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The Question That Can Destroy Your Marriage

You can’t rewrite history, so why not try to make tomorrow’s history a little better instead?

7 Reasons We Should Teach More Religion in Public Schools

Instruction about world religions needs to start earlier and go deeper.

The Startling Message of an Obscure Jewish Holiday

We Jews like to argue, but we remember our similar experiences on the Jewish holiday Tisha B’Av.

Frederick Douglass, Revisited

Why you should re-read the speech Douglass gave on the Fourth of July 162 years ago.

Let’s Give the Bible a Second Chance . . . By Changing It

The Bible is stuck with a lot of bad history, science, and poor ethics. Let’s amend it Constitution-style.

Lent 101

Making sense of ashes, fish and fasting during the annual 40-day penitential period.

Marriage: What’s love got to do with it? Historically, very little

Scholars say that through much of human history, romantic love and marriage were not bedfellows.