Excusing FDR’s Indifference to Jews in the Holocaust

The Holocaust Museum’s exhibit makes excuses for ignoring genocide.

What Is Love? A Jewish Take

Why Judaism doesn’t believe in love at first sight.

Israeli Diplomat Forced Out of Uber for Speaking Hebrew

An exclusive Aish.com interview with Itay Milner, Israel’s Deputy Consul General to the Midwest.

The Poker Windfall and My Greedy Boss

My boss gave his seat to my husband at a charity poker event, and he won! Now he insists on splitting the pot.

Anti-Semitic Politicians in America Today

The rise of anti-Semitism in America can also been seen in the political sphere.

PETA and the Dehumanization of Humans

Their new video equates human beings to animals.

Hilarity for Charity: An Interview with Seth and Lauren Rogen

The Hollywood couple is the driving force behind a movement dedicated to raising awareness, inspiring change and accelerating progress in Alzheimer’s care and research.

I Feel Pretty: Can Confidence Make a Woman Beautiful?

Amy Schumer’s mediocre film raises important issues about self-esteem and beauty.

Coming to Grips with My Mental Illness

After my first child was born I developed severe postpartum depression and sank into a dark abyss.

Losing the Nobel Prize

Part memoir, part scientific history and part polemic, Prof. Brian Keating’s new book offers a comprehensive treatment of the physics Nobel, warts and all.

JK Rowling and Standing Up to Anti-Semitism

J.K. Rowling, French celebrities and German officials are making it clear they stand with the embattled Jewish minorities within their midst.

My Thoughts and Struggles about Not Being a Parent

A truthful book about one woman’s struggles with infertility.

Banning the Kippah

The Anne House employee isn’t the only person told not to wear his kippah at work.

My Boring Husband

Every day is the same and I’m going out of my mind.

Searching for Antonio in the Streets of LA

A band of Jews come together to help a homeless man.

Did the Bookkeeper of Auschwitz Redeem Himself?

Oskar Groening is no hero. But he did jeopardize his own safety in order to combat Holocaust denial.

Freedom of Speech

Why a central theme of Passover is talking.

Taking It Out On My Husband

My husband bears the brunt of my bad moods and frustration and I can’t seem to stop myself.

Invite These Five Women to Your Seder

Women who played a pivotal role in Exodus story.

Stephen Hawking and a Great Man’s Imperfections

Stephen Hawking’s death is the loss of a great man, but a man with great flaws.

The U.S. Holocaust Museum and Revoking Honor

When moral heroes betray the very ideals for which they were singled out for tribute.

Aging Solutions: Is There a Problem?

Age is all mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.

Good Advice to Appalled and Heartbroken Mother-in-Law

How to respond to threatening texts from son’s fiancé.

What Made America Great in the First Place

Rabbi Meir Soloveichik’s new lecture series offers insights into the Jewish ideas that influenced America’s founders.

My Journey through Infertility

My husband and I conceived our first child effortlessly, but the second time would never happen naturally again.

Poland, Purim and Masking the Truth

Just when evil people and destructive ideologies seem to dominate the world, the darkness can turn into light.

Sports, Politics and Our Search for Meaning

When sports and politics become a distraction from the real challenges in our lives.

Babatha & the Role of Women in the 2nd Century

Exploring the mysterious 2nd-Century find in the Cave of Letters.

Au Pair in the Home: Should I Trust My Husband?

I’m not sure I want a young, attractive woman as a fixture in our home. Am I being paranoid?

Stop Saying "It's Broken"

Broken implies that fixing something is hopeless. More often than not, that’s not the case.

Aiding Nazis in Mass Killing of Jews

Father Desbois is on a mission to expose the Holocaust’s hidden crimes.

I Don't Know a Single Person on this Earth Anymore

Too many elderly people have no real relationship with their grandchildren. They are completely alone.

Germany Remains Deeply Anti-Semitic

How anti-Semitic is Germany today? A Holocaust survivor stuns German TV viewers with her candid answer.

Whitewashing Evil: Poland’s New Law about the Holocaust

The country can’t whitewash its guilt of complicity and the guilt of joining in the evil all around them.

Physician Burnout

Depression and burnout are common amongst doctors. Here’s why Maimonides and I buck the trend.

Revlon Award Winner has History of Anti-Semitism

Amani Al-Khatahtbeh endorsed blood libels against Jews and 9/11 truther conspiracies.

How Would You Spend Your Last 38 Minutes?

You don’t have to be from Hawaii to live like you were dying.

Montecito Mudslides: When the Loved One that Died is a Place, Not a Person

My hometown looks like a battlefield and I lost a part of myself.

Losing Faith

My son has a chronic disease and is becoming bitter. How do I help him?

Erasing Hate: Corey Fleischer’s Battle against Anti-Semitism and Hate

With graffiti-removal tools in hand, one Canadian is starting a movement to improve the world.

Why You Should Quit Social Media

Debunking the common arguments against leaving social media.

Smartphones and Kids: Harmful Effects and What to Do About It

Recent research on the impact of smartphones on children and how we can realistically protect them.

A Jewish Perspective on the Feminine

A fascinating analysis of Judaism’s perspective on the nature of the masculine and feminine.

The Physician-Assisted Suicide of My Sister’s Friend

An elderly, paralyzed woman choosing death has shocked and saddened me.

A Boy Who Saved 17 Lives Gets a Big Surprise

Virgil Smith, 13, heroically trudged into the Hurricane Harvey flood waters with an air mattress to transport his stranded neighbors to safety.

Trophies are for Winning

Should kids be given trophies for playing sports, even when they don't win? Former Olympian and LA Galaxy soccer star Cobi Jones thinks they’re destructive.

Receive Weekly Current Issues Emails

Sign up to our Current Issues Jewsletter.

Our privacy policy