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Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?

Joan Rivers: Can We Talk?

She used her acerbic wit to defend Israel and the Jewish people.

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The Real Robin Williams

The Real Robin Williams

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We never really knew him.

Robin Williams and Us

Robin Williams and Us

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A self-proclaimed “honorary Jew,” the comic genius will be missed.

Is this Nike Video Anti-Semitic?

Is this Nike Video Anti-Semitic?

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Animated soccer stars compete against evil clones who wear uniforms bearing a logo that looks like the Star of David.

The Wisdom of the Rolling Stones

The Wisdom of the Rolling Stones

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5 Jewish lessons from the world’s greatest band.

Fighting Cancer through Comics

Fighting Cancer through Comics

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A widow gives hope to children fighting cancer with a unique graphic novel that contains Jewish themes.

Noah à la Hollywood

Noah à la Hollywood

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The movie is a distortion of the Torah.

Why We Love Zombies

Why We Love Zombies

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The undead remind us of what it means to be human.

"The Secret" Revealed

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God as a cosmic bellhop.

Harold Ramis’ Search for Meaning

Harold Ramis’ Search for Meaning

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The writer and director of Groundhog Day passes away, leaving behind a legacy of funny, thoughtful films.

Nazi Collaborator or Hero?

Nazi Collaborator or Hero?

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Claude Lansmann’s film, The Last of the Unjust, explores the moral ramifications of Benjamin Murmelstein’s pact with the devil.

Skating to Schindler’s List

Skating to Schindler’s List

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Yulia Lipnitskaya’s Olympic performance: breathtaking or bad taste?

Laughing with the Kabbalist

Laughing with the Kabbalist

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An Orthodox woman’s unusual encounter with a kabbalist lays the groundwork for her thriller novel just published by the New York Review of Books

Touching Lives through Music

Touching Lives through Music

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Making a difference in people’s lives is more inspiring than any song.

Klezmer’s Virtuoso

Klezmer’s Virtuoso

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Patience and perseverance: Andy Statman’s journey through Judaism and music.

Superman & the Jewish Mission

Superman & the Jewish Mission

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We all want to live in a world where goodness triumphs over evil.

Les Misérables and the Bible

Les Misérables and the Bible

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Reconciling God’s attribute of Justice with Mercy.

Stevie Wonder Scorns the IDF

Stevie Wonder Scorns the IDF

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Pop star stands on the “wrong side” of history.

The Kabbalistic Life of Pi

The Kabbalistic Life of Pi

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The surprising Jewish connection hidden inside the bestselling book and new film.

Wistrich on

Wistrich on "The Left, the Jews and Israel"

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Why so many Jewish socialists abandoned their people and heritage.

Dark Knight Rises

Dark Knight Rises

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Unfortunately, tragedies happen. But we must rise again and find a way to grow.

The Gift of Rest

The Gift of Rest

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A review of Sen. Joe Lieberman's book on rediscovering the beauty of the Sabbath.

John Lennon and the Jews

John Lennon and the Jews

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Falling in love with Judaism.

Von Trier's Cannes Controversy

Von Trier's Cannes Controversy

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Does art stand apart from the artist? What if the artist is Hitler?

Managing Justin Bieber

Managing Justin Bieber

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Scooter Braun's Jewish values keep the teen celebrity grounded. An Aish.com exclusive.

God's Inception

God's Inception

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The Oscars, Judaism and the power of dreams.

Super Bowl Underdog

Super Bowl Underdog

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Why do we cheer for an incredible upset?

MTV's Skins Controversy

MTV's Skins Controversy

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Children today are like leatherback turtles lured away from the life-giving ocean by the glare of artificial lights.

Adventures in Pole Vaulting

Adventures in Pole Vaulting

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The winning mindset for athletes – and for life.

Josh Hamilton's Unity Lesson

Josh Hamilton's Unity Lesson

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The Texas Rangers offer lessons for achieving a common goal.

Of Faith and Fiction

Of Faith and Fiction

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Observant novelists go mainstream.

LeBronathon

LeBronathon

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How to hype up your life.

A Perfect Game

A Perfect Game

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Despite the umpire's botched call, Armando Galarraga pitched an exquisite feat in the game of life.

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker

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Do we have to risk our lives to feel alive?

Avatar: Bad Guys and Good Guys

Avatar: Bad Guys and Good Guys

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Whose side are you on now?

Avatar and the Jews

Avatar and the Jews

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The connections with Torah and Hebrew words are just too frequent and striking to be accidental.

Avatar

Avatar

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Surprisingly, James Cameron’s new blockbuster taught me a lot about myself.

Bungle In the Jungle

Bungle In the Jungle

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Delving into Jethro Tull's song on life.

Bernie & The Godfather

Bernie & The Godfather

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Two contemporary morality tales convey the same important message.

This Is It?

This Is It?

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Michael Jackson’s farewell movie is a hit, but it also provokes some difficult questions.

Diary of a Wimpy Writer

Diary of a Wimpy Writer

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Do you know what your child is reading?

The Jewish Haiku

The Jewish Haiku

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A creative writing class unexpectedly unlocks metaphysical mysteries.

A Serious Man

A Serious Man

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If only the Coen brothers were serious.

Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

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Quentin Tarantino's new movie made me wonder what Jewish "vengeance" should look like.

Soul Art

Soul Art

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Rabbi Yonah Weinrib has devoted his life to interpreting and portraying Torah through art.

1984 + 60

1984 + 60

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Orwell's warning is more urgent than ever.

A Revolution Named Zahra

A Revolution Named Zahra

by Kathleen Parker

In some parts of the world, a woman can be destroyed at a man's whim without consequence.

The Jewish Jordan

The Jewish Jordan

by NBC Sports

Israel's first observant pro-basketball player is on a mission.

Star Trek and God

Star Trek and God

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Sci-fi fun often ignores the tough questions about human existence.

Manny Ramirez, How Could You?

Manny Ramirez, How Could You?

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Simple actually. We do it ourselves all the time.

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