Filling My Father's Chair

It seemed unthinkable that my father's chair could ever be filled by anyone else. But Someday came sooner than we expected.

The Jewish Ethicist - Anti-Aristocracy

Understanding the Torah's obligation of tithing. It's more than fighting poverty.

Man of Science, Man of Faith

Religious inquiry and scientific investigation can complement each other.

The Harry Potter Sensation

Why everybody's wild about Harry.

"Flying Imams" and Reichstags

"If you see something, say something." Prudent action or racist fear-mongering?


Thou shalt not vacuum thy fellow.

Quo Vadis Vatican?

Reviving the Latin mass without first eliminating the anti-Jewish language gives tacit encouragement to those who wish to return to the demonization of Jews.

Avoiding the M-Word

Denial is a luxury we cannot afford.

Moral Relativism and A Mighty Heart

Moral relativism died with my son Daniel Pearl, in Karachi, on January 31, 2002.

Wanted by the FBI

Meet Rabbi Cary Friedman, consultant on spirituality to the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit.

The Land of Lost Luggage

Your wandering suitcase does end up somewhere.

Goodbye to the Children I Never Had

How can I say goodbye when I never even had the chance to really say hello?

A Flawed "Mighty Heart"

The film's message is antithetical to the real meaning of Daniel Pearl's murder.

Human Shields

Innocent children die. Whose fault is that?

Just Ask

Great discoveries often begin with a question.

The Naked Truth

Is photographer Spencer Tunick serving the advancement of society?

The Jet Set Kids

Would you send your 8-year-old to camp via a private jet?

The Jewish Ethicist - Bank Error

Can I keep the money the bank mistakenly deposited into my account?

A Beggar and a Man

I've carried an idea of him in my mind. Who, for him, was the young girl with scorn in her eyes?

Grains of Sand: The Fall Of Neve Dekalim

A moving book that allows us to feel the pain of the Gush Katif residents who were exiled from their homes.

Now I am the Patient

It will only take one person to save my life. Could it be you?

Shavuot: Coming Together

Once upon a time, the Jewish People were really unified.


In her life and work, Ayaan Hirsi Ali personifies the central challenges of our times.

Partial - Birth "Abortion"

Do you know what act the law is addressing?

Hero at Virginia Tech

Professor Liviu Librescu, a Holocaust survivor, was shot as he shielded the classroom door so his students could safely escape.

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