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  • The new Jewish mother

    By Amy Klein

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Rae Drazin never wanted to be a "stereotypical" Jewish mother who "overindulges her children, is self-sacrificing and overly protective." So Drazin worked full-time while she raised three children. She participated in their lives, but also made a point of encouraging them to be...
  • Helicopter parents: Jewish mothers go airborne

    By Ronda Fox

    May 10, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Consider this description from Wikipedia: "a person who pays extremely close attention" to her children and rushes "to prevent any harm from befalling them or letting them learn from their own mistakes, sometimes even contrary to the children's wishes."

    Consider further this...