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Jun 25, 2018, 6:26 PM
My Love Letter to Hannah Senesh
I majored in history as an undergraduate at Youngstown State University, and was privileged to take several classes with noted Jewish scholar and author Dr. Saul Friedman. When I took his course on the Holocaust as a nineteen-year-old, he asked...
Jun 25, 2018, 12:16 AM
Dear OTD People
This is Part Two of a collaborative project in which folks address both frum and OTD people collectively. You can read Part One here. Dear OTD People, The only important path in life is YOUR path. We are all here to...
Mar 29, 2018, 5:25 PM
Protecting yourself as an investor
Investments can provide us with financial security, but they can also devastate us financially if we make poor decisions. Legitimate investments can go sour and cause significant losses. But investment scams can drain your entire life savings. Israelis are no...
Feb 11, 2018, 4:15 AM
When Religion Isn’t Black and White
I’ve been asked a lot recently what my favorite thing about Judaism is. Each time, my answer is some variation of the following: “there are so many different interpretations of Judaism that, with a little seeking and soul-searching, everyone...
Jan 26, 2018, 2:11 PM
The Stuff of Nightmares
This is my recurring nightmare of late. Any poor man’s psychologists among you can have some fun analyzing it. For hours and hours across great swaths of the Ukraine, TV channels screened Swan Lake. Meanwhile CNN and the BBC reported...
Jan 11, 2018, 12:47 PM
Emunah – A Personal Journey (Parshat Vaera)
Emunah- the challenge Emunah, a natural and deep awareness of Hashem, has not always come easily to me. Yes, I have always believed in Hashem, but Emunah is so much more than a “belief.” I have always known Hashem, but...
Dec 13, 2017, 5:59 AM
“I lost all my life savings to binary options scammers, please help!”
“I lost all my life savings to binary options scammers, please help!”, “I am left with no money to pay for anything. Can you sue the bastards?” These are just two of dozens of heartfelt pleas we receive from people...
Rabbi Jack Cohen
Oct 4, 2017, 11:18 PM
Bring down the roof
Dwell under the thin roof of the sukkah and become aware that you will not have your physical blessings forever
Sep 11, 2017, 9:41 AM
An Important Message to Jews
Dear fellow Jews, I’m writing this to you due to an uncomfortable situation that really bothered me over Shabbat. Thank you so much for taking the time to read this. (I’m hoping we can make a better world together, as...
Jul 12, 2017, 12:58 PM
Binary Options: First-hand Experience in an Industry of Blight
Predatory. Fraud. Scam. These are all words that explain the criminals in the binary options industry. I have first-hand experience in the industry, but it's probably not what you're thinking. Binary options weren't as popular back in the States...