The Chicago Cubs’ Curse

The team hasn’t won a World Series in 108 years. Is it really due to a curse, as many people believe?

Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize

Kudos to the Swedish Academy for their bold and wise decision to honor a man who "created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition."

The Most Important Interpersonal Skill

How to work on being a better person this New Year.

Manhandling My Kids

My husband has been violent with our children. How do I stop his abhorrent behavior?

Living to 120

Quality is more important than its quantity.

Men are from Weekday, Women are from Shabbat

Judaism, Shabbat and the feminine mystique.

Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science

Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.

Cool Girls

They say you never really leave high school. I think you can.

Coming to Grips with My Anxiety Disorder

Suffering from panic attacks and depression, I felt like I was turning into a monster. What was happening to me?

Yom Kippur and Baseball's Greatest Comeback

An inspiring lesson from the manager of the St. Louis Cardinals who beat impossible odds to win the World Series.

Wells Fargo and Taking Full Responsibility

The confession “I take full responsibility” should not become a meaningless expression that makes a mockery of repentance.

The Smartest Kid in the Room

It’s not our gifts that make us who we are; it’s how we use them that truly matters.

Rejecting $3 Billion from Facebook

What one 23-year-old can teach us about vision and passion.

Take Mental Illness Out of the Closet

One in 25 Americans live with a serious mental illness, 9 times more than people who have cancer.

Moving into a Religious Community

For years our fears and comfort prevented us from selling our home to move into a more vibrant Jewish community.

The Serpent Crawls; We Don’t

Evil crawls toward us, but we can choose to use our legs and run away.

Mean Teacher

I have a teacher who is so mean to me! What should I do?

Travis Rudolph and How Small Acts Can Make a Huge Difference

Our seemingly small actions aren’t so small after all.

Colin Kaepernick and Standing Up for America

Despite your grievances with the country, refusing to stand for the national anthem is no way to advance a cause.

Me and the Burkini Debate

As France debates the Islamic-style burkini, I’m delighted with my choice to wear modest swimwear.

Waitress in Tears

We all have the ability to light a person’s soul.

The U.S. Election is Straining our Marriage

Help! We're on different sides and things are starting to get hostile.

Ryan Lochte's Non-Apology

Judaism and the lost art of true repentance.

Near Death

Remembering that the small things aren’t so small.

The Olympics’ Jewish Message

What a difference a fraction of a second makes!

My Husband Doesn’t Compliment Me

Should I give up on hoping for spontaneous compliments? Is this a man thing?

Why Being an Orthodox Jewish Mom Makes Me a Better CEO

Sarah Hofstetter is not your typical ‘ad man.’

What the World Can Learn from Israel After the Wave of Deadly Attacks

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat shares some security advice.

The Olympics and Palestinian Hate

Chairman of the Palestine Olympic Committee applauds terror attacks and denounces games that bring Arab and Jewish kids together.

The Pope in Auschwitz

God has given the Jewish people the grace to cry.

I Learned More at McDonald's Than at College

College taught me that my feelings are more important than anything. Working at McDonald's taught me that serving others comes first.

Frederick Weller’s Last Call

Jeff Jacoby’s tribute to his father-in-law, a volunteer fireman for over 60 years, who recently passed away.

Judaism's Guidelines for Voting

4 guidelines the Torah gives for choosing great leaders.

Glamorizing Hitler

Fighting “Hitler Chic” isn’t just an issue of taste. It’s protecting the dignity of the six million Jews murdered and battling resurgent anti-Semitism today.

The Morning After the Election

Like it or not, Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be elected the 45th president of the United States of America. Here’s how we can prepare.

Work and Having Children

My husband and I want to start a family but we both love our intense jobs and neither one of us is ready to give our job.

When the Victims of Terror Are Not Jews

The terrorism of Nice and the world's select outrage.

The Terrorist Attack in France

It seems that nowhere is safe. How do we live in these times of uncertainty?

Carnage in Dallas

The shooter had connections with a radical group that promotes violence against white people and Jews.

My Hateful Father

My father is constantly disrespecting me and refuses to get help.

Elie Wiesel's Love of America

He never forgot his American liberators, and never stopped loving the country that gave him a second lease on life.

Elie Wiesel Changed My Life

The Nobel Prize winner has died at the age of 87. His passion for life and Judaism left its indelible mark on me.

My Overly Sensitive Husband

My husband is very sensitive and gives comfort to others in pain. But he takes things too personally and can fly off the handle.

Three Keys to Loving Your Job

70% of Americans hate their job. Here’s Judaism’s formula for loving your work.

Miracle on the Hudson

What was Captain Sully thinking as he calmly landed that plane on the water, saving everyone on board?

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