A group of friends went on vacation without me and their numerous Facebook photos are getting to me.
An epic true story of one family and a dryer.
Instead of accusations and anger, my friend performed an astounding act of selflessness and strength.
Why am I the only person in our home who does this?
We are admonished to be extra sensitive to and solicitous of widows. But are we?
We need to teach our kids that self-worth is internally generated.
The focus on sales and consumption is eroding the meaning of Thanksgiving.
Let’s stop putting pressure on ourselves in areas that don’t really matter.
Yes kids are the priority, but don’t use that as an excuse to get out of your commitments.
This old blind man knew the entire Torah by heart. I know the words to “The Beverly Hillbillies.”
We all make mistakes. But we don’t have to keep making the same mistake.
Are we fulfilling our mandate to be a “light unto the nations”?
What do you focus on when you wake up in the morning: blessing or lack?
Practical suggestions on how to prepare for Yom Kippur.
When we hear the shofar, all distractions fade away. It’s our moment to choose life.
Visiting Wannsee gave me a far deeper appreciation of Israel.
She took the texting scourge into her own hands. Let’s follow suit.
I was blown away by her extraordinary act; she didn’t think it was even praiseworthy.
Stop coddling your children. They need to experience struggle and rejection.
One way to deepen your sense of compassion and empathy.
Studies show that giving kids chores is key to their personal growth.
We have the creative power to perform astounding acts of kindness.
Being completely dependent on others forced me to redefine myself.
It’s an awesome privilege – and responsibility – to be part of the Jewish people.
The drinking isn’t for the body; use it for the soul.
The last bastion of quiet, wifi and cell phone-free space.
The challenge of maintaining privacy and dignity in the Facebook era.