What Made America Great in the First Place

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik’s new lecture series offers insights into the Jewish ideas that influenced America’s founders.

Babatha & the Role of Women in the 2nd Century

Exploring the mysterious 2nd-Century find in the Cave of Letters.

Sports, Politics and Our Search for Meaning

When sports and politics become a distraction from the real challenges in our lives.

Au Pair in the Home: Should I Trust My Husband?

I’m not sure I want a young, attractive woman as a fixture in our home. Am I being paranoid?

Stop Saying "It's Broken"

Broken implies that fixing something is hopeless. More often than not, that’s not the case.

I Don't Know a Single Person on this Earth Anymore

Too many elderly people have no real relationship with their grandchildren. They are completely alone.

Germany Remains Deeply Anti-Semitic

How anti-Semitic is Germany today? A Holocaust survivor stuns German TV viewers with her candid answer.

Physician Burnout

Depression and burnout are common amongst doctors. Here’s why Maimonides and I buck the trend.

Whitewashing Evil: Poland’s New Law about the Holocaust

The country can’t whitewash its guilt of complicity and the guilt of joining in the evil all around them.

Time of Death

You never know when could be the last time.

Revlon Award Winner has History of Anti-Semitism

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh endorsed blood libels against Jews and 9/11 truther conspiracies.

Erasing Hate: Corey Fleischer’s Battle against Anti-Semitism and Hate

With graffiti-removal tools in hand, one Canadian is starting a movement to improve the world.

How Would You Spend Your Last 38 Minutes?

You don’t have to be from Hawaii to live like you were dying.

Why You Should Quit Social Media

Debunking the common arguments against leaving social media.

One of the Greatest Jewish Philanthropists You Never Heard Of

Julius Rosenwald, the Jew who created over 5000 schools for African Americans across the US.

Losing Faith

My son has a chronic disease and is becoming bitter. How do I help him?

Montecito Mudslides: When the Loved One that Died is a Place, Not a Person

My hometown looks like a battlefield and I lost a part of myself.

Smartphones and Kids: Harmful Effects and What to Do About It

Recent research on the impact of smartphones on children and how we can realistically protect them.

A Jewish Perspective on the Feminine

A fascinating analysis of Judaism’s perspective on the nature of the masculine and feminine.

The Physician-Assisted Suicide of My Sister’s Friend

An elderly, paralyzed woman choosing death has shocked and saddened me.

A Boy Who Saved 17 Lives Gets a Big Surprise

Virgil Smith, 13, heroically trudged into the Hurricane Harvey flood waters with an air mattress to transport his stranded neighbors to safety.

The Great Recession

Sometimes we need to be reminded why we're given wealth.

Trophies are for Winning

Should kids be given trophies for playing sports, even when they don't win? Former Olympian and LA Galaxy soccer star Cobi Jones thinks they’re destructive.

Why I Don't Touch Girls

Being religious as a teenager in today’s world.

Former Facebook Exec: Social Media is Ripping Society Apart

The short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops we’ve created are destroying how society works. No civil discourse, no cooperation; misinformation, mistruth.

My Life, Disrupted

I went from over-achiever to someone absorbed with medical issues mourning the life I’ve lost. How do I move on?

Plea-Bargaining and Jewish Law

It’s surprising how many innocent people confess to crimes they didn’t commit. This can’t happen in Jewish law.

A Simple Casket

An expensive coffin is a distraction. Our love is not measured by how much money we spend on the casket.

Was Alexander Hamilton Jewish?

An interview with Prof. Andrew Porwancher, a history professor at Oklahoma University, who thinks the founding father was, in fact, a Jew.

Winston Churchill: Three Definitive Ideas that Changed the Course of History

A new film delves into the pivotal role the great leader played in stopping Hitler.

Modest Fashion Is All the Rage: Can the Trend Last?

Women today are declaring their need to feel more protected and more empowered through clothing that covers more than it reveals.

Conduct Unbecoming: Society Is No Longer Willing to Tolerate Sexual Harassment

Men abusing their power to exploit women is not new. What's new is the huge shift in society’s refusal to look the other way.

Mazel Tov Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Five things we can learn from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s engagement announcement.

A Dry Run with Death

A practical, 12-point checklist to prepare for the inevitable.

A Nazi in the Family

Three years ago I discovered that my grandfather was a member of the SS and arrested for crimes against humanity.

Dear Emuna: How Do I Fulfill My Wife’s Needs?

I provide her with everything but it doesn’t seem to be enough!

Questions to Ask at Your Thanksgiving Table

Avoid toxic holiday arguments about politics and other divisive issues with these fun questions that will spark interesting discussion with friends and family.

The Teacher on Ritalin

My love/hate relationship with that little pill.

Celebrating Thanksgiving Every Day

Rabbi Menachem Nissel on the joy of appreciation and an easy guide to gratitude.

Germany Caves in to Kuwait Airlines’ Hateful Discrimination

The airline’s refusal to fly Israelis is discrimination, pure and simple, and has no place in the free world.

A Real Estate Brokerage Embodying Jewish Values

Anthony Marguleas’ real estate company donates 10% for every home sold. He wants others to do the same.

Baseball Player & Spy

Moe Berg was a second-rate baseball player but a first-rate spy for America and its Allies.

Larry David’s Tasteless Holocaust Joke

When does humor cross the line from clever and incisive to inappropriate and offensive?

Charles Aznavour and His Family Saved Jews during the Holocaust

They hid a number of Jews in the Paris apartment, at great risk to their lives.

Delta Flight 15

An amazing, true story about a plane that was forced to land in Newfoundland on 9/11.

Smartphones’ Negative Effects: A Summary of the Latest Comprehensive Research

The key findings, links to further information, and concrete suggestions on how to limit the damage.

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