Mothering and Smothering

Ironically, in trying to become a more “natural” mother, as advocated by “Blossom” actress Bialik in “Beyond the Sling,” I would become a stereotypically overprotective Jewish mother.

Martyr in Waiting: End of a Hunger Strike

If Palestinian operative Adnan was a significant figure in the West Bank and was detained because of his danger to Israelis, was it ethical for Israel to capitulate to his demands and agree to release him?

The Child Who Does Not Know

As we unpack the Passover boxes, I know there will be items I will find myself holding in wistful silence. And I will shed more than a few tears preparing for another Passover without him.