Is it more offensive to make out during Schindler's list or to play Pokemon Go in a Holocaust museum? And, on a deeper level, what does our offense and...
It's easy to jump to the anger part of our reaction to everything happening in the world. But with so much tragedy, perhaps it's time we took a breath... and...
July 18, 2016
What being a diehard Cubs fan can teach us about the advantages and pitfalls of complete loyalty.
July 13, 2016
Is it okay to mourn the passing of a pet tortoise more than tragedies around the world? Brad Hirschfield responds to Peter Himmelman's latest post on the subject.
July 07, 2016
Writing from the hospital where they are examining the tumors in the brain of an 11 year old boy close to his heart, Brad Hirschfield demands the world stop telling...
June 28, 2016
After an historic vote in the UK whether to leave or remain in the EU, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield considers what it means to have independence, to be dependent, and whether...
June 24, 2016
Why the conviction of former Auschwitz guard and SS member Reinhold Hanning is neither weak nor strong: which ultimately shows the biggest weakness.
June 20, 2016
A father and rabbi reflects on the recent study that kids these days just aren't having any fun anymore.
June 17, 2016
A video where Brad Hirschfield lists the victims names in the recent Orlando shooting. Because first we need to internalize a tragedy before we jump to speak.
June 14, 2016
Is there a perspective being lost in this discussion around Brock Allen Turner guilt in his campus rape? Once we assign blame, what comes next?