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Civil Disobedience: Baltimore and the Bible

Civil Disobedience: Baltimore and the Bible

We must speak out against wrongs, but only justice – by way of justice – is legitimate.

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The Baltimore Riots: One Rabbi's Perspective from the Front Lines

The Baltimore Riots: One Rabbi's Perspective from the Front Lines

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Recent events have left many of us on-edge. Here's what we can do to help.

Under Siege in Baltimore

Under Siege in Baltimore

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Bombs in Jerusalem didn’t scare me. But these riots are different.

Robert Downey Jr.’s Awkward Interview

Robert Downey Jr.’s Awkward Interview

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The actor walked out of the interview teaching a valuable lesson about proper speech.

Believing Iran

Believing Iran

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Does Tehran mean what it says? Oh, yes.

Tortured in Iran

Tortured in Iran

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Ahmad Batebi bears witness to a brutal, untrustworthy regime.

A Nazi in the Family

A Nazi in the Family

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Three years ago I discovered that my grandfather was a member of the SS and arrested for crimes against humanity.

Slavery Today

Slavery Today

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Recognizing the reality of human trafficking this Passover.

The Violin that Witnessed History

The Violin that Witnessed History

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Violinist Bronislaw Huberman saved hundreds from the Nazis. The amazing story behind Joshua Bell’s priceless Stradivarius.

Bye Bye Batman

Bye Bye Batman

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I had no idea my comic collection would become so valuable.

Selma and the Jews

Selma and the Jews

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In our time of increasing anti-Semitism, understanding between blacks and Jews needs to be strengthened.

Netanyahu’s Churchillian Warning

Netanyahu’s Churchillian Warning

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Like Churchill, will Netanyahu also be ignored?

Where Have All the Good Jewish Women Gone?

Where Have All the Good Jewish Women Gone?

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Some women seem to be more interested in over-achieving than in maintaining a relationship.

Purim & the Dress that Took Over the Internet

Purim & the Dress that Took Over the Internet

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Appearances can be deceiving.

Muslim Ring of Peace

Muslim Ring of Peace

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Over 650 young Muslims have volunteered to guard Oslo Synagogue on Shabbat in support of the Jewish people.

Europe Needs to Confront its Anti-Semitism

Europe Needs to Confront its Anti-Semitism

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After Copenhagen, here are the next steps I wish Europe would take.

Brian Williams, Lying & the Media

Brian Williams, Lying & the Media

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Brian Williams is getting the condemnation he deserves. Why isn’t The New York Times?

ISIS and Book Burning

ISIS and Book Burning

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"I see parchment burning, but the letters are soaring free."

The Brian Williams Controversy

The Brian Williams Controversy

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The pressures of high-stakes entertainment news.

Where Have All the Good Jewish Men Gone?

Where Have All the Good Jewish Men Gone?

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Fear of commitment is exacting a steep price from both men and women.

Does God Care about the Super Bowl?

Does God Care about the Super Bowl?

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Doesn’t He have more important things to be worried about?

Auschwitz: Past and Present

Auschwitz: Past and Present

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Now is the time for every Jew to pledge active involvement in confronting the growing threat of anti-Semitism.

Charlie Hebdo: All Is Forgiven?

Charlie Hebdo: All Is Forgiven?

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Forgiving those who actively continue to seek your death is just another form of suicide.

The Paris Terror Attack

The Paris Terror Attack

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A long history of threats and violence, against Charlie Hebdo and other targets, has too often been minimized and ignored.

Aish.com’s Top Articles & Videos, 2014

Aish.com’s Top Articles & Videos, 2014

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Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.

One Stitch Closer

One Stitch Closer

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Get inspired by Veronika, CEO and founder of The Empowerment Plan, who empowers women to become more independent.

Sony's Surrender to Terror

Sony's Surrender to Terror

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The greatest enemy of civilization is appeasement to evil.

Sony's Capitulation

Sony's Capitulation

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Is America letting the terrorists win?

Anorexia and My Need for Perfection

Anorexia and My Need for Perfection

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I had to be the skinniest, the prettiest, and the smartest. Otherwise, I was nothing.

Rolling Stone’s Train Wreck

Rolling Stone’s Train Wreck

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Has the time come to give up on the ideal of objective, unbiased journalism?

In Search of a Kidney Donor

In Search of a Kidney Donor

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Time is growing short for Jeffery Borenstein.

Infertility Etiquette

Infertility Etiquette

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Becoming more sensitive and more aware of the pain couples struggling with infertility are going through.

The Ferguson Riots: A Non-Political Lesson

The Ferguson Riots: A Non-Political Lesson

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What is the connection between anger and looting?

To Be Free, Let Go of Hate

To Be Free, Let Go of Hate

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Straight talk in Britain's House of Lords.

Unprotected

Unprotected

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A college campus psychiatrist tells students everything they really need to know about intimacy.

Brittany Maynard’s Tragic Death

Brittany Maynard’s Tragic Death

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A Jewish perspective on assisted suicide.

John Galliano, Hear My Voice

John Galliano, Hear My Voice

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A message to the designer who was fired for his anti-Semitic rant and just lost his case for unfair dismissal.

Aspergery

Aspergery

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The derogatory term, used by an unnamed official in the White House, has no place in civil discourse.

Favor for a Dying Woman

Favor for a Dying Woman

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Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Tricia Somers asks her nurse for a huge favor. An incredible true story.

Time of Death

Time of Death

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You never know when could be the last time.

Quarantining Ebola

Quarantining Ebola

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A contemporary lesson from the Torah’s application of quarantine.

Europe’s Alarming New Anti-Semitism

Europe’s Alarming New Anti-Semitism

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Attacks and hateful rhetoric against Jews are on the rise – and it’s not just Jews who should worry.

Sukkot in the Time of Ebola

Sukkot in the Time of Ebola

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Feeling security in a hostile world we cannot control.

Beheadings and Islam

Beheadings and Islam

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Is there a connection?

Yom Kippur and the Secret to a Happy Life

Yom Kippur and the Secret to a Happy Life

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The connection between envy and the holiest day of the year.

Living for Your Résumé ... or Your Eulogy

Living for Your Résumé ... or Your Eulogy

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Can we balance our drive for success with our drive for meaning and virtue?

The Book of Life After 75

The Book of Life After 75

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Growing old is a blessing, not a curse.

Why I Think This World Should End

Why I Think This World Should End

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A musical plea to meet anger with sympathy, hatred with compassion, cruelty with kindness.

The Ray Rice Video

The Ray Rice Video

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We are all caught on tape. A timely Rosh Hashanah lesson.

The Truth about Eichmann

The Truth about Eichmann

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Hannah Arendt was wrong. Eichmann wasn’t a mediocre bureaucrat embodying the banality of evil. He was a fanatically dedicated Nazi.