If I had a lifetime to spare, I’d spend it nestled in the hollow of your neck.
David Karpel is a budding Chassidic Jewish Cuban American from Miami Beeesh now living in a South Florida suburb. He is married to the funniest woman in the world and they have two freakishly well-behaved children. When he’s not teaching Krav Maga, practicing Brazilian jiu jitsu, or eating leather in muay Thai classes, he’s a high school English and Social Studies teacher, aspiring poet and amateur essayist, and the founder of Frum Fit to Fight, a self-defense academy dedicated to serving the Orthodox Jewish community.
David Karpel, a father and self-defense instructor, believes the “Knockout Game” is yet another example of how we are failing our boys.
David Karpel talks with the MMA phenomenon about disability, a fighting mindset, and the importance of focus
Cameron Conaway believes that if Pope Francis were Mr. Francis the junior high teacher, he’d be lambasted and ridiculed by about 35% of the US population.
Long before to-do-list apps existed Benjamin Franklin was providing us with a daily schedule for success.
Alan Bishop worries we talk too much about the negative aspects of competition instead of focusing on all the positives.
“What just happened?” The court-appointed lawyer repeated Jackie Summers words, then replied tersely. “You got f***ed.”
Child laborers get the chance to share their stories through writing and art.
No words here, just a musical tribute.
Voting with your feet just got a whole lot easier.
Raoul Wieland tries to balance his natural-born privileges with his own sadness and feelings of being unmoored to any larger social issue.
Devon Sanders asks if you’d accept the burden of knowing everything about Michael Jackson’s life to possess his talent, fame and fortune for 24 hours.
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.