The Next Solar Eclipse in 2024: A Startling Message for the World

The mystical meaning of the next eclipse which is only seven years away.

The Solar Eclipse: A Jewish Message

The connection between covering our eyes when we recite the Shema and when looking at the eclipse.

On Sunday the Rabbi Disappeared

With no money or phone, for a few days Rabbi Ilan Feldman slipped off the grid to experience a nomad’s life.

The Alarming Rise of White Supremacy in America

The violence in Charlottesville didn’t originate in a vacuum.

Dear Emuna: I Can’t Stand My Neighbor’s Loud Dog

Plus practical advice to a daughter whose aging father has moved nearby and is suddenly very dependent on her.

9 Ways to Discourage Your Teens from Swearing

Practical ideas to help your teens tame the swearing habit.

Tainted Money

The cashier insisted that I keep the extra change found in the coin dispenser.

Australia’s Refusal to Build Synagogue Victory for Terror

Calling it a potential terrorist threat, an Australian court ruled that a proposed shul is too dangerous to be built.

A Moment of Silence in Public Schools

One Hasidic Jew’s campaign to replace prayer with a moment of silence is gaining traction and making a difference.

Facing the Future without Fear, Together

Three ways we can move from the politics of "me" to the politics of "all of us, together."

Dear Emuna: I Hate Summer!

Help! I miss the routine, I miss knowing when bedtime is, I miss having a little time to myself.

Never Judge, Never Assume

Can we ever walk in someone else’s footsteps?

13 Reasons Why Pushback

By committing suicide, Hannah Baker took the selfish route that hurt many people, most of all herself.

British Hero Cop who Saved a Jew in Jerusalem

Det. Sergeant Richard Burgess fought off three Arabs who were attacking a Jew and nearly lost his own life in the process.

The Most Important Speech Ever Given by a French President on Anti-Semitism

President Macron equated anti-Zionism with anti-Semitism and said Jew-hatred wasn’t born with the Vichy regime, nor did it die after the liberation of France.

Canada's Multi-Million-Dollar Pay-Out to a Terrorist

Omar Khadr confessed to throwing the grenade that killed an American soldier.

Raising My Daughter with Autism

Light it up blue is just one month. Living with autism is all year.

Life Unexpected: Losing My Mom

My mother chose to meet death in her own way.

The Portuguese Consul who Disobeyed Orders to Save Jewish Lives

Aristidies De Sousa Mendes paid a heavy price for his moral courage.

Orthodox Jew & Patriot of the American Revolution

Mordecai Sheftall is one of the greatest American patriots you’ve never heard of.

Dear Emuna: Married Lonely Hearts Club

Advice to two wives who, for different reasons, feel lonely at home.

The Murder of Otto Warmbier

Yes, he was a Jew. But he was killed because he was an American.

A Meaningful Retirement

Help! My retired husband is driving me crazy.

Exposed

The road to securities fraud is paved with good intentions.

Involuntary Manslaughter through Words

A recent, precedent-setting case shows how words can literally kill.

(Not) Dressed for the Prom

What message are we giving our daughters when we pay for revealing dresses that objectify their body?

The Blessing of Failure

If we learn from an experience, there is no such thing as failure.

I Am Not My Disability

Despite being a diabetic paraplegic, I view myself as a healthy person. Why?

Surprising Jewish Origins of Six Common Sayings

You’ll never see these expressions in quite the same way again.

Mikvah Dreams

Going to the mikvah became an obsession. I wanted in even if I didn't know why.

Mental Illness: Tragic, Not Shameful

My brother-in-law was just shy of becoming a chess Grand Master when mental illness reared its ugly head.

Harvard Rescinds Acceptances for 10 Students for Obscene Comments

The university’s controversial decision is teaching an important lesson about the consequences of our words.

Abortion in Jewish Law

The traditional Jewish view does not fit conveniently into the major "camps" in the current debate.

Helping My Unhappy Sister

How can I prevent my sister from engaging in self-pity and help her be more grateful?

Religion in the Age of Disrespect

Shavuot, commencement and the reason for two tablets.

Terrorism Persists because It’s Been Rewarded

The international community has rewarded terrorism while punishing those who try to fight it by reasonable means.

How You Can Deal with Pain

Six things we all can do when faced with a painful situation.

Talking to Our Children after Attack at Ariana Grande Concert

Terror just hit home. Here’s how you can help your children.

How the Associated Press Cooperated with the Nazis

When the Nazis asked them to fire Jewish employees and hire only Aryans, the AP agreed.

Doctor in Disguise

Our doctor was gruff and impatient. Then I overheard him talking to his wife.

Jihad in Denmark

Muslim organizations and imams are not condemning the imam who preached murdering Jews.

10 Little Known Facts about Einstein

Including what he considered to be his greatest day.

Changing vs Accepting My Husband

Empathy? You knew who I was when you married me.

Freezing My Eggs

Single, 36, and planning for motherhood.

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