The Night My Dad Became My Hero

His actions taught me how to stand up for what is right.

In Defense of Self-Hatred

Joseph Rosen thinks that self-hatred is under rated and that it may even change the world. Yeah, he likes to think big.

Lest We Never Forget: My Grandfather’s Holocaust Story

Tamar Shtrambrand’s grandparents were survivors of the Holocaust, and she will never forget that.

A Few Thoughts on Racist Tweets

We will never get rid of Internet bigots. What can we learn from them?

Progressive Social Movements Spurred Holocaust Consciousness by Helping Survivors Tell Their Stories

April 15 is Holocaust Remembrance Day. But how did we come to commemorate the genocide of European Jewry in this way when survivors could barely speak of the horrors they endured?

Don’t Sweat Your Legacy, Because You Don’t Decide It

The death of a friend led Rick Gabrielly to realize that our legacies are determined by the receivers, not the givers.

Thoughts on Jewish Identity in a Post-Charlie Hebdo World

Matthew Rozsa explores the divided politics of the American Jewish community.

First Rule of War: Don’t Target Civilians, Especially Women & Children

War is insanity and brings about pain, death and misery. Peace equals life, prosperity and happiness. What do you chose?

How I Taught a Gentile About the Holocaust

On Holocaust Rememberance Day 2014, Andy Schulkind thinks it’s important to never forget.

Never Again—Now, More Than Ever—And If Not Now, When?

Really, Ben? Nazis? Again? A scathing rebuke to Fox Commentator Ben Carson’s rant about the ‘secular progressive movement.’

The Intact-ivists

A diverse group of men who are opposed to circumcision share a common, if unorthodox, mission—to restore their foreskins.

German Courts Rule to Ban Circumcision

Germany rules to make religious circumcision of children illegal.

“Personally, I feel that power is circumstantial […]”

This is a comment by Zek J. Evets on the post “The Retributive Nature of ‘Girl Power'”.

Ten things I've learned from New York City neighbourhoods

Note 1: I still have many guestposts to publish, which I will do over the next couple of weeks. There are still some amazing entries, and they keep coming in (and please, keep sending me stuff). I’ve been blown away by the thought, honesty, humour, and energy that was put into these entries, and by […]

Memories of Dad on Christmas

Tom Matlack and others share their most indelible Christmas memories of their fathers and grandfathers.

The 10 at 10: December 14

LeBron is a great friend, a snowman-killer gets fired, and Silvio stays in power: the 10 at 10.