Why Menopause Doesn’t Bother Me Anymore

A tale of ugly shoes, hot flashes and aging gratefully.

What Happened When I Took a Cell Phone Break for 730 Days

These cell phones sneak up on you, curl themselves around you, purr in your ear and tend to your every whim and need. Then one day they own you.

The Undercover Spy Operation that Helped Foil a Nazi Plot in 1930s L.A.

A network of citizen-spies took the Nazi plots to exterminate Jews seriously.

Why Iranian Judo Athlete Dedicated His Silver Medal to Israel

Saeid Mollaei sent a heartfelt message to Israelis: Todah.

The Hook-Up Culture is Eroding the Value of Marriage

Non-committal physical Intimacy is making it harder for women to get married.

Jackie Mason’s Life and Jokes

The comic, who has died at 93, was a keen observer of Jewish life in America.

The Money You Give Away Is Yours Forever

Giving charity impacts the giver more than the recipient.

This Couple is Responsible for Over 2,000 Jewish Adoptions

After losing a baby, Steve and Vicki Krausz entered the confusing maze of adoption. They decided to change it.

Things Keep Getting Better...And That’s the Problem!

Today's emotional turmoil stems from the knowledge that people know things can be better. That idea is very recent in human history.

The Church of England's Too-Late Apology to the Jews

The Church of England is repenting for its past actions persecuting England’s Jews. Better late than never.

Music is Not Normal

Why do we love music? Is there something deeper than sound?

Major League Baseball’s First Shabbat-Observant Players

Elie Kligman, drafted by the Washington Nationals, may first opt for college baseball. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

How Jew-Hatred is Different from Other Forms of Prejudice

Antisemitism speaks the language of extermination.

The Single Word That Changed My Life

Our words can be as hurtful as our actions.

Will Joe Biden Grant My Daughter Justice?

America still has the power to extradite the terrorist who murdered her.

Ilhan Omar Has a Problem with Jews

It's high time to address Rep. Omar's pattern of offensive commentary.

America and Jewish Values

The Bible's major role in the creation of the United States and its democracy.

First Chief Rabbi in German Army in 100 Years

An exclusive interview with Rabbi Zsolt Balla, who’s just been installed as Germany’s first Jewish Chaplain in over a century.

The Liberty Bell's Crack

Why do we "proclaim freedom throughout the land" with a broken, imperfect bell?

Jewish Women Share Stories of Crisis, Healing, and Strength

New book from The Layers Project breaks taboos and stigmas.

Germany’s Other Genocide: Dress Rehearsal for the Holocaust

Germany recently acknowledged it committed genocide in present-day Namibia.

Hollywood Insider Who's Defending Israel

My attempt to counteract anti-Israel propaganda, one conversation at a time.

The Tulsa Race Massacre and Oklahoma’s Jews

How local Jews – some with fresh memories of European pogroms – did their small part to help victims of one of the worst acts of racial violence in US history.

God Has a Sense of Humor

As much as we would like to, we can rarely avoid life’s messy situations.

Richard Dawkins and Eugenics

Dawkins advocates for reducing “undesirable” populations by preventing them from being born in the first place.

The Many Faces of Addiction

Don’t shun the addict. Embrace the human being struggling with addiction.

Woke and Ignoring the Gifted

Yes, “all men are created equal”, but that doesn't mean we are all identical.

Lessons from the NBA’s Historic MVP

Nikola Jokic became the lowest draft pick to ever win the NBA MVP award. But it’s his exemplary character that distinguishes him most.

The Last Liberator of Auschwitz

David Dushman, a Jewish soldier for the Red Army who drove his tank through the electric fence at Auschwitz, has died.

Superman vs. the Nazis

When the Man of Steel’s Jewish creators got into a real-life feud with the Nazis.

Antisemitism in America

When Jews are attacked in America's streets, who speaks out?

Jewish Woman Photographing Resistance Fighters

Faye Schulman’s photographs are a rare glimpse into the life of Jewish partisan fighters during World War II.

UFOs and Jews Living on a Different Planet

Judaism's differing views on the possibility of life on other planets and how some Jews are living in an alternative universe.

Why The World Hates The Jews

Recent events in Israel show that antisemitism is rife not just in Gaza, Akko, and Jerusalem but in the civilized capitals of the world. Why won't anti-Semitism go away?

Let's All Implement the 10 and 5 Rule

Whenever you are within 10 feet of someone, make eye contact and smile. When you’re within 5 feet, say hello. A simple way to make a dramatic difference.

The Song of the Cat

Even your feline friend has a song. Listen and become inspired.

Small Acts, Cosmic Implications

The camera is always on. You never know which small deed you do that can have cosmic implications.

Cancelling 'Anti-Semitism'

Why dropping the hyphen in 'anti-Semitism' is actually a big deal.

Covid and Our Mental Health

Now, more than ever, we need to educate ourselves about mental health issues.

Hassidic Woman on NY Hate Crime Panel

After her son was brutally murdered, Devorah Halberstam began a crusade against hate.

Shtisel and Judaism: Three Themes in Season 3

This beloved series explores themes related to intimacy, mental illness and searching for your soulmate.

My Nazi Grandfather Was No Hero

Lithuania patriots claim my grandfather could not really have wanted to kill Jews; he must have been forced to do so. I believe they are in denial.

Shtisel Returns

The most famous Orthodox family on TV deals with intense new dramas, welcomes new family members, and grieves over losses.

Antisemitism and Four Travesties of Justice

Four examples – Paris, Wuppertal, Saint-Nicolas, and Oslo – where the legal process failed Jews, failed justice, and failed common sense.

Prince Philip’s Mother Saved Jews during the Holocaust

Husband to the Queen for 74 years, Prince Philip was deeply proud of his mother, Princess Alice of Greece who was recognized as one of the Righteous Among the Nations.

Religion in America is Fading

But true believers are everywhere.

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