Selma and the Jews

In our time of increasing anti-Semitism, understanding between blacks and Jews needs to be strengthened.

Poll Shocker

Majority of secular Israelis are ready to study Torah.

Netanyahu’s Churchillian Warning

Like Churchill, will Netanyahu also be ignored?

Husband’s Dysfunctional Family

My husband’s a gem, his family is not. We’re expecting our first baby and they want to be in our lives more often.

Mordechai’s Secret Weapon!

How did he get the Jewish people to listen and help save the day?

Self-Discipline and Grit

Help! I need to lose weight after being in bed for a month with mono.

Where Have All the Good Jewish Women Gone?

Some women seem to be more interested in over-achieving than in maintaining a relationship.

Muslim Ring of Peace

Over 650 young Muslims have volunteered to guard Oslo Synagogue on Shabbat in support of the Jewish people.

Europe Needs to Confront its Anti-Semitism

After Copenhagen, here are the next steps I wish Europe would take.

Severing Contact with Divorced Sister-in-Law

Our brother demands that we end our relationship with his first wife. None of his siblings want to.


Trying to see the good in difficult situations.

Brian Williams, Lying & the Media

Brian Williams is getting the condemnation he deserves. Why isn’t The New York Times?

ISIS and Book Burning

"I see parchment burning, but the letters are soaring free."

The Brian Williams Controversy

The pressures of high-stakes entertainment news.

The Blizzard that Wasn’t

Why the botched prediction really bothers me.

Using My Daughter

I’m annoyed at the people helping my special-needs daughter in order to build their resume.

Where Have All the Good Jewish Men Gone?

Fear of commitment is exacting a steep price from both men and women.

Auschwitz: Past and Present

Now is the time for every Jew to pledge active involvement in confronting the growing threat of anti-Semitism.

Helicopter Parenting

Would you let your kids, 10 and 6, walk home alone from a park a mile away?

Charlie Hebdo: All Is Forgiven?

Forgiving those who actively continue to seek your death is just another form of suicide.

Breaking My New Year’s Resolution

I made a New Year’s Resolution, and I kept it…until now.

Just Smile

The shocking benefits of a simple smile.

They’re Sabotaging My Diet

I need to lose 40 pounds and instead of helping me, my family is standing in my way.

The Paris Terror Attack

A long history of threats and violence, against Charlie Hebdo and other targets, has too often been minimized and ignored.

Legalizing Marijuana

Why I think this is a terrible idea.


Laura Hillenbrand and Louie Zamperini have created extraordinary lives through adversity.

Friend in Wheelchair

Don’t let your friend get away with murder just because she’s in a wheelchair.

Stephen Hawking and the Golem

A cautionary tale about artificial intelligence.

One Stitch Closer

Get inspired by Veronika, CEO and founder of The Empowerment Plan, who empowers women to become more independent.

My Narcissistic Mother

How do I honor my mother when she is almost unbearable?’s Top Articles & Videos, 2014

Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.

Harry Potter and Jewish Values

News of a Jewish wizard at Hogwarts reminded me of 5 Jewish values reflected in the series of books.

Sony's Surrender to Terror

The greatest enemy of civilization is appeasement to evil.

Sony's Capitulation

Is America letting the terrorists win?

Anorexia and My Need for Perfection

I had to be the skinniest, the prettiest, and the smartest. Otherwise, I was nothing.

Rolling Stone’s Train Wreck

Has the time come to give up on the ideal of objective, unbiased journalism?

Technology in the Bedroom

Help, my spouse is addicted to his smart phone!

In Search of a Kidney Donor

Time is growing short for Jeffery Borenstein.

Infertility Etiquette

Becoming more sensitive and more aware of the pain couples struggling with infertility are going through.

My Father Makes Fun of Me

My dad always makes fun of me and then says he was just joking.

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