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The Jezebel Restaurant Debate

The Jezebel Restaurant Debate

Should Kosher supervision have the power to reject a restaurant’s name?

3 Keys to Self-Esteem

3 Keys to Self-Esteem

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How to nurture self-esteem in your kids and yourself.

Where Have All the Lawyers Gone?

Where Have All the Lawyers Gone?

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Applications are way down. Do you care?

Compassionate Love

Compassionate Love

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Small acts, big love.

Surprise, Surprise!

Surprise, Surprise!

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It’s not always a great idea to surprise someone.

Purim: Chance or Divine Plan?

Purim: Chance or Divine Plan?

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Why isn’t God mentioned in the Book of Esther?

Upside Down Purim

Upside Down Purim

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Has Yaakov Salomon lost his mind?

Punk Rocker for the Day

Punk Rocker for the Day

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Purim allows us to drop our fears and be vulnerable.

The Great Facebook Bribe

The Great Facebook Bribe

Should a parent bribe a child not to use Facebook?

Embarrassing Our Children

Embarrassing Our Children

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Humiliation is never an effective parenting tool.

Hearing Sirens

Hearing Sirens

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There’s a reason you’re hearing that ambulance. Stop and get its message.

Remembering the Columbia Disaster

Remembering the Columbia Disaster

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One troubling moral dilemma remains…

A Special Bat Mitzvah

A Special Bat Mitzvah

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A great idea that should be part of everyone’s celebration.

Buy Local

Buy Local

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If Jews don’t support each other, who will?

It’s Not about Lance Armstrong

It’s Not about Lance Armstrong

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Don’t let his doping and lies allow you to become cynical and bitter.

Anti-Muslim Marketing

Anti-Muslim Marketing

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Anti-Muslim ads fill the NYC subways. Good idea?

Pleasure’s Price Tag

Pleasure’s Price Tag

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Would you want to live life experiencing no pain?

Twin Brothers Put to Death

Twin Brothers Put to Death

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The slippery slope of euthanasia. A shocking case.

Contempt in Marriage

Contempt in Marriage

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This most destructive trait can also be insidious.

Three Tips on Raising Teenagers

Three Tips on Raising Teenagers

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Feel their pain, don’t ride their drama, it’s not going to last.

Buddy, Can You Keep It Down?

Buddy, Can You Keep It Down?

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Is there a nice way to tell strangers to be quiet?

Destined for Divorce?

Destined for Divorce?

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It’s in our power to transform our marriage.

Torah: Ahead Of Its Time

Torah: Ahead Of Its Time

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The best-selling, revolutionary self-help book of all time.

My Integrity Challenge

My Integrity Challenge

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How far does honesty go?

Taylor Swift’s Wisdom

Taylor Swift’s Wisdom

I ask myself: What will my kids think?

3 Ways to Make Your Marriage More Vibrant

3 Ways to Make Your Marriage More Vibrant

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Simple, effective tools that really work.

My Vote for Jew of the Year

My Vote for Jew of the Year

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A rather surprising selection.

The 24-Hour Rule

The 24-Hour Rule

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Waiting to respond makes an enormous difference in all of our relationships.

1-800-God Part 4: Say Thank You

1-800-God Part 4: Say Thank You

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God sends us gifts every day, and they come with a card.

Facebook Overexposure

Facebook Overexposure

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Facebook poses a serious threat to our character.

Jewish Person of the Year

Jewish Person of the Year

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Who has contributed the most to the Jewish people this year?

1-800-God Part 3: Just Ask

1-800-God Part 3: Just Ask

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God wants you to ask. There's nothing too big, there's nothing too small.

My Half-Marathon

My Half-Marathon

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What were my daughter and I doing in Las Vegas walking the Strip until we were bone-weary tired?

Battle of the Bulge

Battle of the Bulge

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Is it okay to tell your friend to lose weight?

1-800-God 2: Why Praise God?

1-800-God 2: Why Praise God?

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God doesn’t need the ego stroke.

Hanukkah: Why 8 Days?

Hanukkah: Why 8 Days?

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The special meaning of the number 8 in Judaism.

Hanukkah’s Message of Hope

Hanukkah’s Message of Hope

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After hurricanes and financial stress, Hanukkah comes to dispel the darkness.

1-800-God, 1: Use God’s Name

1-800-God, 1: Use God’s Name

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Recognize there is a God and talk to Him.

Mrs. Petraeus

Mrs. Petraeus

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What has happened to the power of sisterhood?

Playing God

Playing God

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How far would you go in using medical technology to enhance your life?

Hanukkah: A Time to Fight

Hanukkah: A Time to Fight

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Jewish history teaches that there are times we need to stand up and fight.

World Opinion & Israel

World Opinion & Israel

How much does it really matter?

Manicures for Israel

Manicures for Israel

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It’s not as silly as you think.

Take Off the Training Wheels

Take Off the Training Wheels

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Gaining Jewish literacy requires pushing beyond your comfort zone.

The Petraeus Profile

The Petraeus Profile

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How we can understand why this happened.

Judging Petraeus

Judging Petraeus

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Don’t sit in self-righteous condemnation. We could all make the same mistake.

Thanksgiving: I’m an American!

Thanksgiving: I’m an American!

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Why I made this fateful decision.

Pictures Don't Smell

Pictures Don't Smell

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Finding a way to help Sandy’s victims.

Sandy: A Lesson in Empathy

Sandy: A Lesson in Empathy

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Visiting the east coast, I was jolted out of my complacency and lack of sensitivity.

Who’s Your Rabbi?

Who’s Your Rabbi?

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Why everyone needs to choose a rabbi for guidance.

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