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Jerusalem Mayor a Hero

Jerusalem Mayor a Hero

He ran out of his car and apprehended a terrorist. A timely Purim lesson.

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Salomon Says
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Not Kosher

The tale of the treif turkey.

Revisiting Hamentashen

Revisiting Hamentashen

Delicious crust, fillings and a Purim surprise.

Archeology & Jewish Life in Ancient Babylonia

Archeology & Jewish Life in Ancient Babylonia

An exciting exhibit presents direct evidence of the Jewish community in Babylonia right before and after the destruction of the First Temple.

Bibi’s Breach of ProtocolEditor's Pick

Bibi’s Breach of Protocol

Echoes of Queen Esther who broke protocol in the face of an Iranian threat to destroy her people.

Jordan’s “Disproportionate Response”

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No people threatened by an aggressor and fighting for their existence has been vilified for using their full forces to prevail, except Israel.

Terror in Copenhagen

Jews in Europe are once again targets, this time in Copenhagen.

Mocking the Holocaust

There is a recent trend to trivialize and mock the Holocaust through art. What’s behind these shocking depictions?

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Five Strategies for Increasing Happiness

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It's the time of year to increase your level of joy. Here's how.

People of Substance

Responding to difficult challenges.

Michael Jackson and My Yarmulke

I told the King of Pop that he wasn’t the King of the universe.

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Muslim Ring of Peace

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Over 650 young Muslims have volunteered to guard Oslo Synagogue on Shabbat in support of the Jewish people.

Severing Contact with Divorced Sister-in-Law

Our brother demands that we end our relationship with his first wife. None of his siblings want to.

Europe Needs to Confront its Anti-Semitism

After Copenhagen, here are the next steps I wish Europe would take.

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On Airplanes and Being

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The last bastion of quiet, wifi and cell phone-free space.

A Zesty Purim

Jazz up your Purim meal with these extra fun dishes.

Shiny and Bright

What do you have on your fridge door?

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Self-Confidence and Dating

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Attaining the self-assurance you need to achieve true intimacy with another person.

5 Things Not to Compromise While Dating

Staying true to yourself while dating.

Shedding the Mask

Making ourselves vulnerable with the relationships in our lives.

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Kingsman: The Secret Service

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Mathew Vaughn’s new film has at its core the message that “Manners maketh man”. Or, to put it into Jewish terms, “Manners maketh mensch.” A surprisingly fitting Purim message.

ManSpeak Vs. WomanSpeak 2

Men whatever you do, never tell your wife that her clothes look, or her food tastes “fine.”

Jtube: Jackie Mason on the Dean Martin Show

What responsibility do you as a citizen feel that you have to support your government?

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Salomon Says
Not Kosher

Not Kosher

The tale of the treif turkey.

On Airplanes and Being
Mom with a View

On Airplanes and Being

The last bastion of quiet, wifi and cell phone-free space.

People of Substance
Lori Almost Live
People of Substance

People of Substance

Responding to difficult challenges.

Purim Animated

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Watch the Purim story come alive.

Stepping Up

Purim and your unique role in life.

Crash Course on Purim

A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.

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The Roots of Gossip

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Putting others down to boost yourself up.

Holy Clothing

Exploring the deeper significance behind the priestly garments.

Tetzaveh 5775

A short primer on Purim.

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ABC's of Purim

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Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.

Kabbala #1: What Is Kabbala?

Kabbala is the Torah's expression of the way the world works. Removed from its source, it's a lot of rubbish. (First in a series.)

The Origins of Life

One reason why I know there is a God active in our world.

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