Two Jewish women-both in their twenties--look back.


The articles in this special section:

A Kashrut of Families

by Shala Erlich

Erlich struggles with her own elaborate rules, like separating milk and meat in a kosher kitchen, for how to make sure there’s minimal mingling. Her own wedding is the litmus test for how well she’s doing.

A “Happy” Divorce

by Ilana Kramer

Recalling strife-free “family” vacations with both her (not-yet-remarried) parents, Kramer may be the embodiment of the kid who is blissfully blind to the conflicts that fractured the family in the first place. Then her mom weighs in.