Tova Ross

Being a Present Parent While Falling Apart

March 24, 2015, by

I expected a lot difficult things in advance of getting divorced at age 28, as the mother of two small children. I expected my 5-year-old would have an adjustment period acclimating to life in two separate households, and I predicted lonely nights and holidays when my children were with their father, awkward looks from people

Meet the Woman Who Keeps Tootsie Rolls Kosher

November 10, 2014, by

If you keep kosher, and enjoy eating a handful of Tootsie Rolls or drinking a tall glass of Gatorade, you have Phyllis Koegel to thank. As marketing director of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division, Koegel is charged with convincing companies of the financial and commercial benefits of going kosher—and getting the OU symbol, the most

My Road to Adulthood

August 28, 2011, by

Conquering her fear of freeway cruising is this soon-to-be-mother’s rite of passage into maturity.

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