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New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. The son of Elie Wiesel talks about his family's efforts to help the Ethiopian community in Israel. How...
One of the worst aspects of the Trump era is that it was so difficult to have a normal argument.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. A conversation on Leder's new book, "The Beauty of What Remains." How do we manage our lives during...
Two days before President-elect Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address, we honor a man today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, whose message should inform any leader interested in national unity.
I like to call my friends on their birthdays, but until yesterday, it never dawned on me to also call them on the anniversary of the passing of a loved one.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. Author and teacher Gilla Nissan on bringing the sacred into our everyday lives. How do we manage our...
Like many people involved in Jewish causes, I had many occasions over the years to meet Sheldon Adelson, who passed away today at the age of 87.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. Shaare Zedek President Jonathan Halevy discusses the COVID-19 vaccine miracle. How do we manage our lives during the...
Just like the vaccine, the rioters were target practice that will help strengthen our immune system.
They came by the thousands from all over to support him, but in the end, all they did was put the last nail in his coffin.
When emotions run high, it’s hard to find the right words.
Sadly, we’re not sitting in a movie theater and watching a tense thriller about an out-of-control president. This is real life.
After many months of hard-earned progress, it seems we’re back where we started. Our hospitals are declaring “internal disasters.”
We don’t need more education about Jew-hatred; we need more education about Judaism.
I’m a liberty junkie. You can try to persuade me to do anything, even change my life or beliefs. Just don’t force me.
Wherever we turned, wherever we looked, we were forced to confront an all-consuming crisis.
We may have been in the same storm this pandemic year, but each of us in our own boats.
This hasn’t been a good year for dreams. Maybe the fear of a pandemic has a way of shrinking one’s aspirations.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. The head of the Jewish Federation of Greater L.A. discusses how the Jewish communal world can rise...
Let’s not lose sight of the power of a human voice.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. Leukemia patient Michael Silberstein tells the story of the miracle that saved his life. How do we manage...
We are entering a bizarre moment, caught between two extremes.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. Reflections on the value of humor and levity. How do we manage our lives during the coronavirus crisis?...
Telling America it is irredeemably racist undermines faith in our country. It encourages the taking down of institutions rather than their reform.
I can spend years asking myself, “Who am I?” But it won’t guide me as much as asking, “What should I do now?”
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. Personal reflections on the miracles and challenges ahead. How do we manage our lives during the coronavirus crisis?...
Is it possible to fight the decline of Western civilization without taking ourselves so seriously?
Once a year, we do a double, magical lighting. The candles of Shabbat meet the candles of Hanukkah.
New David Suissa Podcast Every Tuesday and Friday. A conversation with Melody Godfred, the self-love philosopher, author and poet. How do we manage our lives during...
Today’s announcement that Israel and Morocco have agreed to establish diplomatic relations is an extraordinary moment and means so much to me.