At the last moment my son backed out of going on a Birthright trip to Israel. I’m furious.
We are admonished to be extra sensitive to and solicitous of widows. But are we?
Help! She’s given up her girlfriends and wants to forgo her rare scholarship and switch schools to be with him.
The focus on sales and consumption is eroding the meaning of Thanksgiving.
Let’s stop putting pressure on ourselves in areas that don’t really matter.
I’m expected to cook and host and no one helps. Gratitude is the last thing I’m feeling on Thanksgiving.
Yes kids are the priority, but don’t use that as an excuse to get out of your commitments.
My husband has addiction and anger issues. What’s best for my kids: stay with him or divorce?
This old blind man knew the entire Torah by heart. I know the words to “The Beverly Hillbillies.”
My husband doesn’t know when to keep his mouth shut and has alienated friends and family.
We all make mistakes. But we don’t have to keep making the same mistake.
Are we fulfilling our mandate to be a “light unto the nations”?
What do you focus on when you wake up in the morning: blessing or lack?
My husband wants me to join him at a business-related party, I want to stay at home to complete my work.
Don’t wait for your spouse to give you what you need.
Practical suggestions on how to prepare for Yom Kippur.
Am I working to avoid facing issues in my marriage?
When we hear the shofar, all distractions fade away. It’s our moment to choose life.
My dear friend remains single and alone, while a former adulterous friend is remarried and expecting. How’s that fair?
Visiting Wannsee gave me a far deeper appreciation of Israel.
She took the texting scourge into her own hands. Let’s follow suit.
One Jewish mom in LA is waging a campaign to stop people from texting while they drive. It’s catching on.
Many couples divorce because “we just grew apart.” It can happen to any of us if we’re not careful.
Aloof and rude, I think my self-respect demands that I distance myself from my husband’s sister.
I was blown away by her extraordinary act; she didn’t think it was even praiseworthy.
My son’s school wants him to tattle on his friends or be expelled. What should we do?
Stop coddling your children. They need to experience struggle and rejection.
One way to deepen your sense of compassion and empathy.
Help! My mother-in-law is taking over my life and my husband doesn’t care.
Studies show that giving kids chores is key to their personal growth.
My daughter has run off and my son-in-law won’t let me see my grandsons. Should I continue to help them out?
My mother scheduled plastic surgery to improve her appearance. My father and I think she’s making a big mistake.