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Five Lessons from the Paris Attacks

Five Lessons from the Paris Attacks

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We must rededicate ourselves to the values the terrorists would destroy, and show the resolve to defeat our adversaries.

The Paris Massacre

The Paris Massacre

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The scenes of death – whether in Paris or Hebron, Jerusalem or New York – should serve as a warning to us all.

Does Religion Make Kids Less Generous?

Does Religion Make Kids Less Generous?

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Far from undermining generosity, Judaism fosters it.

One of the Greatest Jewish Philanthropists You Never Heard Of

One of the Greatest Jewish Philanthropists You Never Heard Of

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Julius Rosenwald, the Jew who created over 5000 schools for African Americans across the US.

Killing Baby Hitler: A Jewish Response

Killing Baby Hitler: A Jewish Response

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One must differentiate between potential and actual evil.

10 Strategies to Defeat Stress and Stay Positive

10 Strategies to Defeat Stress and Stay Positive

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Tools for coping with the daily stresses of life.

The Stabbings in Israel

The Stabbings in Israel

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Calling evil by its rightful name.

Netanyahu’s 44 Seconds of Silence at the UN

Netanyahu’s 44 Seconds of Silence at the UN

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What is the value of spending our time on lost causes?

Leave your Camera at Home

Leave your Camera at Home

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Taking a picture is not the same thing as experiencing a moment. In fact it’s a way of forgetting.

Unlabeled
Unlabeled

Unlabeled

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A moving video on the harmful effects of labeling others.

Real Self-Esteem: A Video for Your Soul
Real Self-Esteem: A Video for Your Soul

Real Self-Esteem: A Video for Your Soul

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You are a priceless work of art.

Rosh Hashanah: My Facebook Antidote

Rosh Hashanah: My Facebook Antidote

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On Rosh Hashanah we review our life as it actually is, free from illusion and spin.

Ukraine’s Embrace of Neo-Nazism

Ukraine’s Embrace of Neo-Nazism

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The country is glorifying Nazi collaborators. The world should be alarmed.

10 Inspiring Quotes about Learning

10 Inspiring Quotes about Learning

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To inspire you and your family for a brand-new, successful year.

Working Less and Saving More

Working Less and Saving More

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A psychiatrist offers insights into prioritizing family life this Rosh Hashanah.

Don’t Flaunt It

Don’t Flaunt It

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Shaq O’Neal and the real meaning of modesty.

The Wall Street Crash and the Torah

The Wall Street Crash and the Torah

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Another wake-up call just in time for Elul.

Jimmy Carter’s Cancer

Jimmy Carter’s Cancer

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Don’t presume to know that his illness is a result of his anti-Semitic views.

Heroes of the France Train Attack

Heroes of the France Train Attack

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This Elul, seize the moment.

Why I Don't Touch Girls

Why I Don't Touch Girls

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Being religious as a teenager in today’s world.

There’s No Crying In Baseball!

There’s No Crying In Baseball!

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The significance of Wilmer Flores’ tears.

Baron Rothschild’s Secret

Baron Rothschild’s Secret

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How the founding father of international finance remained humble and steadfastly committed to Torah values.

The Don’t Text and Drive Campaign

The Don’t Text and Drive Campaign

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One Jewish mom in LA is waging a campaign to stop people from texting while they drive. It’s catching on.

The Iran Nuclear Deal
The Iran Nuclear Deal

The Iran Nuclear Deal

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Is the nuclear agreement between the United States and Iran a good or bad deal?

My iPhone Addiction

My iPhone Addiction

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How I learned to gain control over my incessant need to be constantly connected.

Atticus Finch and Fallen Heroes

Atticus Finch and Fallen Heroes

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If we stop believing in heroes there’s no hope for us ever to become like them.

Queen Elizabeth’s Nazi Salute

Queen Elizabeth’s Nazi Salute

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Don’t let an 80-year-old photo distract you from the real threats affecting the Jewish people today.

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When "I Love You, Daddy" Isn't Enough

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Imagine the long-term impact our smart phone addiction will have on kids.

Four Major Problems with the Iran Deal

Four Major Problems with the Iran Deal

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It is breathtaking in its concessions to a regime that is the foremost sponsor of terror and vows to annihilate the Jewish state.

Permission to Destroy the Jews

Permission to Destroy the Jews

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With the Iran nuclear deal, we must not let history repeat itself.

Omar Sharif and the Jews

Omar Sharif and the Jews

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The Arab boycott against the actor and its contemporary sequel.

A Terrible Deal

A Terrible Deal

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The Iran deal is the worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history.

The Deal with Iran

The Deal with Iran

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An Israeli ex-envoy believes the Iran deal is bad for Israel, U.S. and the world.

The Dangers of Willful Blindness
The Dangers of Willful Blindness

The Dangers of Willful Blindness

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The masses prefer to ignore reality and ordinary people can courageously speak up and become heroes.

The Knock on my Door

The Knock on my Door

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I was engrossed in Downton Abbey. Did I have to stop to welcome the beggar at my door?

Marijuana and Jewish Joy

Marijuana and Jewish Joy

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Do Jews like being happy?

Sheryl Sandberg and Shloshim

Sheryl Sandberg and Shloshim

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Bringing the ideas of Jewish mourning into the national spotlight.

Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression

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There is a world of difference between clinical depression and having a bad day.

An Incredible Kindness
An Incredible Kindness

An Incredible Kindness

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A group of Orthodox Jews transport U.S. Sergeant Jordan Adams on a private plane for critical treatment.

Help Us Win a Ramp-van

Help Us Win a Ramp-van

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Heart-rending words from a mother of four disabled children.

The New Pew Report and the Ten Commandments

The New Pew Report and the Ten Commandments

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Are the Ten Commandments in trouble?

Volunteer

Volunteer

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4 lessons I’ve learned in giving to others.

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.

Civil Disobedience: Baltimore and the Bible

Civil Disobedience: Baltimore and the Bible

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

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.