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.

Messages from Your Loved Ones After They’re Gone

Obsessed with death, a child of a Holocaust survivor creates an app that enables you to leave meaningful messages to loved ones.

Baby India: There Are No Unwanted Babies

Why should any child be abandoned, or any baby deprived of life, when so many potential mothers and fathers yearn with all their hearts for the chance to adopt?

With Strings Attached

My boyfriend’s family showers us with gifts and money and expect a say in the most important issues in our life.

World War II Hero Speaks Out

Robert Hilliard wants us to follow his courageous example of standing up for what’s right.

The Day Fox News was On in My Gym

Harshness of our public dialogue is being driven by hardline ideologues who see the world through lenses so thick that they can’t understand each other's views.

5 Toxic Conversation Starters

How to bring back civility and respect in our conversation.

Mommy, You’re Fat!

The cultural obsession with image and size is everywhere, and so are the destructive ramifications.

Kyle Kashuv and the Limits of Forgiveness

Harvard rescinds the acceptance of young man who survived the Parkland shootings for racist statements he made as a teen and has since regretted.

Harvard’s Mistake

Doesn’t Harvard believe in forgiveness and redemption?

Not Invited

I was taken aback by not being invited to a friend’s wedding.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes” and the Imposter Syndrome

His clothing would be invisible to anyone who was unfit for his position.

Keanu Reeves Doesn’t Touch Women

In photo after photo a viral post shows the actor not touching women.

Shmoozing with Sir Paul McCartney

It was surreal. Here I was actually chatting with this living music legend, and he was listening!

Help! My Sister-in-Law Hates Me

My sister-in-law is rude and hostile and something has got to change.

The Teen Who Got Oregon to Mandate Teaching the Holocaust

Thanks to a 14 year old student and a Holocaust survivor who became her mentor, Oregon schools have a new mandate to teach the Holocaust.

Just Breathe: Am I Worthy?

If deep down you think you’re garbage, you’ll treat yourself like garbage.

Mount Everest and Mount Sinai

It is not the mountain that we conquer but it is ourselves.

Remembering Judith Kerr, Author of 'When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit'

The best-selling children’s book author about a Jewish girl fleeing Nazi Germany has died aged 95 in Britain.

What to Say (and Not Say) When There are No Words

How to best interact with someone going through a crisis.

What’s the Wealthiest Place in the World?

It’s not the banks or the gold mines. It’s the graveyard.

Burial, Cremation and Baseball

A rabbi’s unusual argument for convincing a mourner to give his mother a proper Jewish burial.

Kate Smith and the Game of Thrones' Latte

A Starbucks latte in medieval England is merely ludicrous. Destroying lives and legacies without taking into account historic context is a far more serious distortion.

Mel Gibson’s Chutzpah

It’s bad enough to make a film about a dysfunctional family that alludes to a wealthy Jewish family. But casting Mel Gibson as the sinister grandfather? Come on.

Rashida Tlaib’s Four Lies about Palestinians and the Holocaust

Palestinians are complicit in perpetrating Jewish suffering.

Dropping Out of Harvard Law School in 1947 to Help Jewish Refugees

An article in Time Magazine convinced Harold Katz to volunteer to help Jews illegally immigrate to Israel.

Jewish Wishes for the Royal Baby

A Bishop welcomes the newest royal baby with a Jewish twist.

Should I Leave My So-So Marriage?

I was resigned to my mediocre marriage until I met a divorced man with whom I’m having so much fun.

Rocking My Crown: Highs and Lows of Covering My Hair

I walk around in this world with a constant awareness of who I am as a married Jewish woman – off limits to other intimate relationships.

Instagram and the Holocaust

An Instagram campaign is bringing home the death of one girl -- and six million other Jews - one compelling post at a time.

Doing Jewish and Responding to Terror

Jews around the world are pledging to do more Jewish acts after the shooting in California.

Jews Shouldn't have to Pay with their Lives to Gather in Prayer

We need our leaders to work together to stop the hate — all hate — from the far right to the far left.

Judah Samet: Dodging Bullets Again

70 years after surviving three Holocaust death trains, Judah Samet narrowly escaped the Tree of Life shooting in Pittsburgh. An exclusive look at his fascinating life.

Audrey Hepburn, Teenage Spy

A new book sheds light on the Hollywood star’s heroic wartime activities.

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