On the 5th of May, members of the French satirical journal Charlie Hebdo received PEN's Freedom of Expression Courage award at the organization's annual ...
This essay was written in 2001 and published by our local newspaper.
My wife’s family (on her mother’s side) live in Luxembourg. In 1979, four years after we were married, we went for a two ...
The five scrolls or megillot, The Song of Songs, Ruth, Esther, Ecclesiastes, and Lamentations, are read during the year on different holidays. Ruth, my subject here, is read on Shavuot . This is ...
Disclaimer: I have no idea what the Duggars girls feel right now but I can offer an opinion on what it feels like to be a survivor of sexual abuse going through a media storm.
I am the survivor ...
This Saturday night is Shavuot, zman matan Torateinu ; the holiday on which we commemorate the giving of the Torah. Traditions on this holiday include decorating one's home with flowers, eating ...
In October 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first satellite, Sputnik. Over the next 20 years, the Space Race saw the USSR and the USA compete in a series of space spectaculars as each tried to ...
By John Young
A tried-and-true advertising concept is a technique called myth analysis. In it, the marketer establishes a narrative that has nothing to do with the product, ...
Skylab was launched 42 years ago. How should we consider its legacy?
Skylab launch on May 14, 1973.
Playing bass, singing contralto....
I believe that I have just rounded the mid-May twentieth anniversary of InterStellar OverDrive , my comic book and the most favorite of my pet projects, being ...
The cost curve for individually-purchased health insurance has been bending. One Obamacare provision that contributes to that bending has received no public credit that I have seen:
The herding of ...