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About the Author

Simcha Weinstein

Rabbi Simcha Weinstein is a best-selling author who recently was voted “New York’s Hippest Rabbi” by Channel 13 in New York. He chairs the religious affairs committee at Pratt Institute, and recently published the book, “The Case for Children: Why Parenthood Makes Your World Better.”

All Hail the (Baby) King!

All Hail the (Baby) King!

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Having children makes me one of today's radicals. At least I can count among my fellow “radicals” a future king and queen.


Superman: A Brief History

Superman: A Brief History

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Meet the Mensch of Steel.


The Kabbalah of Lego

The Kabbalah of Lego

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My son’s decision to move from Playmobil to Lego is a metaphor for our society. Really.


Extreme Sports: Jewish Style

Extreme Sports: Jewish Style

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A guide to upside down dreidel spinning.


7 Billion Is Not Enough

7 Billion Is Not Enough

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World population may have hit seven billion people, but here’s why we need more.


Patriot Games

Patriot Games

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Is Captain America too American?


Why I Didn’t Watch the Royal Wedding

Why I Didn’t Watch the Royal Wedding

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Let’s give William and Kate the best gift of all – the gift of privacy.


Inception: In Your Dreams

Inception: In Your Dreams

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The Kabbalah of Christopher Nolan’s new film Inception.


Is Spider-Man Jewish?

Is Spider-Man Jewish?

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Goldman, Lipman and Spider-Man: All Jewish names.


South Park, Serious Funny

South Park, Serious Funny

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Comedy Central muzzles free speech in fear of offending Islam.


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