I had come to Israel mainly for professional opportunities, but I left with so much more. I was nourished with the reassuring bond of a cherished and longstanding friendship, and discovered an unexpected channel for a brand-new and special friendship
Meryl Streep's unburdening of herself at the Golden Globes about her revulsion for the president-elect was off-point and self-indulgent. Artististic creators are free to inject politics in their work and in their public pronouncements, but I wonder if they ever ask themselves if it's worth alienating such a large swath of their audience.
The ouster of trash-talking Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci from the Trump White House underscores the problem that the free-flying and promiscuous use of foul language is only making our uncivil society less civil than ever.
Thoughts on celebrating at my nephew's wedding just 24 hours after the horrific massacre in Pittsburgh at the Tree of Life synagogue.
I realized my friendship with “Caroline” was over for good when she used a demonizing political cartoon as her new Facebook image. I don't want to live in an ideological bubble, but this sort of imagery sends a message of contempt to those of differing political views.
The unlikely media star taught the importance of civility, compassion, and the hard work of being a good human being.