The writer and director of Groundhog Day passes away, leaving behind a legacy of funny, thoughtful films.
Rabbi Meir Schuster introduced me to the beauty of Shabbat in Jerusalem. I never got the chance to thank him.
She was a lot more than a famous actress.
Yulia Lipnitskaya’s Olympic performance: breathtaking or bad taste?
11 questions for you and your spouse to discuss after watching a rom-com.
Making Shabbat dinner does not have to be daunting. Here are my favorite short cuts.
The best response to anti-Semitism is to deepen your pride in being Jewish.
How to use this unique period for spiritual growth.
2013 was a busy news year in the Holy Land. Here are some less-reported stories you might have missed.
Jeff Aeder, the owner of Chicago’s hottest kosher restaurant, donates all the profits to charity.
Hamas leader seeks medical care for granddaughter in the Jewish state he hopes to destroy.
Such a mistake should be unthinkable to make in the first place.
Arab children are still being taught to hate and destroy Israel.
The company inadvertently reminds us the meaning of the holiday.
Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.
Confronted with difficult situations too hard to face? Just blame the Jewish state.
What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.
How our body’s reaction to hearing the shofar’s blast primes us for real change.
Elul, Ashton Kutcher and an unlikely source for teen advice.
Dustin Hoffman would never have given Tootsie a second look.
Efraim Zuroff wants the world to know that injustice won't be tolerated.
How Nazis evaded justice with the help of the Vatican and the Red Cross.
The National Spelling puts its spotlight on Yiddish. Is it a dying language?
The terrorist invoked the Torah’s principle “an eye for an eye” to justify his violence. He’s tragically misguided.
Sometimes very smart people do very dumb things.
Charles Ramsey’s past doesn’t negate the heroism he showed in rescuing Amanda Berry.
Early childhood is a great time to expose our kids to Jewish education. The results can last a lifetime.
An exclusive interview with the head of emergency medicine at Mass. General, and the Israeli doctor who trained them.
Cut him some slack. How many other pop stars are spending their free time learning about the Holocaust?
Elwin Wilson, a former KKK member, apologized for his racist past.
According to latest research, Shabbat improves mental, physical and emotional health.
Winds of change are blowing through the Middle East. Check your knowledge of recent events.
2012 was a busy news year. Here are some less-reported stories you might have missed.
Talking to your kids about the Connecticut school shooting.
Kate Middleton's nurse and the unpredictable consequences of one’s actions.
Advice to Nick Crews, the disgruntled father who publically blasted his kids for their failures.
Ideas for bringing Jewish values into your celebration.