About my existential dread of turning the age that marks adulthood in my mind, and how a status update changed my view on it all.Continue Reading


Why lights and windows explain that people matter as much as truth and eternity.Continue Reading


I have bipolar. I had a manic episode where I could have hurt someone. But that does not mean I think mass shootings can be excused by mental health.Continue Reading


What is it about being religious that matters so much? How does it actually differ from being secular?Continue Reading


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.Continue Reading


Or gotten married. Yeesh.Continue Reading


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.Continue Reading


A guest post by Luftmentsch about the depths of depression and how it can lead to wanting to end everything. *TRIGGER WARNING*Continue Reading


“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