Jewish Journal

Michael Levin

  • Hoo-wah!

    February 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Memo to first-time fathers: If your baby is crying, she's probably wet.

    Or tired. Or hungry. Or angry. Or confused about what's happening in the big, new, strange world she lives in.

    Unless it's something else.

    My daughter is seven months old now, and she has the poise of a prom...

  • Daddy Track

    November 2, 2000 | 7:00 pm

    My daughter turned 4 weeks old today. She has never heard of the State of Israel, the book of Deuteronomy, Albert Einstein, Shawn Green, Joe Lieberman, the Holocaust, Golda Meir, Yasser Arafat, the Western Wall, God, or, I suspect, her father.

    It's such an extraordinary thing to hold...

  • Daddy Track/We’re No Angels

    October 12, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    What does it mean to be a Jewish father? If you're from a religious Jewish background, you know just what to do. You basically raise your child the way you were raised.

    What if you aren't all that thrilled to be Jewish? You might say what my buddy said when his first son was...