Hardwired to Give

My work in social services has shown me that no matter how destitute and troubled people are, they have a burning desire to give.

Poland, Guilt and the Holocaust

Making it a crime to imply any Polish culpability for Nazi crimes denies the historical record.

Mein Kampf and Anne Frank's Diary

It’s no accident that the two books, epitomes of the depth of evil and the heights of virtue, are now in the public domain.

3 Ways to Stop Self-Pity

After all, pity is really just counterfeit love.

Oversharing

In Judaism, the more valuable and treasured something is, the more private and protected we keep it.

Better than Email

Making parenting a top priority.

Divorce or One Last Chance?

After moving out and initiating divorce, my husband is vowing to change. Should I give him another chance?

The Pajama Debate

A principal's request for mothers to stop wearing sleepwear while dropping off their kids creates a backlash. She happens to be right.

$360 Billion to Charity

The extraordinary generosity of ordinary Americans.

4 Best Ways to Help Lonely People

Loneliness is a very serious issue. Here's what you can do to help.

Henry Worsley & Risking It All

The British explorer died attempting to cross the Antarctic unaided. Was it worth it?

How Can I Make the World a Better Place?

There’s so much pain in the world. But I’m just a teenager. What can I do?

What's Your Uber Rating?

How Uber is motivating me to be a kinder person.

The Great Blizzard of 2016

New York is getting whacked! Who expected this?

Divorcing an Ailing Husband

My brother-in-law has a serious degenerative disease. After 30 years of marriage my sister wants to divorce him to continue to live her life.

Son of Saul

The director and lead actor of the award-winning Holocaust film are two Jews who are passionate about their people and history.

Why I Choose to Dress Modestly

While Victoria’s Secret Angels are free to go bare on the runway, am I no less free to cover up in public?

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Now you can actually hire a service and get someone else do it for you.

Jewish Time

If time is more precious than money, why do we treat is so cavalierly?

Top Five David Bowie Lyrics

The world will miss his eccentric, musical genius.

Powerball Mania

Why I bought a ticket and why you should too.

Republishing Mein Kampf

After 70 years, does it belong back on the shelves?

After the Death of My Son

Some do’s and don’ts for those of you who have good intentions but don’t know where to put them.

My Son’s Foolish, Immature Decision

At the last moment my son backed out of going on a Birthright trip to Israel. I’m furious.

Why the U.S. Ranks Only #15th Happiest Country

It all has to do with the Golden Triangle of Happiness.

Peer Pressure

Don’t let people pressure you into being something you’re not.

The Biggest Sports Mistake of the Year

The New England Patriots and listening to God's messages.

2015 Was an Awful Year? Look Again

Hard to believe but this year has been "the best year in history for the average human being to be alive."

Wishes are Not Resolutions

Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.

Happiness Amidst Tragedy

It’s been a difficult week. How do we deal with it?

The Disappointing Jedi

Why do the Jedi masters avoid taking responsibility to save the universe?

What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

The technology of distraction: a conversation with Nicholas Carr, bestselling author of The Shallows and Is Google Making Us Stupid?

Aish.com’s Top Articles & Videos, 2015

Enjoy the most popular articles and videos of the year.

Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe Gaffe

Lessons from the mindboggling mistake heard around the world.

Why are White Middle-Aged Men Dying More?

A shocking new study reveals why there’s an increase in mortality rates for the first time in 100 years.

Jewish Man Buys 400 U.S. Soldiers Dinner

At an airport in Ireland, Jewish philanthropist Shlomo Rechnitz performs an act of tremendous kindness.

Eagles of Death Metal Defies Terrorism

The rock band played in Israel and returned to Paris, demonstrating its courage and commitment to freedom.

Muslims and Jews Saving Each Other

10 true instances when Jews and Muslims – at times risking everything – saved each other's lives.

A Moment of Purity in San Bernardino

Hanukkah and the power of “I got you.”

My Daughter’s Boyfriend

Help! She’s given up her girlfriends and wants to forgo her rare scholarship and switch schools to be with him.

From Jediism to Judaism: Star Wars as Jewish Allegory

A look at some of the Jewish elements – coincidental or otherwise – of Star Wars.

The Adele Sensation

Does the superstar’s old-style elegance add to her allure?

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