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Menashe: The Hollywood Hasid

Menashe: The Hollywood Hasid

Hasidic actor Menashe Lustig tells his unlikely story – going from grocery clerk in Borough Park to critically acclaimed actor.

On Sunday the Rabbi Disappeared

On Sunday the Rabbi Disappeared

With no money or phone, for a few days Rabbi Ilan Feldman slipped off the grid to experience a nomad’s life.

How to Really Grow During the Month of Elul

How to Really Grow During the Month of Elul

No one can help you grow unless you take responsibility for yourself.

Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Three points on why anti-Zionism is inherently anti-Semitic.

ABC's of ElulEditor's Pick

ABC's of Elul

The last month of the Jewish calendar is actually the most important – serving as preparation for the High Holidays.

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder


In 1865, one southern woman overlooked the deep divisions of war and saw her fellow Jew, not an opponent.

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.

MacGyver and the Jews

There is always a way.

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Off the Grid: Joshua Safran’s Childhood Was Nothing like Yours


One boy’s improbable journey from witches’ commune to Jerusalem.

4 Elements: Jewish Personality Typing

Getting to know the most fascinating person in the world – yourself.

My Sudden Hearing Loss

My summer of unexpected challenges and heartfelt kindness.

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The Alarming Rise of White Supremacy in America


The violence in Charlottesville didn’t originate in a vacuum.

Dear Emuna: I Can’t Stand My Neighbor’s Loud Dog

Plus practical advice to a daughter whose aging father has moved nearby and is suddenly very dependent on her.

Ten Commandments of Social Media: How to Harness Its Power

And avoid the pitfalls along the way.

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My Amazing Payback for Keeping My Big Mouth Shut

Everyone has one great airline story. Here’s mine.

Chicken Confidential: Great Easy-to-Make Recipes

Including sushi chicken, cashew chicken and beer-battered chicken strips with potato waffles.

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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.

Preparing Yourself for Marriage

A practical, insightful guide for singles.

Not Feeling It, Should I Break Up?

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

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A Jewish Twilight Zone


A Jewish event planner hankers for Chanukah to last an entire year so she can throw lots of festive parties. And it does…

Jtube: Jackie Mason: The World According to Me

What causes people to hate?

Where to Take Your Jewish Date this Summer

For those committed to the Jewish faith, mini golf is the perfect date. We are good at it!

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Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen


Remembering one year since the tragedy. Rachelle Fraenkel's inspiring message to the Jewish people.

Rosh Hashanah: The Tipping Point

Make this Jewish new year extraordinary.

Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines

How preconceived notions cause baseless hatred.

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How to Give to Others


Understanding the needs of others and trying to fulfill them.

Re'eh 5777

10 Things you can Do to Prepare for Rosh Hashanah

The Limits of Grief

Judaism and striking the right balance of grief.

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Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science


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

17. Tzitzit

How to gain some meta-physical "fringe" benefits.

Miracle of Israel #15 - UN Partition Plan

World powers endorse the formation of a Jewish state.

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