There’s no halachic reason not to use the popular oil, but the environmental devastation it causes ought to make us all stop and search for more ethical alternatives
Jessica Deutsch’s illustrated Pirkei Avot—a graphic novel of the Mishnaic compilation—provides a gorgeous introduction to one of Judaism’s key texts
Don’t break the rules just to help your kids get ahead. Teach them to be mensches by setting an example with your own behavior.
The Costa Concordia captain wasn’t obligated to sacrifice his life. But he shouldn’t have abandoned his passengers.