Amy E. Schwartz on Jewish mothers
YOU NEVER CALL! YOU NEVER WRITE!
A History of the Jewish Mother.
By Joyce Antler.
Oxford Univ. Press.
321 pp. $24.95
How many Jewish mothers does it take to change a light bulb? “None—I’ll just sit here in the dark.” How does a Jewish mother call for help in an emergency? “Help—my son the doctor is...