (although, on second thought, those are pretty adorable names). From paying tribute to the Maccabee soldiers to honoring the fire that burns your menorah candles, here's an extensive list of Hanukkah inspired baby names. (But that's not all!… >> Read More
A baby's name is the first gift we give them, so it's important to be thoughtful about it. Sometimes, the perfect name is a short and sweet one — and it's surprising how much meaning a one-syllable…name can pack. (In fact, one of the Hebrew words for gifts is Shay, which is itself a beautiful, one-syllable name.) So if you're in the process of naming your child, or helping others with a baby name, I would encourage you to peruse this list of lovely one-syllable names. After all, everyone knows the best… >> Read More
Yesterday, actress Kate Hudson, 39, welcomed a daughter with her boyfriend, Danny Fujikawa.
In an Instagram post, Hudson wrote, "we have decided to name our daughter Rani (pronounced Ronnie) after…her grandfather, Ron Fujikawa. Ron was the most special man who we all miss dearly. To name her after him is an honor." The baby's full name, she revealed, is Rani Rose Hudson Fujikawa. Hudson is also mom to Ryder, 14, her son with ex-husband and Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson, and Bingham, 7, her… >> Read More