Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
Everything you need to know about Israel’s capital.
Israel represents the greatest national success story of all time.
FDR did not support the creation of Israel. Destiny had other plans.
This Israel Independence day discover what thousands of immigrants love about living in Israel.
Dramatic stories of Jews from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Iraq who overcame great obstacles to reach the Land of Israel.
It pains me that I can’t pray there. But it’s not an Arab woman who is preventing me.
Ahmad Batebi bears witness to a brutal, untrustworthy regime.
Does Tehran mean what it says? Oh, yes.
I feel I will never be good enough for my mother.
Start your day right.
After his wife’s sudden death, Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz is determined to live with meaning and joy.
Everyone told her to sit down, but Mussie Weinfeld insisted something was wrong with the plane.
Being completely dependent on others forced me to redefine myself.
While marriage rates continue to plummet, my son, 22, is bucking the trend and marrying his 21-year-old bride.
Do you have faith in your kids?
Four dating lessons we can learn from the uniqueness of matzah.
Dating and the Tinder Revolution.
Yes it can work. Here’s how.
The significance, customs and mechanics of counting the Omer.
Complete guide to making your doorpost Jewish. But will it protect your home?
What is the role of a physician in Jewish law?
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.
10 life lessons from an accessible giant.
This Lag B’Omer, take a moment to identify with another’s inner Godliness.
The distinguished number of transcendence.
Change your life with the 48 Ways -- A Way a Day!
#2 – It will mean more airtime for CNN’s Wolf Blitzer.
My son, Daniel, came home with a gerbil the other day. These kids pick up the weirdest things in school.
Is technology adversely affecting your life? How?
Amazing facts about Israel.
Aish.com's video sensation celebrating Israel's birthday!
Passover night and we are living it up… A Passover musical parody to Uptown Funk. Yankele, get the stretch!
May 26, 2012
August 18, 2012 9:55 PM
Oddly Enough, Colbert Has a Good Point
I've occasionally thought about a rule of thumb similar to Mr. Colbert's: if you're debating between two choices, the harder/less pleasant option is generally the right one. After all, if the easier one was right there probably would not be a dilemma. This obviously does not always work, but it's something to consider when you're torn.
June 15, 2012 1:26 AM
Today's media is one big business! What's crazy is is that they get the attention and respect that they do not deserve!! And they say what the audience wants to hear and not what is true or should be said! It makes me so sad to see that the sarcasm and cynicism that has destroyed so many lives and marriages today's days is idolized!!
June 6, 2012 11:31 PM
Todays short attention dictates this type of talk, what too bad is that I really wanted to head more of what the guest had to say...but hey its not his show.
June 1, 2012 4:52 AM
Colbert Calls Attention
I'm not exactly enamored of Colbert's interview style, but he calls the attention of a huge audience to important issues and sources the audience can consult to engage with the issues.
May 31, 2012 4:55 PM
Great example of how hard it is for us to seperate good and evil.
I have heard great commentary on what it meant for us to have partaken of the tree of good and evil. The two best are from R. David Fohrman and Dr. Walter Oakly, to give credit. At the risk of oversimplifying what they taught, they emphasized that the tree caused a knowing (know in Hebrew is Dahat... experiencial knowledge) that caused a mixing and a unification of the two to the point that we cannot often tell the difference between them. This interview and book seem to emphasis this.
May 31, 2012 12:07 AM
I would love to have heard the answer
I would love to have heard the answer that the professor had. Obviously it is wrong to kill period because life belong in the hands of God and situations don't change that.
May 30, 2012 6:34 PM
Colbert is ???
I keep forgetting that looking to Colbert for intelligent interview to self-defeating. This B'S' interview is a waste of TV money.
One can learn a lot from humor; but humor is an articulate education that tweaks the mind. You must be desperate to sell books to go on his program and be insulted. Thinkers always get the last ounce of respect.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.