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The Distasteful Holocaust Ice Dance Routine

The Distasteful Holocaust Ice Dance Routine

“Not one of the six million danced and a concentration camp is not a summer camp.”

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Forgiving Ralph Branca

Forgiving Ralph Branca

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Why the infamous Brooklyn Dodger pitcher, who recently passed away, didn’t deserve all that hatred. And the surprising Jewish connection.

The Greatest Gift You Can Give: An Amazing True Story The Greatest Gift You Can Give: An Amazing True Story

The Greatest Gift You Can Give: An Amazing True Story

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And it doesn't cost a penny.

Thanksgiving Quiz

Thanksgiving Quiz

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How much do you and your family know about Thanksgiving?

The Three Greatest Mistakes People Make About Love

The Three Greatest Mistakes People Make About Love

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No one falls out of love.

Put On Some Lipstick and Look Alive

Put On Some Lipstick and Look Alive

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Sage words from my grandmother, a Holocaust survivor.

My Son’s Suicide

My Son’s Suicide

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Don’t reduce my bright, witty, loving son who struggled with mental illness to details of his death.

Abraham’s Emoji: A Post-Election Message

Abraham’s Emoji: A Post-Election Message

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Don’t let your differing values cloud the desire to see the good in others.

Moving Beyond the Election: 5 Ways to Erase the Bitterness

Moving Beyond the Election: 5 Ways to Erase the Bitterness

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How we can come together and move past the hatred and rancor that have marked the past year.

Mel Gibson: No Apology, No Forgiveness

Mel Gibson: No Apology, No Forgiveness

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The disgraced director isn’t expressing remorse for his anti-Semitism. He just wants us to forget about it and move on.

The Chafetz Chaim & the Upcoming Election

The Chafetz Chaim & the Upcoming Election

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If only the two candidates would have taken the great rabbi’s lesson to heart.

One Hour at Wal-Mart

One Hour at Wal-Mart

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What I learned in 60 minutes at Life's SuperStore.

Coming to Grips with My Anxiety Disorder

Coming to Grips with My Anxiety Disorder

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

Living to 120

Living to 120

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Quality is more important than its quantity.

Cool Girls

Cool Girls

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

Yom Kippur and Baseball's Greatest Comeback

Yom Kippur and Baseball's Greatest Comeback

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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

Wells Fargo and Taking Full Responsibility

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

The Smartest Kid in the Room

The Smartest Kid in the Room

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

Jose Fernandez’s Untimely Death: A High Holiday Message Jose Fernandez’s Untimely Death: A High Holiday Message

Jose Fernandez’s Untimely Death: A High Holiday Message

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Live each day with passion.

Rejecting $3 Billion from Facebook Rejecting $3 Billion from Facebook

Rejecting $3 Billion from Facebook

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

The Brownlee Brothers’ Incredible Triathlon Finish

The Brownlee Brothers’ Incredible Triathlon Finish

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And a lesson from the sounding of the Shofar.

Moving into a Religious Community

Moving into a Religious Community

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

Take Mental Illness Out of the Closet

Take Mental Illness Out of the Closet

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

Remembering 9/11: Five Important Lessons

Remembering 9/11: Five Important Lessons

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Because those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it.

The Serpent Crawls; We Don’t

The Serpent Crawls; We Don’t

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

When is the Last Time You Had Goosebumps?

When is the Last Time You Had Goosebumps?

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Inject some awe into your life.

Travis Rudolph and How Small Acts Can Make a Huge Difference

Travis Rudolph and How Small Acts Can Make a Huge Difference

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

Colin Kaepernick and Standing Up for America

Colin Kaepernick and Standing Up for America

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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

Me and the Burkini Debate

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

Ryan Lochte's Non-Apology

Ryan Lochte's Non-Apology

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Judaism and the lost art of true repentance.

Waitress in Tears

Waitress in Tears

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

Near Death

Near Death

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Remembering that the small things aren’t so small.

The Olympics’ Jewish Message

The Olympics’ Jewish Message

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What a difference a fraction of a second makes!

Think

Think

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Are you a victim of the Abilene Paradox?

Glamorizing Hitler

Glamorizing Hitler

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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.

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

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

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Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat shares some security advice.

The Olympics and Palestinian Hate

The Olympics and Palestinian Hate

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

My Non-Jewish Boyfriend

My Non-Jewish Boyfriend

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If I was never going to intermarry, why was I seriously dating a non-Jewish, bona fide heartthrob?

The Pope in Auschwitz

The Pope in Auschwitz

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God has given the Jewish people the grace to cry.

Frederick Weller’s Last Call

Frederick Weller’s Last Call

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

I Learned More at McDonald's Than at College I Learned More at McDonald's Than at College

I Learned More at McDonald's Than at College

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

Judaism's Guidelines for Voting Judaism's Guidelines for Voting

Judaism's Guidelines for Voting

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4 guidelines the Torah gives for choosing great leaders.

The Morning After the Election

The Morning After the Election

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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.

When the Victims of Terror Are Not Jews

When the Victims of Terror Are Not Jews

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

The Terrorist Attack in France

The Terrorist Attack in France

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

Carnage in Dallas

Carnage in Dallas

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

Elie Wiesel's Love of America

Elie Wiesel's Love of America

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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

Elie Wiesel Changed My Life

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

Three Keys to Loving Your Job

Three Keys to Loving Your Job

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

Wheelchair Envy

Wheelchair Envy

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I wish people would realize my child is mentally ill and is not going to grow out of it.