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The Larry David Sandwich Recipe

A toasted bagel with white fish salad and all the fixins.

The Warrior Within: Overcoming Life's Challenges with Addicted Parents

Margalit Romano knows firsthand that there’s no such thing as a quick fix.

That Time The Jews Got Kicked Out Of Tennessee

As an oppressed minority, Jews have been expelled from countries throughout Europe and the Middle East. Did you know that during the Civil War, Jews were expelled from Tennessee?

The Weird and Wonderful Foods of Star Wars Made Jewish

Delving deeper into iconic Stars Wars foods.

Charles Darwin: Anti-Prejudice, Pro-Bible Revolutionary

Darwin was neither the darling of the atheist nor the villain of the theist.

Henry Ford's Virulent Antisemitism

There's a good reason why Hitler regarded the industrialist as his inspiration.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Jews

Six facts about the monarch’s tumultuous relationship with Jews, on the occasion of her Platinum Jubilee.

Eating Your Way Through The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem

Discover unique Jerusalem Sephardi foods.

I'm Right, and You're an Evil Monster

Toxic polarization is turning disagreements into a binary war of good vs. evil, right vs. wrong, enlightened vs. barbaric.

Help, I Don't Exist!

How can a material entity be consciously aware of itself?

The Nobel Prize-Winning Neuroscientist Mussolini Couldn’t Stop

Despite WWII-era fascist laws barring Jews from society, Rita Levi-Montalcini, a brilliant scientist, conducted pioneering experiments in her bedroom.

Why I Run

Yes, it makes me a better wife and mother, but there’s a deeper explanation for self-care.

Bradley Cooper’s Fake “Jewish” Nose

A look at the surprising long history of the slur against “Jewish noses.”

4 Insights on How to Manage Stress

Jewish tools to help you keep sane.

7 Simple Ways to Build a Strong Family

Daily practices to maintain rock-solid ties with your family.

Top Gun: Maverick – Three Jewish Takeaways

The exhilarating movie has something to say about the high-stakes combat we all face in life.

The Mass Expulsion of Jews from Lithuania during Shavuot 1915

One of the largest single expulsions of Jews since Roman times occurred in May, 1915.

The Surge of Converts to Judaism in Ancient Rome

Why did so many non-Jews, even from the ranks of the Roman elite like Queen Helena and Nero, convert to Judaism?

Listen to the Silence

If you want to encounter God, you need to experience silence.

Life After the Miracle

Even with the answered prayers, it’s messy and wonderful and exciting and boring. It’s life – with all the ups and downs and unceasing challenges.

Drop Your Armor: Don't Be Afraid to Be You

The inspiring reason behind the army's salute.

The Beauty Queen of Jerusalem: 6 Jewish Communities Who’ve Long Called Jerusalem Home

Israel’s capital has always been home to diverse Jewish communities.

What Are Blintzes and Why Are They Jewish?

The history of blintzes and how to make them yourself.

Why We Let Our Kids Draw on the Walls

It’s not for the faint-hearted, but our home showcases the love and laughter that thrives under our roof, and reflects our desire to nurture our children’s creative spirits.

My Visit to Walter Reed Army Medical Center

My Memorial Day memories are shaped by a proud Jewish combat veteran who cared deeply about others.

Ida’s Classic Cheese Blintzes Recipe

How to make traditional Jewish cheese blintzes.

Looking In, Not Out

Maybe we don’t have to travel so far afield to find balance and mindfulness.

History of the Jews of Yemen

An ancient Jewish community that survived all odds and came home.

Shavuot is The Holiday of Cheesecake and Blintzes

There’s a reason you find yourself craving cheesecake the beginning of every summer.

The Wholeness of Being Broken

What I learned from being honest about my struggle with alcohol.

Men are from Weekday, Women are from Shabbat

Judaism, Shabbat and the feminine mystique.

Free Will: The Choice to Choose

How much of your decision-making are you actually responsible for? When it comes to making a choice, how much of it is actually in our hands?

Jerusalem: Facts and Figures

Everything you need to know about Israel’s capital.

Lokshen Noodle Kugel Recipe

A recipe in tribute to Nonna Betty.

The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Holocaust

Who was Haj Amin Al Husseini and what role did he play in the Holocaust?

Jewish Chutzpah’s Ancient Precedent: Commoner Sues Toxic Boss 2600 Years Ago

This fascinating Hebrew letter from 630 BCE is the earliest documented example of how average Jews incorporated Judaism’s laws into their everyday lives.

Muslim Heroes of the Holocaust

Four remarkable stories that some Muslims don’t want to be publicized.

Ten Terrifying Truths about Marriage

Get rid of the illusions and let your marriage soar.

10 Big Jewish Inventions

We can thank members of the tribe for many wacky, wonderful, important, life-changing inventions of the past 120 years.

The Strange Face of Change

Is change a fundamental feature of existence that is always occurring or is it simply an illusion?

Pain is a Reality; Suffering is a Choice

My grappling with God in the aftermath of my daughter’s sickness and subsequent passing at age 14.

Why We Can’t See True Reality

Is reality determined only by that which can be measured and quantified, or is there an aspect of reality that transcends measurement?

How To Barbecue Like an Israeli

11 Israeli barbecue recipes just in time for Memorial Day.

The Jewish Trader called “One Tongue” by Native Americans

Julius Meyer spoke six Native American languages in 19th century Nebraska.

A Journey through Jewish Sicily

A travel diary by Israel's ambassador to Italy.

The Scandalous History of the Aleppo Codex

How the oldest, most complete and most accurate text of the Hebrew Bible founds its way back to Jerusalem.

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