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


He was so kind. So gentle. He taught me the beauty of learning, math, and life. But most of all, he taught me the incredible power of a teacher.Continue Reading


Most people don’t see blogging as an art form. But to me, blogging is just as much an art as anything else, from novels to painting to music. Here’s why.Continue Reading


Memoirs. New York Times articles. Dr. Phil. It seems like the “off the derech” story is being told everywhere. But what about the baal teshuva one?Continue Reading


…and the only reason is because she’s a Hasidic Jew.Continue Reading


We think Muslims and Jews need “interfaith” conventions to unite. What we don’t realize is how much unity is already happening right in front of us.Continue Reading


With just a small contribution and/or share, you could help make these three wonderful projects happen. Let’s work together to make sure that happens.Continue Reading


Even the most liberal Jews can fall into this trap of believing that everyone has to believe the same thing. If only we realized how truly liberal we are!Continue Reading


This isn’t a post about whether women should wear tefillin. It’s a post about liberal Judaism, and why so many of us ran away from it.Continue Reading


Israel, we have always been in love. But from so far away, with the voices of the media and politics ringing in my ears, your image is getting blurred.Continue Reading