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Mourning What Could Have Been

Mourning What Could Have Been

Grieving the loss of potential new life connected me to mourning the destruction of the Temple.

13 Reasons Why Pushback
Q&A for Teens

13 Reasons Why Pushback

By committing suicide, Hannah Baker took the selfish route that hurt many people, most of all herself.

Non-Meat Recipes for the Nine Days

Non-Meat Recipes for the Nine Days

Here are some delicious menu ideas for the Nine Days that your entire family will enjoy.

Sometimes It Really Is Just a Phase
Mom with a View

Sometimes It Really Is Just a Phase

Don’t make a bad mood more than it is.

Swastikas in My City of BolognaEditor's Pick

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

Is Fascism quietly going mainstream again?

Joined by Tragedy: The Fogel and Salomon Families

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The author’s son Udi, daughter-in-law Ruth and three of his grandchildren were murdered by terrorists in Itamar in March 2011.

The Shabbat Massacre

Yosef, Chaya, and Elad Salomon lived for their spiritual heritage. Shabbat night they died for it.

The Meaning of Some Common Jewish Last Names

Some of these will surprise you.

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If There's a God, Why Is There Suffering?

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Jewish approaches to the age old question.

What Does It Take to be a True Hero?

An inspiring Charlie Harary video.

Stand Up Paddle Board and Facing Life’s Waves

Keep moving forward and don’t be afraid of the waves.

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British Hero Cop who Saved a Jew in Jerusalem


Det. Sergeant Richard Burgess fought off three Arabs who were attacking a Jew and nearly lost his own life in the process.

The Most Important Speech Ever Given by a French President on Anti-Semitism

President Macron equated anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism and said Jew-hatred wasn’t born with the Vichy regime, nor did it die after the liberation of France.

Canada's Multi-Million-Dollar Pay-Out to a Terrorist

Omar Khadr confessed to throwing the grenade that killed an American soldier.

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10 Guidelines for Healthy Discipline


How to administer effective discipline without hurting your child.

Ten Signs You’re Ready for Marriage

It has far less to do with age than it does with being emotionally ready for a lifelong commitment.

Energy Boosting Power Foods

These meatless, parve dishes are perfect for Shabbos, spring and summer, and are also great for the Nine Days.

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Guy Confessions: What I Want to Tell the Shadchan


Four points from actively dating dudes that could make Jewish dating even better.

Not Feeling It, Should I Break Up?

My rule of thumb: When in doubt, keep going out.

6 Mindsets for More Attractive Dating

How to reframe your thinking to reveal a better you.

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Jewish Summer Camp: Stuff No Parent Wants to Hear


”Sorry sport, but mom and dad are sick of having you at home.”

Jtube: Jimmy Kimmel Live: The Bar Mitzvah Party

Should Jewish role models take priority over non-Jewish ones?

Out of Towners

To New Yorkers, anyone from outside the Tri-State area is an “Out of Towner.” And we find your manners adorably considerate.

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Why Did Edward Reichmann Want to be Buried with his Socks On?

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The incredible story about the dying billionaire's odd letter to his family.

Holy Fire, Holy Music: The Piaseczna Niggun

A moving music video about the Piaseczna Rebbe, Rav Kalonymus Kalman Shapira.

Babylon: A Music Video

Imagine yearning for something 2000 years.

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The Price of Hatred


What is baseless hatred?

Devarim 5777

A Tisha B’Av primer.

The Leader as Teacher

No other book so encapsulates and dramatizes all the key elements of Judaism as a faith and way of life.

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Jews & Birthdays


Why I won’t be celebrating my birthday.

Suffering and Consolation: A Father's Perspective

My daughter's battle with leukemia taught me how to find consolation even in the midst of terrible pain.

Centrality of Israel

Why is Israel so important to Judaism, and why does the world pay it such an extraordinary amount of attention?

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