If the quality of integrity is absent in the person, how can it be present in his or her ideas?
The form of tolerance that pretends there is no such thing as evil is itself wrong.
Trying to eliminate pain and poverty is a daunting task. Do we stand a chance?
What gives a nation the right to defend itself -- if innocent civilians will be killed?
Ten years ago I asked a group of friends, "What is fear?" Their answers were strangely prophetic.
The words of the first president continue to deliver a poignant message for today.
The founder of Aish HaTorah lays out a 3-point plan to restore sanity and defeat the evil scourge.
This was not the year to recognize the United Nations and its secretary-general for their roles in "achieving peace and security in the world."
As one young man leaves his 20s behind, idealism gives way to practicality. Almost.
The former Israeli prime minister outlines the critical steps needed to eradicate the threat of terrorism. What's at stake is nothing less than the survival of Western civilization.
The chronology of a chaotic day, working down the street from the White House, and living near the Pentagon.
The following is my eyewitness account of the events of September 11, 2001 from the 73rd floor of 2 WTC, better known as the South Tower.
With Rosh Hashana upon us, we search for understanding amidst this senseless horror.
A New Yorker recounts the terror and her test of faith.
Scandals, no-fault divorce, "reality TV". What is happening to our value of respect?
Would you be willing to murder one innocent person if it would guarantee the cure for cancer? What if that one innocent person were ninety years old?
Every aspect of our lives is a breeding ground for potential rejection. We better find ways to deal with it.
This Passover, let's reclaim the lost art of listening.
Facing a challenge is a noble endeavor. Putting yourself in a dangerous situation may be stupid.
Time magazine (10 Dec) features a grossly biased article implicating Israel in the deaths of Palestinian children. This one is bad enough to cancel your subscription over.
BBC and the London Times consistently distort the facts to portray Israel as the aggressor.
There's another battle taking place in Israel. This one is being led by the media.
Murder out of rage is not primarily a moral problem. It is an extreme reaction of an individual who just realized he is not in charge of his world.
Joseph Lieberman observes Shabbat and eats kosher. Is that good for the Jews?
I thought I was immune. What happens when a happily married woman hits a mid-life crisis?
You mean abs aren't for washing clothes? A guy endures emasculating aerobics teachers and tortuous exercise devices to discover he needs his scale to read "balanced".
The tragedy of a first grader killing his classmate should not cloud our vision of the greater picture which is always getting better.
Selling models' reproductive services reveals a society that idolizes superficiality and externality at the expense of depth, meaning and inner quality.
Pokemon cards will soon be as passé as Cabbage Patch Kids but Jewish values are like a strand of pearls: classy, precious and timeless.
Woodstock '99 lost the idealism of the original and kept the hedonism. A purposeful focus is the difference between warming the world and burning it.
Worried about the Year 2K problem? Relax. The Jewish people already solved that 3,760 years ago.
The Colorado high school shootings show a shocked society a reflection of itself.
A millennium countdown clock sits ticking away at my desk.
Never has single a numeral surrounded by two letters, struck so much terror in the hearts and minds of humankind. Companies have spent billions to fix the Y2K bug and government billions more.