There's some exciting celebrity baby news: Kate Hudson, Jewish actress and mom of two, is now pregnant with her third child — and it's girl! The newest addition will be joining Hudson's two sons,…14-year-old Ryder from her first marriage to Chris Robinson and 6-year-old Bingham with former fiancé Matt Bellamy. Hudson revealed the happy news in a video she posted on Instagram, where she and her family popped four black balloons to show pink confetti and balloons coming out. It seems like this pregnancy has definitely taken some physical… >> Read More
By now, everyone knows interior designer power couple Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent welcomed their second child, son Oskar Michael, on March 26 via surrogate. The Los Angeles-based couple just…revealed why they named their son Oskar, and it's not just because it's an adorable name. The backstory behind the name is heart wrenching and will make you feel all of the feels. Jewish dad Berkus opened up about who the namesake is for Oskar: his former partner Fernando Bengoechea who died in the 2004 Sri… >> Read More
Jewish dad Nate Berkus and his husband, Jeremiah Brent, just welcomed a baby boy into their family. The interior design power couple — the hosts of TLC's Nate & Jeremiah By Design — are…already parents daughter, Poppy, 3. Oskar Michael was born at 8 pounds, 2 ounces. The proud dads announced his birth Wednesday night on Instagram. Berkus wrote how full of joy they are (and um, look at those delicious toes!): It is with so much love that we welcome Oskar Brent-Berkus to our family. We have waited… >> Read More
Yes, I'm Jewish. And I love it. But I also have some serious Easter candy envy.
I still remember one glorious Passover seder as a kid, when, as a prize for finding the afikomen, my grandfather…gave my sister, my cousins, and me a Cadbury Creme Egg. In my childhood mind, this was infinitely cooler than the silver dollars he usually gave us. The years (um, make that decades...) ticked by. My love of candy continued unabated; meanwhile, I grew up and started hosting Passover seders of my own. Both scarfing… >> Read More
I was plugging some upcoming work travel into my Outlook calendar two weeks ago when it suddenly dawned on me: Passover was seriously soon.
Like any other busy working couple, I didn’t call my…husband. Instead, I shot him a message reminding him that Friday, March 30 was the first night of Passover, and that we’d have to hit the butcher so I could make my great-grandmother’s brisket — a tradition my entire family looks forward to. A few minutes, later I got a response: “OK … but the… >> Read More