It’s that time of year again. The time where we look back and reflect on the past year–the ups and downs, the hardships, the joys. For us, we’re taking this time to highlight the articles our readers read the most. Some of them hit on sensitive, controversial topics, while others provided humor, snark, and comfort.
We’re so grateful for you, our dear readers. You’re what keeps our Kveller heart beating throughout the year.
Take a moment to read (or reread!) our top posts from 2015:
“Get ready to get mad at me.”
“When you think of Barbie, you probably don’t think of feminism or female empowerment. If anything, you probably think of all the ways Barbie reinforces unhealthy stereotypes about women’s bodies.”
“It’s pretty annoying when someone writes something anti-Semitic. But imagine how much more annoying it is when it’s someone you like.”
“At least, he inadvertently did.”
“My father died…He had been in hospice for two months.”
“Jesse Kaufman received a lot of money for his bar mitzvah, but instead of squirreling it away or spending it on himself, he decided to do something even better.”
“It’s something that I, as an OB/GYN, hear almost daily in my clinic: “I’m sorry.” That’s right, my patients apologize to me.”
“Out of the corner of my eye, as I was pushing my cart with my shrieking 3.5-year-old to our car in 86 degree heat, I saw you watching me.”
“In the New York Times, Michael Paulson reported on the “Pay What You Want” model some synagogues are implementing to reduce the financial barrier to membership.”
“We took my daughter to her 15-month check up.”
“You’re going to have to make peace with the fact that I just can’t call you very much (read: hardly at all) for the next…I don’t know how many years.”