In life no one's a benchwarmer, and other key lessons from baseball.
A new book looks at Jewish themes in the stories of popular superheroes.
The Man of Steel has always been Jewish, and in his newest film, Superman returns to his roots
The controversial book highlights the fundamental differences between Judaism and Roman Catholicism.
What is the film "March of the Penguins" really about? A penguin speaks out.
The matriarch of the Jewish people embodies the opposite of typical daytime TV fare.
A Hollywood screenwriter brings to life his ailing son's vision: young-adult fiction that conveys good values.
The Academy Award-winning film forces us to assess the value of life amidst a shattered dream.
We have relied for too long on people disaffected with the Orthodox world to produce an "Orthodox literature" that verges on caricature.
There's a little bit of Judah Maccabee in the Academy Award nominated film, "The Incredibles."
The metamorphosis of Ahuvah Gray, a black American who was once a Christian minister and is now an Orthodox Jew.
Years of heartbreak, disaster, close-calls, cosmic blunders -- and the people still had hope and hung on.
The creator of a Jewish superhero comic book series weaves a web between Spider-Man 2 and Broadway's Fiddler on the Roof. Fasten your seatbelts…
A unique novel captures Jerusalem's hidden world of matchmaking and Torah learning.
A well argued, fast-paced, and engaging book offers an authoritative and provocative portrait of one of the most controversial leaders of the 20th century.
Jerusalem and the Divine Presence in a flurry of color and movement.
Mel Gibson has a responsibility to make a movie that does not contribute further to a legacy of pain and suffering.
An award-winning Israeli book that recounts a rabbi's experiences in the Yom Kippur war strikes a chord in both secular and religious society.
The illuminated manuscripts of Michael and Danielle Chouraqui.
Precious tales that give us a peek in to a world of devotional beauty that focuses on kindness.
Spider-Man mirrors the consciousness of Jewish activists. So says the creator of a Jewish superhero comic series.
Hollywood may not produce films with these superheroes, but the appearance of any of the following individuals would be greatly appreciated.
Written in 1963, the words to this song are still relevant.
Bill Bennet's new book, "Why We Fight", is must reading for these tumultuous times.
Evil and the cultural significance of Tolkien's masterpiece.
In sports and in life, the whole is greater than the sum of the parts.
Born to great wealth, Roy Neuberger spent his youth and early adulthood in a frustrating search for meaning in life. Until he began to explore Judaism's spiritual life.
A new film examines the dichotomy of the Orthodox homosexual.
America's favorite pastime may never be the same again. What's even worse, it may always stay the same.
In "My Sister, the Jew," an African-American minister shares her astonishing spiritual journey to Judaism.
Do you know what your kids are watching in the newest PG-13 films?
A popular novel characterizes the founders of the Jewish people as full of intrigue, lust and deceit. Should that bother us?
As the Maccabiah Games open in Israel, we are reminded of the days when -- believe it or not -- Jewish players dominated pro basketball.
A new book accuses Israel of deliberately attacking an American ship in June 1967.
Might there actually be a message in this Academy Award-winning movie that I could agree with?
Golf is a model for life. It is a game in which you play against the fiercest most vicious opponent that exists -- yourself.
The movie "X-Men" describes a group of mutants who are rejected by the rest of humanity. For me, it hit very close to home.
As a Jew, I could not help but reflect on the contrasting attitudes between Judaism and the world of Harry Potter towards this epic struggle.
There's something in the air. The crack of a bat, a deep line drive -- and the beauty of being a Jew.
"American Beauty" is the big winner at this year's Oscars. What is the real beauty that is the subject of this enigmatic film?
The guests aren't the only fools: You can actually feel yourself getting dumber when you watch humiliation fests like "Jerry Springer Show".
What's really behind television's newest phenomenon? Regis Philbin & Co. are offering us lots more than money. Viewer beware.
One man's self-delusion shows up the human weakness to see what one wants to see.
This year, the Superbowl taught the world a great Jewish lesson -- that destiny can rest in the hands of one person.