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The Blessing of Failure

The Blessing of Failure

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If we learn from an experience, there is no such thing as failure.

We’re All Number One

We’re All Number One

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Choosing more than one valedictorian distorts the value of equality.

Surveillance and Privacy

Surveillance and Privacy

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Every moment is being recorded for posterity.

Discrimination against Fat People

Discrimination against Fat People

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Our society unfairly favors the thin.

The Blow-Out

The Blow-Out

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Don't let life's little aches become a thorn in your side.

The Bottom of Your Shoes

The Bottom of Your Shoes

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Wear them out, making the world a better place.

Words Hurt

Words Hurt

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Choose them carefully.

Ugly Me

Ugly Me

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My eating disorder was my way to get control of my life and become pretty.

LA’s Jewish Mayor

LA’s Jewish Mayor

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Why his election doesn’t make me burst with pride (yet).

London Horror: Eye for an Eye

London Horror: Eye for an Eye

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The terrorist invoked the Torah’s principle “an eye for an eye” to justify his violence. He’s tragically misguided.

Oklahoma Tornado

Oklahoma Tornado

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When there are no words, there are tears.

The 10 Commandments for Our Times

The 10 Commandments for Our Times

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Now more than ever, the world can benefit from the Decalogue’s contemporary lessons.

Rescue in Cleveland

Rescue in Cleveland

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Charles Ramsey’s past doesn’t negate the heroism he showed in rescuing Amanda Berry.

Calling Terrorism by Its Name

Calling Terrorism by Its Name

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Why the Boston massacre can happen again.

Boston Lockdown

Boston Lockdown

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Terrorists can’t take away our essential freedom.

Confronting Terror in Boston

Confronting Terror in Boston

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Learning from Israelis how to respond to terror.

Boston Aftermath

Boston Aftermath

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The resilience of American liberty is not about to change.

Responding to Terror

Responding to Terror

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Four ways to react to the horrific bombings in Boston.

A Tribute to Margaret Thatcher

A Tribute to Margaret Thatcher

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Her proudest moment was saving an Austrian Jew.

To This Day

To This Day

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Confronting the effects of bullying. A collaborative video.

Obama’s Seder

Obama’s Seder

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A Passover message for the president.

Choosing a Pope

Choosing a Pope

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It happens in the Sistine Chapel, which was designed to be a copy of the holy Jewish Temple in Jerusalem.

Worst Birthday Ever

Worst Birthday Ever

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Justin Bieber and the search for happiness.

The New Holocaust Discoveries

The New Holocaust Discoveries

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With more than 42,000 ghettos and concentration camps scattered throughout Europe, almost everyone had to know what was happening.

NICU

NICU

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Love's missing ingredient.

Giving Blood, Giving Life

Giving Blood, Giving Life

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Seventy anonymous blood donors saved Ariel Fishman’s life.

A Jewish Valentines Day

A Jewish Valentines Day

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Love is the ultimate mitzvah.

Valentine’s Day Love

Valentine’s Day Love

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Does the word “love” still mean anything?

Why I'm Raising My Children With God

Why I'm Raising My Children With God

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The most precious gift I can give my children.

The Forgiveness Prayer

The Forgiveness Prayer

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Tools for dropping the toxic baggage.

When Enough is Enough

When Enough is Enough

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Remodeling our kitchen provided an extreme makeover – in an unexpected way.

Lance Armstrong’s Morality Play

Lance Armstrong’s Morality Play

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Ultimately falsehood self-destructs.

The Key to Real Success

The Key to Real Success

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What if you’re not the world’s best looking, smartest and richest?

Sandy Hook: A Jewish Antidote

Sandy Hook: A Jewish Antidote

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How the Torah instills moral sensitivity and self-discipline.

10 Ways to Help Newtown’s Grieving Families

10 Ways to Help Newtown’s Grieving Families

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From a mother who knows.

Ulysses S. Grant & the Jews

Ulysses S. Grant & the Jews

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When General Grant expelled the Jews.

Preventing Another Massacre

Preventing Another Massacre

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Good laws will never abolish all evil.

How to Choose a Career

How to Choose a Career

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Judaism’s five-piece framework for finding a career that really fits.

A Hero in Connecticut

A Hero in Connecticut

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Where did a first grade teacher get the strength to perform her extraordinary act of bravery?

The Connecticut School Shooting

The Connecticut School Shooting

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Asking why in the aftermath of tragedy.

Radio Prank Gone Wrong

Radio Prank Gone Wrong

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Kate Middleton's nurse and the unpredictable consequences of one’s actions.

Thanking the Invisible Hand

Thanking the Invisible Hand

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Thanksgiving weekend is made possible by a vast number of strangers. Don’t take it for granted.

What Was Saved from the Hurricane

What Was Saved from the Hurricane

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What’s the most precious thing we own?

General Petraeus & Us

General Petraeus & Us

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It’s no wonder Judaism forbids a man from being alone with a woman who is not his wife.

Polarization

Polarization

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Left-right, blue-red, rich-poor. With the U.S. elections over, how can the healing begin?

Delta Flight 15

Delta Flight 15

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An amazing, true story about a plane that was forced to land in Newfoundland on 9/11.

Slovie’s Hurricane Sandy Diary

Slovie’s Hurricane Sandy Diary

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A personal glimpse into a world turned upside down.

The Hearts of Kings

The Hearts of Kings

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The presidential election looms. Does it really matter who wins?

Voting for Mom

Voting for Mom

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The campaign advisor warned my mother: “You can’t win unless you campaign on Saturday.”

Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy

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Why the key to rain remains in God’s hands.

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