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Feb 21, 2018, 6:46 PM
Real heroes are carers, not cape wearers
Night Of Heroes, a celebration of the community’s outstanding achievers held by Jewish News on Monday night, was inspired by a remarkable man my team and I simply call ‘Our hero’. On Wednesday, 1 July 2015, we were set to...
Feb 13, 2015, 6:47 PM
At NYU, facts optional for Rabbi Shmuley
Characterizing New York University as a hotbed of anti-Israel activism is simply not accurate
Aug 24, 2014, 1:50 PM
Guilt is good
Ahead of the High Holidays, keep in mind that the first step to confronting ones own misdeeds is regret
May 28, 2014, 11:20 PM
The Rabbi I Carry
In 2004-2005, when I was in 7th grade, there was a movement in American Jewry to mark the 350th anniversary of Jewish life in the United States. My Orthodox elementary school decided that they wanted to undertake a project...
May 15, 2014, 3:25 PM
Funny, you look Jewish
Hollywood is full of characters that scream their Jewishness, but don't say it out loud
Mar 14, 2014, 2:22 PM
Serve Hashem with humor in your pocket
Purim is here, come on let's cheer. Put on your costume and funny wig. Distribute mishlochei manot to all your friends and eat haman-tashen that are yummy and big. Purim is a holiday of doing good deeds. We learn to do that from Esther...
Mar 5, 2014, 12:05 PM
Shhhhh, you're praying too loud
Who am I to assume that my spiritual process is more valuable or urgent than the lady next to me?
Mar 2, 2014, 10:03 AM
On becoming a pluralist
A friend recently defined "pluralism" for me as a form of coexistence between people of different values. The idea, in my mind, is that I was raised with a set of values and ideals that I hold to be...
Feb 28, 2014, 3:25 AM
I wear a kippah on my head to show that I am a Jew by religion. I wear the Star of David to show I am a Jew by nationality. But really, I am only half a Jew by religion. I...
Feb 16, 2014, 1:56 PM
The elitist attitude
What makes you think you're better? What gives you a sense of importance? For some, the religious restrictions of their life, the modest clothes and the labels they choose for themselves and their children seem to give them an air...