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.

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.

Should I Tell My Kids that I have Cancer?

Since my prognosis is good, I want to avoid telling my children and spare them from unnecessary anxiety.

How I Suddenly Became a Dangerous Person

Writer and Portland-based podcaster Nancy Rommelmann became public enemy #1 after daring to publicly raise some questions about the #MeToo movement. She tells her astonishing story — what happened and why — in this compelling video.

The Moon Landing, 50 Years Later

How can we explain mankind’s unquenchable thirst to discover what lies beyond our earthly home?

Representing the Jewish People on Million Dollar Mile

While wearing his kippah, Michael Neuman realized a childhood dream to compete at the highest level, stunning hosts to win $25,000.

The Denver Hair Stylist who Fought Against Anti-Semitism

Would I have had the courage to act as resolutely as Ron did?

The “Billy Graham” Rule and the Mississippi Governor’s Race

Is it sexist or sane policy to insist a third-party come along when a female reporter wants to interview a male candidate on the campaign trail?

Lucette Lagnado’s Lost Egyptian Jewish World

The award-winning journalist brought the Cairo Jewish community of her childhood to life.

Messages from Your Loved Ones After They’re Gone

Obsessed with death, a child of a Holocaust survivor creates an app that enables you to leave meaningful messages to loved ones.

Proclaim Liberty: How the Hebrew Bible Molded America

The Hebrew Bible indelibly molded the American founding, and its influence remains a part of its national story.

Baby India: There Are No Unwanted Babies

Why should any child be abandoned, or any baby deprived of life, when so many potential mothers and fathers yearn with all their hearts for the chance to adopt?

The Day Fox News was On in My Gym

Harshness of our public dialogue is being driven by hardline ideologues who see the world through lenses so thick that they can’t understand each other's views.

With Strings Attached

My boyfriend’s family showers us with gifts and money and expect a say in the most important issues in our life.

World War II Hero Speaks Out

Robert Hilliard wants us to follow his courageous example of standing up for what’s right.

Mommy, You’re Fat!

The cultural obsession with image and size is everywhere, and so are the destructive ramifications.

5 Toxic Conversation Starters

How to bring back civility and respect in our conversation.

Harvard’s Mistake

Doesn’t Harvard believe in forgiveness and redemption?

Kyle Kashuv and the Limits of Forgiveness

Harvard rescinds the acceptance of young man who survived the Parkland shootings for racist statements he made as a teen and has since regretted.

Not Invited

I was taken aback by not being invited to a friend’s wedding.

Keanu Reeves Doesn’t Touch Women

In photo after photo a viral post shows the actor not touching women.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes” and the Imposter Syndrome

His clothing would be invisible to anyone who was unfit for his position.

Shmoozing with Sir Paul McCartney

It was surreal. Here I was actually chatting with this living music legend, and he was listening!

Help! My Sister-in-Law Hates Me

My sister-in-law is rude and hostile and something has got to change.

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