Monochrome within a Rainbow

The illuminated manuscripts of Michael and Danielle Chouraqui.

Universalism: Can Loving More Mean Loving Less?

The opposite of Universalism is community, not sectarianism.

Holiday From History

Will the civilized world disarm the barbarians who could cause the ultimate destruction?

L.A. Law

Yale graduate, Harvard Law School, stand-up comic, observant Jew. Meet the irrepressible Diane Faber.

Life, Death, and Purpose

A former athlete insists that the most wonderful thing that ever happened to him was the swimming accident that left him a quadriplegic.

Faith and the Economic Slowdown

If people have no faith in God, He will see to it that they will also have no faith in each other.

Postpartum's Gaping Black Hole

I had no idea what was happening to me. I only knew that the worst thing in the world was to be conscious.

The Ethics of Smallpox Immunization

A Jewish perspective on the controversial issues surrounding immunization.

The UN's Moral Irrelevance

The choice of one of the world's most repressive tyrannies to head the UN's main human rights body was a textbook illustration of the way the UN works.

Seeding Israel

For Jon Medved, cofounder of a leading venture capital fund, Israel is the center stage and he wants to be a player.

Israeli Ambassador in Space

Col. Ilan Ramon will orbit the earth in search of Jewish unity. An exclusive interview with

The Truth about Television

What they don't want you to know about television and videos.

Tolkien's Clash of Civilizations

The eerie relevance of The Two Towers.

Trent Lott's Moment

Each word and action is brimming with power. The trick is aiming in the right direction.

Fighting for Israel

Every year Alan Leventen takes a break from his senior executive position in NYC and serves in the Israeli army, risking his life in the war against terror. What makes this man tick?

The Mysteries of Snow and Lightning

Ever wonder how perennials survive the winter and what the secret purpose of lightning is?

The Mandate to Heal

What is the role of a physician in Jewish law?

The Spy Who's Locked Into the Cold

It's time to release Jonathan Pollard.

Henny's Secret

There is no limit to how much love and compassion can emanate from one human heart.

Enron's Collateral Damage

In an age of electronic information, a person's reputation can be destroyed with the press of a button.

Shaking Hands with the Opposite Gender

The ethicist of the NY Times gets it wrong.

The 'James' Ossuary Inscription

The ossuary was genuine, but the inscription was faked.

The Snipers: Crazy or Jihadis?

The jihad element cannot be so readily dismissed.

My People and My Country

For Carol Aminoff, Israel is her passion.

Suddenly Jewish

Jews raised as gentiles discover their Jewish roots.

Jimmy Carter's Ignoble Prize

A smug little group of Norwegian politicians continues to show disturbingly bad judgment in choosing the Nobel Peace Prize recipients.

Jewish Tales of Holy Women

Precious tales that give us a peek in to a world of devotional beauty that focuses on kindness.

God's Management Theory

God was willing to risk His reputation in order to demonstrate how to achieve true success. The least we could do is try to emulate Him.

Seeing Angels

Some things I didn't learn in medical school.

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