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How To Calm Down After An Argument
How To Calm Down After An Argument

Take a deep breath and discover our favorite ways to calm down after an argument.

The Story of Chanukah
The Story of Chanukah

Around the year 167 B.C.E., the Syrian-Greek rulers of Judea tried to force the Jews to assimilate into Hellenic culture. They summoned the Jews to the town squares where they were forced to worship idols or to sacrifice a pig before the idol.

Putting Chanukah In Perspective
Putting Chanukah In Perspective

The events of Chanukah took place about 150 years after the death of Alexander the Great (323 BCE), whose death brought 40 years of civil war to his empire.

Clever Phrases That Can Change Your Life
Clever Phrases That Can Change Your Life

We all love looking brilliant, especially in the workplace where we strive to get ahead! So, here are a few commonly used business phrases that may either make us look like a genius, or signal things aren’t quite right (you make the executive decision)!

Konrad Zegota – Saving Lives
Konrad Zegota – Saving Lives

Konrad Zegota was the code name for The Council for Aid to the Jews. It was generally referred to simply as Zegota.

No More Nightmares
No More Nightmares

The Talmud offers a number of helpful suggestions for those who experience nightmares.

Shabbat Shabbaton – Complete Rest
Shabbat Shabbaton – Complete Rest

In Exodus 31:14-17, the Torah once again reminds the Jewish people to keep Shabbat. In this section, however, Shabbat is referred to as Shabbat Shabbaton, which is translated as a complete rest. According to the great Biblical commentator Rashi (Rabbi …

Tombstone
Tombstone

In Judaism, the dead are given great respect. One important tradition that reflects the Jewish faith’s respect for the deceased is the placing of a tombstone upon the grave. From a practical perspective, the tombstone makes it possible for people to …

The Tribe of Reuben
The Tribe of Reuben

As the forefathers of the twelve tribes of Israel, the lives and personalities of each of the sons of Jacob impacted on the history and behavior of the tribe members that descended from them.As the descendants of the eldest son, the tribe of Reuben sho…

For National Novel Writing Month: Laura Z.
For National Novel Writing Month: Laura Z.

Although three of her published novels were structured around a Jewish storyline, Laura Zametkin Hobson did not wish to be perceived as a Jewish American novelist. She saw being a writer and being a Jew as two separate aspects of her identity.Hobson, t…

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