This was not the piece I was planning on writing today. But when you have to face an ugly side of yourself, maybe you should write about that.
Or gotten married. Yeesh.
A guest post by Eric Kaplan, writer for the Big Bang Theory and Futurama, in which he describes a bizarre conversation about faith he had (or did he?) with Elad.
A guest post by Luftmentsch about the depths of depression and how it can lead to wanting to end everything. *TRIGGER WARNING*
“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.
“To all appearances, as individuals, American Jews have done quite well, but as a people, they are yet to create a common, inspiring future.”
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.
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.
An anti-love letter to the people who think destruction and division is more important than creation and unity.
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.