Why did Hurricane Sandy suddenly turn average citizens into heroes?
Strengthening our spiritual muscles as preparation for Rosh Hashanah.
What will you leave behind: an inheritance or a legacy?
A look behind the new phenomenon of mourners for hire and friends for rent.
The doctor wasn’t smiling. “There’s no way I can sugarcoat it. You have a rare, fatal disease and there is no known cure.”
You don’t need to be religious to appreciate the dangers of the Internet.
Our greatest contributions to the world summarized in five words: memory, optimism, faith, family, and responsibility.
To be a Jew is to be a magnet for hatred, no matter how unjustified and irrational.
God may guarantee the survival of the Jewish people, but individually, the existential threat is alarmingly real.
The marriage crisis and why singles today don't want to commit.
Understanding the meaning of the Chanukah battle, a war unlike any other.
How to be happily married for more than 50 years.
Sukkot is here and the search is over.
Recognizing our shortcomings is the only way to achieve success in life.
We are not the ones who have the right to make that decision.
The doctor told me I had a fatal disease, and at age 77 I realized I'm actually going to die.
Our daily business ethics speak far louder than the words we utter in synagogue.
What makes the giving of the Torah so universally relevant and necessary?
Does art stand apart from the artist? What if the artist is Hitler?
Does Bin Laden's death bring a sense of closure? It better not.
Respect for royalty is a training ground for worship of the Almighty.
What could go wrong? The significance of unexpected events in history.
I'll never forget the moment I was just a prop used in a larger, cosmic drama.
How the country's turmoil resonates with a striking biblical parallel.
Israel has not forgotten the biblical message that even the mighty are culpable for their crimes.
Do the sins of the fathers get transmitted to the children?
The greatest challenge to our faith is not another faith, but faithlessness.
Does the fact that something is true always justify its being made public?
Why didn't God simply give the Jews an eight-day supply of oil?
I contacted the scammer in Nigeria who stole my email account and he actually replied.