Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
Refraining from saying certain things is just as important as what we say.
Now is the time for every Jew to pledge active involvement in confronting the growing threat of anti-Semitism.
How to encourage your kids to let go and fly.
The Jews' disproportionate impact on world history.
“What you saw here today was naked, blind anti-Semitism.”
Friends and family of the slain Argentine prosecutor believe there will be no justice for the bombing victims, nor for him.
I made a New Year’s Resolution, and I kept it…until now.
Forgiving those who actively continue to seek your death is just another form of suicide.
Would you let your kids, 10 and 6, walk home alone from a park a mile away?
My mother almost left this world without my love.
A short film featuring Rabbi Noah Weinberg's inspirational wisdom.
Get motivated to achieve your goals.
Delectable recipes perfect for Tu B’Shvat.
Why doesn’t everyone come right out and say they cheated?
An infographic that could change your life if you put it into practice.
Can you fall in love with anyone by asking a list of 36 questions?
Handle with care!
An infographic on how to know you’re ready to tie the knot.
Prayer is not a half-hearted ritual recitation of words; it is an outpouring of the heart.
From the Holocaust to the Israeli flag, what is the deeper meaning of this six-pointed Jewish symbol?
Large numbers of Jews were exiled and disappeared. Where are they now?
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
Everything you need to know about the Jewish holiday. Share with your family and friends.
Like the trees in the depth of winter, we have the power to emerge from darkness and blossom.
An amazing fact sheet about one of the greenest countries in the world.
Taking responsibility for the environment. A message for Tu B'shvat.
Jewlarious has obtained a leaked document of alternate torture methods under discussion by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
I’m deaf and going in for surgery for a cochlear implant. Send kosher Chinese – please!
What is the best way to comfort someone who has experienced loss?
A 4-minute film on the life of Rabbi Noah Weinberg, commemorating his 5th yartzeit.
Where are you rushing to?
The Hanukkah battle isn’t over. We fight with light.
April 25, 2009
May 2, 2009 11:32 PM
I tend to be somewhat competitive by nature, but have found out that it is not always a satisfactory experience for one's ego. A teacher said not to worry, "there is place in this world for everybody". Whenever I have a low day I remember this and find that it makes me much stronger personally.
April 29, 2009 1:13 PM
I think its cute----a little humor for those who are too serious about WINNING.
April 28, 2009 11:35 PM
Its how you play the game
There is a saying by a famous master of the martial arts who said this The ulitmit aim of karate do lies not in victory or defeat but in the perfection of ones charactor Gichen Funikoshi O sensei' I feel it not if you win or lose in a game sportmanship is about your charactor and that you have fun its the same as the game of life there are so many times you win some lose some.Its how you play its how you apply yourself to the game are you a team member or just trying to be the main star player at the exclusion of everybody else. I think you a winner if you are a true sportsman if your Charactor is a winning one if you accept yourself and just enjoy the game. ITS THE PERFECTION OF YOUR CHARACTOR NOT IN WINNING or LOSING EVERYBODY HATES A SORE LOSER
April 28, 2009 5:48 PM
Earn your rewards
When I was teaching, my students had to earn their rewards. I think it is unfair to give kids kudos just because they are breathing. What kind of a lesson does that teach children?
April 28, 2009 11:01 AM
It's more fun to win
I coached Little League baseball in an area with heavy Jewish population and although we stressed having fun and good spotsmanship we also stressed playing hard and try to win because in truth its more fun.
April 27, 2009 11:27 PM
one or the other?
Why should it be only one or the other/ while we should be concerned with having fun should it be only fun and no goal? if so then why should we worry about paying the rent or keeping a spouse for that mater?
on the other hand should it be only about win/lose and no fun?
Should one only worry about paying the bills and never kiss the spouse? How log would that relationship last?
In summary one must be concerned with both or lose out entirely in life... just realize that because one has lost in one arena doesn't mean that you must keep losing in that area forever. after all if you didn't know that you lost occasionally how would you know where to apply effort and correction?
April 27, 2009 11:12 AM
all in moderation
Although the point of a game is to have fun, a little healthy competition is not a bad thing. Although the coach was definitely out of line in screaming at the kids and putting them down, competition is a natural part of life and it is important that kids learn to deal with that- but un a fun way.
April 27, 2009 7:47 AM
betting on a good time
Competition can be very intimidating for youth. While there are children who are overweight/obese, there is also the other extreme of kids being pushed to and beyond the limit, ergo explaining why too much activeness can make someone pass out. It all depends on the flow of enjoyment of the game being played - if it is too challenging, then it is too frustrating, and if it is too easy, then it is too boring.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.