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Understanding Anti-Semitism Today Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

In any given period of history, anti-Semitism is justified by culture’s highest source of authority. Today that is human rights.

How to Build a Happy Second Marriage

How to Build a Happy Second Marriage

What a remarried couple needs to know to start their blended family on the right foot.

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro Without Hands and Feet

Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro Without Hands and Feet

Kyle Maynard’s courage to live with no excuses demonstrates the sukkah mindset.

Simchat Torah: Just You and MeEditor's Pick

Simchat Torah: Just You and Me

Amidst all the dancing and revelry, we realize just how alone we are with God.

Holding onto Joy: Celebrating Simchat Torah


Five ways that the Torah brings us joy.

Life's Most Important App

Appreciating more with less.

Under the Nose of the Inquisition

In 1603, imprisoned for secretly practicing Judaism, Sebastian Rodriguez built a sukkah.

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A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People


From an early age, I asked God, “Why was I created a Muslim?”

Small Town, Big Moment: A Yom Kippur Story

I was named after my great grandfather. Now I know why.

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

The key to letting go of the hurt and truly forgive.

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Happiness: The Three S’s of Sukkot


Three tools for attaining more happiness.

Kabbalistic Secrets of Sukkot

Exploring the inner depth of the Talmudic tale about a King and his cup of wine.

Sukkot: The Dual Festival

An in-depth exploration of Sukkot and its focus on Jewish particularity and universality.

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Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize


Kudos to the Swedish Academy for their bold and wise decision to honor a man who "created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science

Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.

Men are from Weekday, Women are from Shabbat

Judaism, Shabbat and the feminine mystique.

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Sukkot: Elevating the Physical


How to inject meaning and purpose in your holiday while shopping and cooking.

A Tangy, Delicious Sukkot

Here are some of my family’s favorites for the holiday of Sukkot.

Menus for Before and After Yom Kippur

Tips and recipes for eating well before and after the fast.

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7 Things to Let Go in Dating


Common obstacles on the road to finding your soul mate.

When Do I Tell Him?

How to share sensitive information to your date.

How to Make Online Dating Effective

Help! I don’t know how to take things to the next level.

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The Orthodox Jewish Dating Web Series


“Soon by You”, a web series about the New York dating scene, is turning heads.

Looking for Lulavs

Ever wonder what it's like to buy a lulav and etrog in Jerusalem? Wonder no more!

Jtube: The Jim Gaffigan Show: Trial by Social Media

Why to people judge others so harshly on social media?

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Change Your Legacy

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What do you want to be remembered for?

Yom Kippur: The Three Levels of Forgiveness

How to truly forgive someone who has hurt you.

Rosh Hashanah: Can’t Stop the Feeling

Justin Timberlake, celebrating the new year and the joy of being Jewish.

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Stack the Odds: Yom Kippur


How do we increase our chances for a good judgment on Yom Kippur?

Yom Kippur: Confession and Redemption

Understanding the function of verbal confession in the teshuva process.

Vayelech 5777

A primer for Yom Kippur.

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Transcendence and Oneness


Kurt Vonnegut and encounters with the Infinite source of existence.

Conversion and Love

My boyfriend is an observant Jew, I want to convert, and my mother is freaking out.

6 Constant - #3 - God Is One

Life is full of distractions from the underlying reality of God's existence.

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