Tamar Fox

Tamar Fox is an associate editor at MyJewishLearning.com. She has an MFA in fiction writing from Vanderbilt University, and a BA from the University of Iowa. She has worked as the editor of the religion blog at Jewcy.com, and is on the Editorial Board at The Jew and the Carrot. She spent a summer as a fellow at Yeshivat Hadar, and was a Senior Apprentice Artist for four years at Gallery 37 in Chicago.


Articles by Tamar Fox

Keeping Kosher Chaos

There are a dizzying array of symbols found of food packaging that indicates something is certified kosher.  Everything from the ...

Win $500 At Interfaithfamily.com!

Head over to Interfaithfamily.com to take a survey about your Hanukkah/Christmas celebration plans and you could win a $500 American ...

Religion and Atheism on Mass Transit

The British Humanist Association is getting ready to run some ads on London buses that reassure those who have lost ...

Favorite Jewish Shots and Cocktails For Simchat Torah

Wednesday is Simchat Torah, which generally means dancing around with the Torah, watching little kids wave some flags they made ...

Go To Shul, Rock Your Report Card

A recent study at my alma mater, the University of Iowa (go Hawks!), concludes that teenagers who go to church ...

Do I Really Have to Market Reading To You?

I got waaaay behind in some of my RSS feeds in September, so I just saw this AdFreak commentary on ...

Re-Greening Sukkot

(Cross-posted at The Jew & The Carrot)I love sukkot, but one of the things that has always frustrated me about ...

Kugels and Chulent Only!

Over at Jewlicious Y-Love alerts us to a bizarre new modesty issue in the haredi community: an unnecessarily wide variety ...

Angelina Jolie Stars In: The Bible

There’s a new Bible on the market, and while it doesn’t have the awesome JPS translation going for it, it ...

Celebrate Yom Kippur With Jewish Athletes

For reasons that aren’t totally clear to me InGameNow decided to take Yom Kippur as an opportunity to list their ...