In the wake of the Islamic Panic and the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, I’m struggling to find my American pride, because hate is running rampant yet again.Read More
The question of Israeli and Arab coexistance is complex and extraordinarily sensitive, and it is more often answered with misunderstandings than fruitful discussions.
This is one of the biggest problems Israel faces today, but fortunately, a group of Israeli and Arab educational reformists are pushing for change, and their answer is the classroom.Read More
The history of the Jewish people is far from brief, but to understand the Jews of today, we must understand some critical moments. Here's a very, very brief history of the Jewish people.Read More
We all tell stories, but the stories we tell most often aren’t legends and fables. They are ones we tell to ourselves. They justify our actions to hide our problems, and often they cause us pain.
We can all change our stories, and we can all become happier, healthier people for having done so.Read More
When it comes to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there’s enough nuance to fill a shelf’s worth of books. This brief post aims to provide an unbiased and understandable explanation of the problem (as well as some potential solutions).Read More
The recent bans on single-use plastic bags, a common source of pollution, proves that humans can still incite positive change through environmental policy.
When it comes to bags, though, there’s now a lingering question: is the ban even making a difference?
How awesome would it be if you could battle dragons with magic and axes or explore a post-apocalyptic wasteland through the eyes of a survivor? All possible… with video games.
Losing yourself in a virtual world sounds well and good, but is a continual escape into an alternate reality healthy for us?
In fall and winter, some people become vulnerable to a type of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder - or SAD for short. Here's what it is, what it can do, and how we can bring back the light even in the darkest of winters.Read More
Deception is everywhere, and oftentimes, we're oblivious. I call it the Age of Deception.
Living in the Age of Deception involves more critical thinking on our part, but we can survive it as long as we know what to look for.
Here's a few ideas.