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Curiosity Changes the World

Curiosity Changes the World

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How simple ideas lead to scientific discoveries.

Teach Your Children Well

Teach Your Children Well

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The world we build tomorrow is born in the stories we tell our children today.

Everything You Need to Know about Kosher Wine

Everything You Need to Know about Kosher Wine

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It’s not your parents’ syrupy sweet beverage any more.

Justin Bieber’s 100K Car

Justin Bieber’s 100K Car

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I also had everything. Why wasn’t it enough?

Tibor Rubin: Portrait of Valor

Tibor Rubin: Portrait of Valor

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It took 55 years for this Holocaust survivor and unsung hero to get the Medal of Honor.

The Third Jihad Kerfuffle

The Third Jihad Kerfuffle

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A second look at the controversial documentary.

Oblivious to the Music

Oblivious to the Music

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Would you notice one of the world's greatest violinists playing in the midst of rush hour?

That Sinking Feeling

That Sinking Feeling

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The tragedy of the Costa Concordia.

Shabbat Comes to the White House

Shabbat Comes to the White House

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Jacob Lew is appointed White House Chief of Staff. Is that good for the Jews?

Politics Not as Usual

Politics Not as Usual

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As Holocaust refugees, my parents cherished their right and civic duty to vote.

Thanksgiving: Making Americans

Thanksgiving: Making Americans

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Growing up, raising kids to be good Jews went hand-in-hand with raising them to be good Americans.

Counterpoint: Penn State Scandal Revisited

Counterpoint: Penn State Scandal Revisited

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The Torah demands that we not judge the moral conduct of the people involved without knowing what they actually saw and did.

Herman Cain’s Women Problem

Herman Cain’s Women Problem

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How Jewish guidelines of male-female relationships could have helped.

The Penn State Scandal

The Penn State Scandal

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Coach Paterno may have followed the rules, but is that enough?

Peter Pan Parent

Peter Pan Parent

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Some parents never want to grow up.

Wealth & the Occupy Wall Street Movement

Wealth & the Occupy Wall Street Movement

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Rich people are not the enemy.

Unprotected

Unprotected

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

Looking for Happiness in all the Wrong Places

Looking for Happiness in all the Wrong Places

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Sukkot is here and the search is over.

Remembering Steve Jobs

Remembering Steve Jobs

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Jobs' wanted to better mankind with his gift. This spirit of creativity is central to Judaism.

Yom Kippur: The Blessing of Failure

Yom Kippur: The Blessing of Failure

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Recognizing our shortcomings is the only way to achieve success in life.

A Dignified Murder

A Dignified Murder

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My father survived the Nazis. Now he’s surviving the hospital that tried to kill him.

Souls Shining Through

Souls Shining Through

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My Alzheimer's patients taught me the essence of who we really are.

How to Reverse the West's Decline

How to Reverse the West's Decline

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The greatest civilizations eventually fall due to their own internal decay.

9/11: Launching the War of Ideas

9/11: Launching the War of Ideas

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Radical Islam could be weakened by deploying the moral force of liberal democracy and equality.

9/11: Forgive and Forget?

9/11: Forgive and Forget?

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We are not the ones who have the right to make that decision.

Controlling Irene

Controlling Irene

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Lessons learned from the super-storm.

London Burning

London Burning

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What does it take to realize that the world is my responsibility?

Norway's Bigotry

Norway's Bigotry

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Is terrorism against Israel really more justified than terrorism against Norway?

Norway, I Cry for You

Norway, I Cry for You

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An Arab woman from Qatar taught me how to mourn the Norwegian children.

David Beckham's Baby Girl

David Beckham's Baby Girl

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The Beckhams gave birth to their fourth child. Are they bad role models?

The Casey Anthony Verdict

The Casey Anthony Verdict

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The standard is proof beyond a reasonable doubt, even if it's 'likely' or 'probable' that she committed murder.

I Am No Nazi

I Am No Nazi

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The remarkable discovery of Friedrich Kellner's World War II diary.

Circumcision in the 21st Century

Circumcision in the 21st Century

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Judaism is not a market driven religion.

Library of the Future

Library of the Future

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In the digital age, the library is becoming a graveyard. That may not be a bad thing.

Hero or Executioner?

Hero or Executioner?

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How would Jewish law view the controversial case of Jerome Ersland?

Despicable Men

Despicable Men

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What drives the rich and famous over the edge?

Christianity's Rise in China

Christianity's Rise in China

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China realizes what the West is rapidly forgetting: a civilization is as strong as its faith.

A Ban on Circumcision?

A Ban on Circumcision?

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The San Francisco initiative is an assault on Jewish religious liberty.

Manhood and the Great Recession

Manhood and the Great Recession

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How we respond to the economic downturn makes a profound impact on our children.

Israel's Moral Army

Israel's Moral Army

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An eye-opening interview with the man who helps set the IDF’s ethical parameters.

The Day Osama Died

The Day Osama Died

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Does Bin Laden's death bring a sense of closure? It better not.

When Evil Falls

When Evil Falls

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Is it proper to celebrate Osama Bin Laden's death?

The Royal Wedding

The Royal Wedding

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Respect for royalty is a training ground for worship of the Almighty.

Making the Impossible Possible

Making the Impossible Possible

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A 5-year-old girl was missing. How could I just go back to sleep?

Losing Weight after Passover

Losing Weight after Passover

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The key steps to lose those extra pounds gained over the holiday.

Avoiding Weight Gain on Passover

Avoiding Weight Gain on Passover

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How much matzah can you eat?

Japan's Black Swan

Japan's Black Swan

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What could go wrong? The significance of unexpected events in history.

Caring for the Uncared

Caring for the Uncared

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Narayanan Krishnan has brought more than 1.2 million hot meals to India's homeless. Is he unique?

Time of Death

Time of Death

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You never know when could be the last time.

Egypt, Ishmael & the Fight for Self-Respect

Egypt, Ishmael & the Fight for Self-Respect

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Solving the Palestinian-Israel conflict isn't the lynch pin. Dignity is.

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