A Less Religious America will be a Less Generous America

Religious faith and institutions are the strongest drivers of philanthropic works in US society.

Ted Bundy, Revulsion and the Holocaust

Are we losing our ability to feel horror at the face of pure evil?

During the Polar Vortex, One Woman Got 60 Motel Rooms for the Homeless

For one Chicago woman, the Arctic cold wasn’t an inconvenience; it was a call to action.

Help! My Friend is Sabotaging My Diet

I think my best friend is trying to sabotage my efforts at better health and weight. What should I do?

“What Are You, Crazy?”— Changing the Way We Speak

Why we need to stop misusing “crazy” and other words for mental illness.

Defaming Martin Luther King

Michelle Alexander has given new meaning to the word chutzpah.

Martin Luther King: Quotes about Israel and Jews

Stirring calls to live up to our potential and to look at others with fairness and warmth.

Muslim Heroes of the Holocaust

Four remarkable stories that some Muslims don’t want to be publicized.

My Husband’s Idiosyncrasies are Driving Me Nuts

Your husband is a convenient scapegoat for your unmet expectations and frustrations. Now is the time to look inward.

The Influence of the Hebrew Bible on America's Founding Fathers

The untold story of the Torah’s impact on America's founders and the political documents they codified.

Disabled People and Unlocking Our Potential

The key steps that enable people with disabilities to achieve great things can be used by everyone.

Jews, Genetics and the New World

Recent studies indicate that a significant segment of the immigrants who settled the New World were descended from Jews.

The Internet that Cried Wolf

A modern adaptation on the classic tale.

LeBron James Doesn’t Deserve a Free Pass

LeBron’s apology is the perfect example of how not to say you are sorry.

The Kippah on Beale Street

A positive Jewish twist to the acclaimed new film.

Black Christmas: December 25 in Jewish History

For generations, Jews have faced danger on this day.

Hatred Everywhere

Evil harbors no static political allegiances.

My Father, FDR and the Rabbis March

A Gallup poll omitted in new Holocaust exhibit shows that most Americans heard the voice of their consciences even though their President didn’t.

PODCAST: All the Lonely People

Rabbi David Aaron on what we can do to overcome a sense of loneliness.

PewDiePie and the Anti-Semitic Internet

We must stand against ethical abuse – or risk the consequences.

FBI and the Soul

Rabbi Cary Friedman helps cops survive the rigors of America’s most stressful occupation.

Save Your Marriage before Having Another Child

He desperately wants another child; she doesn’t.

Menorahs in Montana

The Schnitzer family had no idea that their children’s Hanukkah pictures would spark an anti-Semitic attack and galvanize a whole community.

Four Strangers, Three Faiths and One Extraordinary Escape to Freedom

How three Jews and one Christian band together to save Mohammed Al Samawi.

Abraham Lincoln and the Jews: 10 Fascinating Facts

Snapshots of Lincoln’s remarkable relationship with Jews.

Airbnb's Outrageous Decision Against Israel

The rental site is delisting vacation rentals that are outside of Israel's 1967 borders.

Thanksgiving and Praying for the World’s Welfare

There is a beauty to the world when we all work together.

Stan Lee, Creator of Flawed Superheroes Has Died

Flawed and complex, Lee’s superheroes looked a lot like us.

The Women's March: Saying No to Anti-Semitism

Actress Alyssa Milano is showing us how to fix the Women's March and other movements infected with anti-Semitism.

Muslim and Jewish Families Save Each Other, 50 Years Apart

The Hardagas hid the Kabilijo family in Sarjevo during the Holocaust. They returned the favor 50 years later.

The Jewish Nurse who Treated the Pittsburgh Murderer

Coming face to face with unspeakable evil, being Jewish gave Ari Mahler the courage to stand up for what he believed in.

I'm Not Your Toy... But What Am I?

Beauty is not the most important value.

When Your Spouse has a Different Love Language

I crave physical affection and I’m not getting it.

Joachim Ronnenberg: Stopping Hitler’s Nuclear Ambitions

The daring raid on the Nazis’ secret nuclear facility in Norway.

Complicit: Stoking an Environment of Hate

We have much work to do in this post-massacre world. Let’s get started.

Judaism and Common Superstitions

Who’s afraid of Friday the 13th and black cats?

The Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

A celebration of life in a house of God turned into a bloodbath.

Enlightened Despots are Never Enlightened

Any regime that imprisons, tortures, or kills people because of their opinions is by definition an enemy of the free world.

The Indian Princess who Fought Nazis

Noor Inayat Khan courageously spied for Britain behind enemy lines.

Think: Are You a Victim of the Abilene Paradox?

Bowing to social pressure versus thinking for yourself.

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