Fathers

The cavernous void after losing a loved one

I flew out to be with my dad in early August after his wife of 36 years suffered a debilitating stroke. Two weeks later he died.

30/09/2021
Pride flag raised over the Israeli Foreign Ministry, June 21, 2021.

What are politicians saying about High Court approval for LGBTQ surrogacy?

"To be a parent is a basic right and there is no reason to prevent me from exercising that right with a surrogate in Israel," MK Eitan Ginzburg said.

11/07/2021

A father's legacy to his children

More than an inheritance, “Dad” left us with a heritage of commitment to kin and community – and of modesty.

By RICHARD SHAVEI-TZION
12/06/2021

MDA medic instructs husband through baby's delivery over the phone

"It was a special moment, but I hope it's a once in a lifetime experience," the new father said.

The life and death of an extraordinary ordinary man

Alvin Thomas Feldman danced as he lived.

By YAKIR FELDMAN
02/07/2020
BEST OF friends: The writer, aged seven months, with her dad.

Father's Day: Transferred to a different department – and a higher place

We were kindred spirits in many ways.

By AVIVA JOY ROSSMAN
18/06/2020
THIS WAS Joe Opas, the gardener.’

Celebrating Father's Day: Dad’s garden

Our garden, in the seaside suburb of St. Kilda, was completely haphazard and at the mercy of nature.

Yair Bernstein has been posted jokes for his Chicago neighbors throughout the pandemic quarantine.

This Israeli’s daily ‘dad jokes’ are making his Chicago neighbors laugh

“I would like to be a millionaire just like my dad. He also wanted to be a millionaire"

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
04/06/2020

A prayer for my late father: Eulogy for Yoav Botach

He will now be, as Jewish tradition maintains, of the first to greet the Messiah and the first to rise in the resurrection of the dead.

 Actress Mayim Bialik arrives at the 21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California

Mayim Bialik: Everything I’ll never know because my father died

The punctuation is this: Your father is dead. He is never coming back. You won’t ever know the things you don’t know and you can’t unknow the things you do.

By MAYIM BIALIK/JTA
08/10/2019
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