Keanu Reeves' Grey-Haired Girlfriend

Why women are so obsessed with looking young. (Hint: Don’t blame men.)

Hitler’s Teeth

The remarkable tale of Elena Rzhevskaya, the Jew who identified the fuehrer’s remains – and sat on the secret for decades.

Growing Up with Anne Frank

Mindful of the pledge I made to our murdered relatives and friends, I know I've done far too little.

My Encounter with al-Baghdadi’s Victims

Shabbat dinner with three Yazidi women from Iraq.

I Don't Like My Son's Teacher

Should I push to have him switched to another class or let him stay with his friends and make peace with the situation?

Lampooning Hitler: Jojo Rabbit Anti-Hate Satire

Award-winning director Taika Waititi skewers the banality of evil in his latest film.

Even in Auschwitz: Choosing the Possible

Dr. Edith Eva Eger, a Holocaust survivor and trauma expert, channels her experience to help others learn to move past suffering.

The Best Things in Life are Not Things

How the holiday of Sukkot contains the key to finding happiness.

Blessed are the Retractors

Remember that study showing religious children are more selfish than non-religious kids? Turns out it was wrong.

A Very Brady Temple

The original six Brady children reunited for A Very Brady Renovation. It's time for Jews to unite for an even more elaborate renovation project.

Yom Kippur & the Power of Granting Forgiveness

Stop giving so much credit to the person who hurt you. Discover the greatest gift of liberation you can give yourself.

Authors Snubbing Israel

Hundreds of authors are taking a stand in favor of boycotting Israel.

PODCAST: Fashions Statements

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on the messages we send with our clothing choices.

Facing Judgment: Notes from a Traffic Violations Lawyer

High Holy Days lessons from a criminal lawyer who has handled tens of thousands of cases.

Driving Ambulance 360 Miles to Take Sick Husband to Visit his Wife Around the Corner

London Jews drove 360 miles to take an elderly man on a five-minute drive in their ambulance when no other help was available.

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.

Bombs Bursting in Air: The Growing Problem of Profanity

Don't believe the research that says cursing has positive benefits.

Jewish Magical Realism: The Art of Zvi Suchet

A unique and modern refresh of a centuries-old subject.

Why World War II History Is Still Relevant

Five enduring lessons of this defining period.

Remembering Valerie Harper

Valerie Harper created an iconic Jewish character.

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.

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.

Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Should Have More Than Two Children

Our world has serious problems. Having more babies can help solve them.

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.

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.

The Day I Got Scammed

Yep, I fell for a tech support scam. And so could you.

Breaking into Auschwitz

Witold Pilecki heroically volunteered to enter Auschwitz where he organized a secret resistance.

4 Jewish Lessons from Lion King

The hit movie draws on timeless Jewish values and stories.

Science and God

Maimonides wrote that if you want to find God, look in nature.

The Moon Landing, 50 Years Later

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

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?

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.

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.

Lucette Lagnado’s Lost Egyptian Jewish World

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

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.

The Denver Hair Stylist who Fought Against Anti-Semitism

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

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.

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