Ugly Me

My eating disorder was my way to get control of my life and become pretty.

The Mosque Next Door

Who are the people in your neighborhood?

Mourning, Noon and Night

Jewish mourning and the American spectacle of celebrity death worship.

Israel Today, the West Tomorrow

Acquiescence to Islam's assault on Israel won't save Europe from a Muslim fate.

Taking a Stand against Iran

New Canadian legislation provides a template for how to hold Iran accountable for its genocidal threats.

Anti-Semitism and the Economic Crisis

A recent study yields some disturbing findings.

Mensch of Malden Mills

Aaron Feuerstein's incredible act of selflessness.

Too Much Work

Is the goal of life not to experience pain?

Selling Dreams

Judaism's laws of commerce assert a viable economy firmly rooted in reality.

Durban 2 Hatefest

A statement by Anne Bayefsky at the Third Substantive Preparatory Meeting of the Durban Review Conference.

No Bread

Passover & four questions for a financial crisis.


Getting out of the quick-fix mentality.

Closing the Gap

As I grow older, things are no longer the same with my children.

Love Your Neighbor

A tragic fire brings together a disparate community.

Daniel Pearl and the Normalization of Evil

When will our luminaries stop making excuses for terror?

Back to the Dark Ages

The Vatican has done far more than set back Vatican/Jewish relations. It has made itself look like it is living in the darkest of ages.

Papal Shocker

Pope Benedict reinstates Holocaust denying Bishop

A Front Row Seat to History

I voted for McCain and still wept for joy at the inauguration.

Flight 1549

Nothing catalyzes us like crisis.

My Death Sentence

It never occurred to me that my family and I would be sentenced to death again for the crime of being born Jewish.

The Robot Within

One small blessing in the economic downturn.

Black Friday in Wal-mart

They came to shop and ended up killing.

Lincoln's Thanksgiving Proclamation

I do therefore invite my fellow-citizens... to set apart... a day of thanksgiving and praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the heavens.

The Music of Recession

Sometimes life is so hard, you just have to sing.

The Time to Reinvest is Now

Don't ask Mr. Soros or Mr. Buffett about when it is time to reinvest. Ask yourself.

When Monsters Lurk in Every Shadow

Are you threatened by someone who has different beliefs than you?

Childhood Dreams

Can they ever be revived? Should they?

Your Computer's Yom Kippur Message

Let's face it, you spend more time on me than you should. And it's not all for wholesome things.

Judgment Day on Wall Street

Is Wall Street sending us a Rosh Hashanah message?

Meeting Paul McCartney

There is always a different way of seeing.

Totally Cool

Why I stopped caring about being cool.

Defeat the Lies

Solzhenitsyn's example ought to remind us of the perils of indifference to tyranny.

The Electronic Chuppah

New doesn't always come with improved.

Oil: Paying the Price

Do the speculators have us over barrel?

The Coming Population Bust

People are not our greatest liability; they are our greatest asset.

What a Difference a Day Makes

Life's simplest lessons are the easiest ones to forget.

Rediscovering the Will to Win

Sharansky reminds us democracies can't defend themselves without 'identity.'


Where we are headed -- if we don't get our act together.

Alan Dershowitz Speaks

A wide-ranging interview on the pressing issues facing the Jewish people today.

Muslims at Harvard

Do Muslim demands at Harvard safeguard rights or promote something more troubling?

The Seinfeld Call

How long can you spend all alone, without your laptop, TV or cell phone, before going insane?

Eliot Spitzer's Downfall

Before we engage in schadenfreude, let's be sure our own behavior and character could withstand the scrutiny.

I Am No Nazi

The remarkable discovery of Friedrich Kellner's World War II diary.

Get a Life

No day should go by without living life, at least for a brief while.


A college campus psychiatrist tells students everything they really need to know about intimacy.

V is for Victim

Victimization is becoming the greatest defense strategy known to mankind.

The Visitor

The stranger in our home.

When the Berlin Wall Came Tumbling Down

On November 9th, history was made.

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