Staying Jewish at Penn State

Did I do enough? Reflections of a mother of a college freshman.

The Often Invisible Non-Jews

Acknowledging the gentiles who keep our synagogues running.

Putin and the Torah

Rejoicing with the Torah because it is an exceptional book that has made us exceptional.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Hebrew School

Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.

Attorney for Israel

Baruch Cohen knows the art of the fight.

The Problem with Jewish Education

Too many schools are teaching Judaism under a cloak of secularism.

Over the Top Bar Mitzvah Videos

What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.

What to Do about Intermarriage

Welcoming interfaith families is not enough. We need to help them transform themselves through Jewish life.

Israelis in the Ukraine

After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.

I Have a Dream

Where is our dream today?

The Sandy Koufax Choice

Finding the courage to make the right decisions.

Al Qaeda Threat & Elul

When danger is everywhere, listen to the siren of the shofar.

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

More than five centuries after Portugal's Jews were compelled to convert to Catholicism, the Torah has finally returned to Trancoso.

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews.

A Different Sorrow

Mourning for the wholesome world I once grew up in.

Gentle Warrior

Harvey Hecker built Aish with absolute honesty and integrity.

The Perfect Partner

Harvey Hecker flew to Jerusalem to find out what Aish is all about. He never looked back.

Harvey Hecker, Humble Giant

Mourning the passing of the first President of Aish International.

The Funeral Director

When the unbearable becomes the norm.

Hollywood and the Holocaust

A controversial new book reveals new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ collaboration with Nazis.

Love is a Choice

How to stop treating your fellow Jews as the enemy.

Remembering Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

Appreciating his greatness on the occasion of his yartzeit.

Giving Till 113

What drove Evelyn Kozak, the oldest Jew in the world, to help so many others?

Why Pursue Justice against Aging Nazis?

Efraim Zuroff wants the world to know that injustice won't be tolerated.

An Open Letter to John Galliano

Learning about the Holocaust is a great first step. Don't stop there.

How Do You Spell Knaidel?

The National Spelling puts its spotlight on Yiddish. Is it a dying language?

Modern Germany & Jews

The sad truth about today's rampant anti-Semitism in Germany.

European Anti-Semitism

And why it’s not only the Jews who should be concerned.

Wagner’s Anti-Semitism

Not your garden-variety Jew hater.

Heart Transplant

A young girl's struggles and triumphs unite a community with meaning, love and growth.

King David & Jewish Leadership

Four essential traits to being a leader.

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

How to best interact with someone going through a crisis.

Death of a Friend

Learning the lesson of respect and Jewish unity from my dear friend Yechezkel Fox, of blessed memory.

Why Go To Poland?

Although my daughter's trip boosted the economy of the very people who wished us dead, it was worth it.

5 Reasons to Choose Jewish Preschool

Early childhood is a great time to expose our kids to Jewish education. The results can last a lifetime.

United in Tragedy

It shouldn’t take the death of a 12-year-old girl or an act of terror to bring us all together.

Shoshi’s Bright Light

Shoshi Stern, a beautiful, sweet flower, has been plucked from the Almighty’s garden, but her fragrance will last forever.

At Shoshi Stern’s Funeral

How do you say goodbye to your 12-year-old daughter?

Herzl’s Mistake

Israel & the real reason for anti-Semitism.

Israel Is Just a Dream

Is Israel just a dream? The choice is yours.

Never Forget

Remembering the Shoah in rap.

When Christians Repent

Christians supporting the Jewish state? It hardly seems like news anymore.

I Can Do That

After a tragic accident that left him paralyzed, Rabbi Yehuda Simes inspires others to tackle life’s challenges.

Our Legacy Passed Along

A Passover letter to my child.

Four New Questions for Your Seder

Sparking discussion on some of Passover’s most important themes.

“Shall Jonathan Die?” A Letter to President Obama

I add my voice to the many who are calling on you to commute Jonathan Pollard’s sentence.

Do It Today

A timeless lesson from Nachman Glauber, of blessed memory, who was tragically killed with his pregnant wife.

Heroes: Tuvia Breaking Through

An inspiring video about believing in yourself.

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