The greatest enemy of civilization is appeasement to evil.

Sony's Capitulation
Is America letting the terrorists win?

Anorexia and My Need for Perfection
I had to be the skinniest, the prettiest, and the smartest. Otherwise, I was nothing.

Harry Potter and Jewish Values
News of a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts reminded me of 5 Jewish values reflected in the series of books.

Harvard & SodaStream
Harvard’s president stops an anti-Israel boycott against SodaStream.

Fleeing the Hijab
As a Jewish girl living in Iran I was enraged that I was forced to wear a hijab. I was determined to attain freedom.

Gossip & Capitulation
Two lessons from the Sony debacle.

Lights: An Inspiring Hanukkah Music Video
Candlelight burning so bright. You can’t ever take my light.

Hanukkah: Fighting the Darkness with Light
The Hanukkah battle isn’t over. We fight with light.

The Friday Night Shabbat Dinner Experience
A great way to kindle Jewish continuity.

Hanukkah and Hope
Yes, the world is dark but we have the power to light it up.

Merry Shpitzvinkel!
How my father’s journey from Santa Claus to a gift-lugging dog in a drainpipe led me to Judaism, sort of.

Chicken Soup for Your Health
Your bubby was right! Scientific studies reveal the medicinal benefits of chicken soup.

Three Pillars of a Loving Relationship
Healthy habits for building healthy relationships.

Visiting Israel for One Day
Three reasons why everyone should grab the opportunity if they can.

Liana's Story
A terrible accident in Israel transforms a couple's life.


Salads for the Main Course
Add some excitement to your salad palate!

Next Jewish Holiday

December 17 - December 24, 2014
Hanukkah, The Holiday of Lights -- celebrating the miracle of a little oil that lasted eight days, and continues to illuminate our lives to this day.