The Song of the Ant

Studying the habits of the busiest creature on earth.

Keanu Reeves' Grey-Haired Girlfriend

Why women are so obsessed with looking young. (Hint: Don’t blame men.)

89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Under Police Protection

Liliana Segre received death threats for standing up to hate.

Even in Auschwitz: Choosing the Possible

Dr. Edith Eva Eger, a Holocaust survivor and trauma expert, channels her experience to help others learn to move past suffering.

Growing Up with Anne Frank

Mindful of the pledge I made to our murdered relatives and friends, I know I've done far too little.

I Don't Like My Son's Teacher

Should I push to have him switched to another class or let him stay with his friends and make peace with the situation?

My Encounter with al-Baghdadi’s Victims

Shabbat dinner with three Yazidi women from Iraq.

Lampooning Hitler: Jojo Rabbit Anti-Hate Satire

Award-winning director Taika Waititi skewers the banality of evil in his latest film.

The Best Things in Life are Not Things

How the holiday of Sukkot contains the key to finding happiness.

The Difference between Success and Happiness

Sukkot and the shortage of psychiatrists in Silicon Valley.

Blessed are the Retractors

Remember that study showing religious children are more selfish than non-religious kids? Turns out it was wrong.

Yom Kippur & the Power of Granting Forgiveness

Stop giving so much credit to the person who hurt you. Discover the greatest gift of liberation you can give yourself.

A Very Brady Temple

The original six Brady children reunited for A Very Brady Renovation. It's time for Jews to unite for an even more elaborate renovation project.

Authors Snubbing Israel

Hundreds of authors are taking a stand in favor of boycotting Israel.

Facing Judgment: Notes from a Traffic Violations Lawyer

High Holy Days lessons from a criminal lawyer who has handled tens of thousands of cases.

Driving Ambulance 360 Miles to Take Sick Husband to Visit his Wife Around the Corner

London Jews drove 360 miles to take an elderly man on a five-minute drive in their ambulance when no other help was available.

PODCAST: Fashions Statements

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on the messages we send with our clothing choices.

Jewish Magical Realism: The Art of Zvi Suchet

A unique and modern refresh of a centuries-old subject.

Darwinism, Judaism and the Clash between Science and Religion

The opposition between religion and science that is assumed to be fundamental by secular liberals is, in fact, foreign to Judaism.

Bombs Bursting in Air: The Growing Problem of Profanity

Don't believe the research that says cursing has positive benefits.

Jews Aiding the Bahamas

Jews around the world are working to help Hurricane survivors in the Bahamas.

Help! I'm More Spiritual than My Husband

My husband is a great guy but he just isn't interested in talking about spiritual growth and issues related to faith in God.

Remembering Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper created an iconic Jewish character.

Why World War II History Is Still Relevant

Five enduring lessons of this defining period.

Blinded by the Light: What Bruce Springsteen’s Music Meant to Me

A new movie highlights how the rock legend inspired a teenager to pursue his dreams, reminding me of everything I love about Springsteen’s music.

Not Coming to My Daughter's Defense

I remained silent when my very tall and very sensitive daughter was insulted by a friend.

I Became My Own Worst Nightmare

How the assumptions we make about others prevent us from truly knowing ourselves.

The Mass Shootings: Tisha B’Av in America

America needs a national day of introspection, reflection – and yes, repentance.

10 Jewish Quotes About Kindness

Now is a prime time to increase our acts of kindness.

Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Should Have More Than Two Children

Our world has serious problems. Having more babies can help solve them.

Breaking into Auschwitz

Witold Pilecki heroically volunteered to enter Auschwitz where he organized a secret resistance.

Science and God

Maimonides wrote that if you want to find God, look in nature.

The Day I Got Scammed

Yep, I fell for a tech support scam. And so could you.

Should I Visit My Dysfunctional Parents?

My husband thinks a visit is destructive to me and takes weeks for me to recover. I still love them and feel torn.

4 Jewish Lessons from Lion King

The hit movie draws on timeless Jewish values and stories.

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