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Ryan Lochte's Non-Apology

Ryan Lochte's Non-Apology

Judaism and the lost art of true repentance.

30 Strangers at a Funeral

30 Strangers at a Funeral

A group of Jews perform the ultimate kindness for a woman who was going to have no mourners at her funeral.

5 Destructive Ways to Date

5 Destructive Ways to Date

What is your motivation for dating?

How Judaism Took Me Out Of My Depression

How Judaism Took Me Out Of My Depression

Converting to Judaism had an unexpected side effect: my depression became much less prominent in my life.

My Non-Jewish BoyfriendEditor's Pick

My Non-Jewish Boyfriend

If I was never going to intermarry, why was I seriously dating a non-Jewish, bona fide heartthrob?

Sarah Zoabi: Proud Muslim Zionist


One Arab Israeli woman’s fight against radical Islam and the high price she pays for speaking her mind.

Jews in the Wild West

10 surprising facts about Jews in the American Frontier.

The Promise: Ilan Ramon & the Holocaust Torah Scroll

From the concentration camps in Germany to far away in outer space, a mini-Torah allows a young boy to keep his promise to his rabbi and his faith.

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Stuck at the Airport and Loving It


A very effective tool on how to handle stress.

African-American, Christian, Witch, Jew

In the shadows of slavery, one girl’s persistent questioning leads her on a relentless search for truth.

10 Ideas Judaism Gave the World

Some revolutionary concepts found in the Torah.

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Waitress in Tears


We all have the ability to light a person’s soul.

The U.S. Election is Straining our Marriage

Help! We're on different sides and things are starting to get hostile.

Near Death

Remembering that the small things aren’t so small.

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Breaking Negative Cycles in Marriage


Don’t let the past rule your response to the present.

Back to School: 4 Ways to Ease the Transition

How to navigate this tricky time of year.

My Boring Bucket List

If it’s not going to appear on my tombstone, it’s not going to appear on my bucket list.

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself after a Date


Some practical guidance for clarifying your post-date thoughts and feelings.

A Non-Jew Seeks Advice

The Jewish man I broke up with is furious, but I don’t want an interfaith marriage.

Dating with Dignity

5 ways to infuse your dates with the respect you both deserve.

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Sweet Memories of Sweet Potato Pie


Why I deserve the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jewish Traffic Signs

Let’s make traffic signs that we Jews can understand!

Jtube: The Lucky Iron Fish

What is the best way to introduce new ideas to people?

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Fill the Void: A Tisha B'Av Message


What is the meaning of the 9th of Av today?

Tisha B'Av: The Root of Destruction

The meaning behind the tears.

All for One

Tisha B'av and the secret of Jewish unity.

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The Spirituality of Listening


Sometimes hearing is believing.

The New Normal

Open your eyes.

Loving Father

Why God is referred to as our father, not our grandfather.

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Kippah: A Blessing On Your Head


It is perhaps the most instantly identifiable mark of a Jew. When and why do we wear a kippah?

The Meaning Of Life

Until you know what you are willing to die for, you have not yet begun to live.

Jewish Genes

There is now new and exciting DNA evidence for common Jewish origin -- not just among Cohanim, the Priestly Class, but among Jews scattered all over the globe.

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