My response to Eli Finks recent series of posts about keeping Jews orthodox, and my view on what truly drives people to become and stay religious. #longread
Politicians. Priests. Rabbis. Activists. They are all trying to sell us ideas and beliefs, just like a used car salesman offloading a 97 Buick.
The world has taught us to run from our ideas, from risk, and from failure. We avoid highs and lows, but miss out on everything about life that matters.
Today is the day. Now is the time. Just one step.
We used to think antisemitism and racism were a thing of the past. Thanks to social media, Israel, and Ferguson, we can now stop fooling ourselves.
What makes a man a man? Is it his job? Or could there be something more?
What did “Robin Williams Did Not Kill Himself” reveal about us as people? A soul-searching guest post by Rivka Nehorai, AKA Mrs. Pop Chassid.
The death of Robin Williams is a chance for us to change the way we frame and discuss mental illness.
Why even anti-Zionists, even people in favor of boycotting Israel, and especially everyone else, do not deserve the “antisemite” label.
It seems that more and more writers I see, including myself, are ditching deep thinking for strong positions. Why is that, and is it a good or a bad thing?