The world likes to think Jews look a particular way: they’re all white (Ashkenaz), nerdy, JAPy, whatever. It’s time break those stereotypes down.Continue Reading


It was fifth grade, and I just wanted to fit in. The perfect recipe for me to do something really, really stupid.Continue Reading


The video of the bar mitzvah boy’s extravengant dance revealed how Jews can actually achieve the respect of the world. And it may not be what you expect.Continue Reading


Frustrated that your Jewish blog hasn’t taken off yet? Don’t want to put in the effort to improve it? Read this to get the results without the work.Continue Reading


We are so used to thinking that science and religion are opposed, that we can forget the lessons they can both teach us.Continue Reading


Today, I’m so depressed, all I can write about is how depressed I am.Continue Reading


After a discussion on Facebook regarding baal teshuvas who have difficulty with their parents, a fan of Pop Chassid sent in some thoughts on the issue.Continue Reading


It’s so easy to live our lives like the present is forever. Sometimes we need to be reminded that time really is passing at every moment.Continue Reading


A guest post by Rivka Nehorai describing her reflections after watching Schindler’s list on Tisha B’Av and how it caused her to examine her Jewish identity.Continue Reading


How my wife helped me stop complaining and realize what’s really going on around me.Continue Reading