Bethany Mandel

Bethany Mandel is a stay-at-home mother and a writer on politics and culture. She is a Senior Contributor at the Federalist and a columnist at the Jewish Daily Forward. You can follow her on Twitter @BethanyShondark.

Articles by Bethany Mandel

As You Remembered Sarah

The Torah chronicles the pain of infertility — and the ongoing hope for a child.

The Call of the Void

The famed red heifer is a key part of a biblical purification process. But why do we need laws to create a system of purity and impurity in the first place?