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Sailing Through a Storm

KidSpirit | Posted 07.18.2016 | Religion

By contributing writer Ameena Naqvi for KidSpirit's Myth and Magic issue. The waves crashed softly against the boat, pushing it towards the shore. ...

Q&A: Revelation, Jonah, Song of Songs, and More: Great Writers Reflect on the Bible

The National Book Review | Posted 12.24.2015 | Books
The National Book Review

This article first appeared in The National Book Review In the new anthology The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages, leading autho...

All You Need to Know about the Jewish High Holidays

Dr. Michael Laitman | Posted 09.10.2016 | Religion
Dr. Michael Laitman

The Jewish festivals are more than food and family gatherings. They are both spiritually profound, and more relevant to our lives today than most people realize.

Lila Shapiro

Lawyer In 'Gay Cure' Trial Says Satan Is Behind Gay Rights Movement | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

JERSEY CITY -- In a first-of-its-kind legal challenge to gay conversion therapy, the lawyer defending this controversial practice has taken pains to a...

Lila Shapiro

Vocal Conversion Therapy Critic Weighs In On Gay 'Cure' Trial | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This week, the so-called gay cure goes to trial in New Jersey. The practice has been widely condemned in recent years by the medical and mental he...

Managing the Potholes of Life

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 08.07.2014 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

Last week when my wife and I were in the car, I was zigzagging down the road, having difficulty dodging all the potholes left over from winter, not ye...

Jonah and the Mission of Peace (Part II)

John Dear | Posted 09.25.2013 | Religion
John Dear

Act Two urges us to speak out publicly for disarmament and justice like Jonah, and to repent of violence and turn back to God's way of nonviolence like the people of Nineveh.

Lila Shapiro

Gay 'Cure' Proponents Defend Practice In New Jersey | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A first-of-its kind lawsuit challenging the practice of gay "conversion therapy" is winding its way through the New Jersey legal system. On Monday, la...

Lila Shapiro

UN Tackles Gay 'Conversion Therapy' For First Time | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A panel of mental health experts, human rights advocates, religious leaders and a former patient gathered Thursday at the United Nations Church Center...

Morning Links: Wyoming, The Supreme Court, And The 'Gay Cure'

Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lila Shapiro

-- Lawmakers in Wyoming are pushing to legalize same-sex marriage, and several Republicans in the state are already on board. -- At the New Yorker, ...

Gay Men File Suit Against Jewish 'Pray The Gay Away' Therapy Center

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

On Tuesday, the Southern Poverty Law Center filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing (JONAH). The cons...

JONAH And The Netherlands

Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet

Just because I maintain that homosexuality is wrong doesn't mean I have to go beating the drum about it anymore than I might regularly preach against adultery.

Hot Tub Time Machine - So stupid it's genius!

Zorianna Kit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zorianna Kit

Hot Tub Time Machine not only happens to have one of the greatest film titles of all time, but it also happens to be the spring's funniest dumb movie.