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My Escape from Child Abuse

My Escape from Child Abuse

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Setting boundaries with abusive (or difficult) parents.

The New Age

The New Age

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Turning 50, am I over the hill?

Tucson: Voices of Patience and Wisdom

Tucson: Voices of Patience and Wisdom

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When a tragedy like the one in Tucson strikes, most of us would do well to keep silence.

My Big Issue

My Big Issue

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When food took over my life, I eventually weighed up to the matter.

The Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

The Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

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Judaism's timeless formula for moments like this.

The Facebook Challenge

The Facebook Challenge

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How to use Facebook to build rather than destroy.

Losing the Customer

Losing the Customer

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If only we'd make all our decisions looking at the long term.

Is Criminalizing Holocaust Denial Wise?

Is Criminalizing Holocaust Denial Wise?

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Such statutes create a dangerous precedent to outlaw other discussions as beyond the pale.

The Mark Madoff Tragedy

The Mark Madoff Tragedy

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Do the sins of the fathers get transmitted to the children?

The Islamophobia Myth

The Islamophobia Myth

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For Jews and Muslims tension and hostility are the exception. America's exemplary tolerance is the rule.

WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks

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Does the fact that something is true always justify its being made public?

The Cheerio King

The Cheerio King

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As an internist, I often see stress and anxiety masquerade as physical ailments. What is happening to our freedom?

American Jewish Teenager

American Jewish Teenager

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A peek into the psyche of a 21st century Jewish teenager.

Halo: Reach?

Halo: Reach?

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Do violent video games have a detrimental effect on our psyche?

Miner Miracle

Miner Miracle

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Confronting the struggle between this world and the next.

Emerging from the Mine

Emerging from the Mine

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Appreciating the surge of joy at Camp Hope.

The Geert Wilders Trial

The Geert Wilders Trial

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You may not agree with his politics, but his trial will be a watershed for European democracy.

The Star of David and the Mosque

The Star of David and the Mosque

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It's no accident that the NYC mosque is covered with the Jewish symbol.

The Donor

The Donor

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My spare kidney provided an incredible life experience.

Yom Kippur and the 10th Commandment

Yom Kippur and the 10th Commandment

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The secret to a happy life.

We Are All Miners

We Are All Miners

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The Chile mine saga and a message for the High Holidays.

Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

Counterpoint: Do Not Build the Mosque

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It would be a sacrilege to build the proposed mosque at Ground Zero.

Point: Build the Mosque

Point: Build the Mosque

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Government should not deny citizens the right to build a house of worship on private property based on their particular religion.

The Organization that Cried Wolf

The Organization that Cried Wolf

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The UN has lost all credibility and many real victims now suffer.

Facebook Friends

Facebook Friends

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Are we forgetting what it means to have a real friend?

The Burka Ban and Us

The Burka Ban and Us

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How should Jews react to the French ban on the public wearing of the burka?

The Curse of Plenty

The Curse of Plenty

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Why Israel wasn't blessed with an abundance of oil.

The Oil Spill

The Oil Spill

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A good name is more precious than all the oil in the world.

The Holocaust Excuse

The Holocaust Excuse

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I never heard Zaidy Leo excuse his flaws by pointing the finger at Hitler.

When Apologies Aren’t Enough

When Apologies Aren’t Enough

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Why we should not forgive Helen Thomas.

Helen Thomas Should be Fired

Helen Thomas Should be Fired

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With her bigoted, anti-Semitic statements she’s placed herself outside the lines of civil discourse and decency.

Turbulence

Turbulence

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How to escape from the overwhelming pressures of our daily lives.

Normal Life

Normal Life

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Dear Neighbor, can I be insolent enough to ask that you try to 'understand' just a tiny bit less?

Closer to the End

Closer to the End

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Living with the knowledge that we won’t live forever.

Poland's Tragedy is Our Tragedy

Poland's Tragedy is Our Tragedy

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I lost friends in the crash that killed key leaders from the Polish government, economy, and military.

Normandy Journal

Normandy Journal

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Coming face-to-face with remarkable heroism.

7 Questions: The Infidel

7 Questions: The Infidel

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Dr. Wafa Sultan is trying to transform the Muslim world. An exclusive interview.

My Pharaoh

My Pharaoh

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For the past seven years I've been enslaved to an eating disorder.

Hungry

Hungry

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People are starving for so many things.

Can We Ever Unplug?

Can We Ever Unplug?

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Our family’s built-in media-free zone.

Last Night I Saw the Mushroom Cloud

Last Night I Saw the Mushroom Cloud

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Am I incapable of thinking the unthinkable?

7 Questions: 9/11 Survivor

7 Questions: 9/11 Survivor

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A 9-11 brush with death changed Ari Schonbrun's life. He thinks it should change yours, too.

Haiti and Israel

Haiti and Israel

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Why Israel gives humanitarian aid whether or not it is appreciated or acknowledged.

At War with Radical Islam?

At War with Radical Islam?

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It's time to connect the dots.

Flight 253's Wake-Up Call

Flight 253's Wake-Up Call

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Tell the Sept 10 people that the war against radical Islam is far from over.

Iran: What Price Failure?

Iran: What Price Failure?

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We must increase the penalty for defiance.

Today's Hero

Today's Hero

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Queen Esther shows us how we can all be heroes.

Leadership, Me?

Leadership, Me?

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Everyone is in a position to lead. Even you.

Tiger Woods and Chanukah

Tiger Woods and Chanukah

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Is a beautiful golf swing enough to make you a hero?

New Aish Center at the Western Wall

New Aish Center at the Western Wall

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