Tamar Fox

Writer, Editor, Project Manager

Read Tamar's Non-Fiction Writing 

Discovering Suriname's Jewish Past--and Present, The Washington Post

Choosing to be a Foster Mom, in Lilith Magazine

Low-Touch Parenting, in Lilith Magazine

When Your Work Crowds Out Your Actual Life, in Lilith Magazine

Traveling Through Time, The Jerusalem Post

Pay to Pray, Tablet

Of the Books, Tablet

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Read Tamar in Kveller

The Best Time I Thought I Saw Michael Jordan, The Hairpin

Buy No Baths at Camp


It's bath time at Max's house, and he's cranky about it. He grumbles that he'd rather be back at summer camp, because "there are no baths at camp!" His mom is skeptical, so Max narrates a week of activities. From rock climbing to art class, marshmallow roasting to canoeing, there is plenty of messy fun, but no nightly bath. The week's only shower comes in preparation for Shabbat, as the children first clean up the camp and then scrub themselves in preparation for a day of resting, singing, and stories.

Fiction at Jewrotica


Three of Tamar's stories have been published on JewroticaReal Israelis tells the story of a seminary girl in Jerusalem falling for an Arab-Israeli cab driver. Just One Kid centers on two sisters, one struggling with infertility while the other enjoys her newborn son. Permanent explores the life of a woman who left her religious upbringing to become a tattoo artist.