“I know we don’t listen to music during sefira, but a lot of people draw the line at live music,” he says…

“In our house, it’s very clear,” I respond.Continue Reading


“To all appearances, as individuals, American Jews have done quite well, but as a people, they are yet to create a common, inspiring future.”Continue Reading


Many Jews are suffering daily from mental health issues. Issues that could be easily treated, if only we focused on them. It’s time we did just that.Continue Reading


We live in a society that increasingly demands proof of success before creating art, starting a business or implementing any bold vision. That is a mistake.Continue Reading


An anti-love letter to the people who think destruction and division is more important than creation and unity.Continue Reading


We are taught that the best way to deal with death is to ignore it. That’s a mistake: death, actually, makes our life incomparably better. Here’s how.Continue Reading


For years, it was impossible for me to understand the people that were bitter about the orthodox Jews that do bad things. Then I moved to New York.Continue Reading


Most of us are used to thinking that creativity is an individual pursuit. But there are certain laws that are absolute. This is the most important one.Continue Reading


Guest post by Rivka Nehorai: “I used to always be so proud of how hard I worked. But I’m starting to rethink that.”Continue Reading


I have an insane fear of flying. And, yet, the thing I find most bizarre is that no one else seems to have this issue.Continue Reading