My father’s family is squarely Ashkenazi, but it’s my mother’s side that passed down this recipe for Jewish Apple Cake. Why did my Italian-Armenian grandmother have a so-called “Jewish” recipe on a yellowed 3” x 5” notecard?
Got a question? Fill out this form to submit your anonymous question to be answered in a future column. Dear Miriam, Sukkot is almost over, and I have thus far […]
Mom was ill, possibly dying. I was 40 and newly married, pregnant with our first child. I knew I couldn’t understand what she was going through, and wondered – what would have been like to talk about our shared heritage or discuss faith?
A hugely important part of new relationships is figuring out what activities you enjoy together. Another aspect is figuring out how you talk about areas of life where you don’t necessarily see eye to eye.
June is Pride Month, which is an extra special opportunity to let the people WE love who identify as LGBTQIA+ know that we love them no matter who THEY love. […]
I discovered that kids aren’t the only ones without manners – there are plenty of adults who could use a refresher on this subject.
We are all working together, finding a balance and all of us continue to support one another.
I thought parenting was easy. Until I had kids.
Tips for what to do when a beloved family member passes away.
A reminder that when life gets rough, it’s okay to lean on someone else