‘Same Person, Different Package’

A mother and son share their story of unconditional love

Cancer Drove a Mother and Daughter Apart, and Brought Them Back Together

Facing serious illness, Alice Eve Cohen welcomes a ghost into her life in her new memoir, ‘The Year My Mother Came Back’

Meeting Judge Judy—America’s Jewish Mother

TV’s most popular judge always reminded me of my mom. Last year, the two ‘no-nonsense broads’ met in person and hit it off.

A Seder of My Own

After my mother died, I made Passover just the way she did—until, drawing inspiration from Purim, I made my own tradition

The Last Jewish Mother on Television

‘The Big Bang Theory’ marks the end of an era. But Asian-American mothers may pick up where Jewish mothers left off.

How Motherhood Changes Mother’s Day

My mother and I used to be at each other’s throats; now everything is different

Imagining the Lives of the Jewish Mothers Behind Famous Jews

How Jewish moms might have put their kids on the path to greatness—perhaps unintentionally

Jewish Mothers vs. Mothers Who Happen To Be Jewish

‘The Jewish Daughter Diaries’ paints an often-predictable portrait of Jewish moms. My own family’s history is more complicated.

‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Will Make You Feel Better About Your Mother

Behind the voodoo of TV’s witchy-est show, schlock therapy that could come back to haunt you

Why I Waited To Have Children: A Meditation on the Myth of Selfless Jewish Mothers

My husband and I wanted kids. We just didn’t want them now. But the longer we delayed, the more we risked missing our chance.

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