Simon Yisrael Feuerman
Simon Yisrael Feuerman, a psychotherapist in New Jersey, is director of The New Center for Advanced Psychotherapy Studies.
The holiday gives us permission to mourn for many things, personal and communal, that we avoid discussing the rest of the year
I pray with angry, damaged, and difficult men. I stay because they’re like my brothers. And because sometimes they change.
We tend to overlook the gentiles who keep synagogues running. As we begin the Torah anew, let’s acknowledge our debt to them.
When I was young, my father cared for me. Now he’s old and needs my help, but can I really provide it?
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There were more than 40 events this year celebrating Jewish culture
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Two-night television series premieres Labor Day on the History channel
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Hillel the Elder’s 2,000-year-old rabbinic quote is basically the new YOLO
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How Maimonides explains the Hello Kitty controversy
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Israeli police rule out criminality in death of 23-year-old last seen hiking
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San Diego Chargers commentator will sit next game out after ‘cheap’ joke
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Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper’s one-sided coverage of Gaza war
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If Jews make Israeli policy, do Wasps run England?
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Update: 81-year-old comedian in medically-induced coma, ‘resting comfortably’
By Matti Friedman — A former AP correspondent explains how and why reporters get Israel so wrong, and why it mattersBy Richard A. Block — Leading Reform rabbi cites newspaper's one-sided coverage of Gaza warBy Liel Leibovitz — Steven Salaita’s case isn’t about free speech. It’s about common sense, and the rightful consequences of bigotry and violence.
Some people lean on neighbors for a cup of sugar. The Fruchters, of Memphis, Tennessee, needed theirs to help them keep the Sabbath.
Forging ancient artifacts, procuring army sick passes, and pretending to be normal after a traumatic brain injury
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