Teaching Our Children Well January 3, 2014

"What is great education all about? I don’t simply mean how do we get kids to achieve better grades. I mean, how do we get kids, or anyone else for that matter, to seriously engage in what we deem to be important? How do we effectively transmit our values, our traditions, our sense of what life is all about – you know, the stuff about which we most care, to our children? In fact, even if you don’t have kids, the question remains the same.

Ethical Jam: A Jewish convert’s dilemma January 2, 2014

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield responds to a dilemma faced by a convert to Judaism. "I converted to Judaism ten years ago, and continue to feel very happy about this crucial life choice. I am part of a warm and vibrant traditional, egalitarian minyan, with good friends and regular opportunities for study, celebration, and volunteer service.

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on Why New Year's Resolutions are Important December 28, 2013

Every year, most of us make them and most of us break them, but it's not success that matters as much as the statement of intent, according to Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL and co-founder of TheWisdomDaily.com.

Happy Birthday Jesus and Isaac Newton December 25, 2013

"...According to tradition, both Jesus and Isaac Newton were born on December 25th, something I find quite interesting and even inspiring. For me, each are world-transforming teachers who shaped the world for the better, no matter what faith we follow... "
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Let It Rip on Fox 2 with Rabbi Jason Miller and Others - Anti-Gay Remarks By Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson December 23, 2013

Fox News 2 Detroit invited Rabbi Jason Miller to comment on the subject topic. Rabbi Miller is introduced as a member of Rabbis Without Borders.

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From Let It Rip on Fox 2 Detroit
12/23/13

Needed: Conversations on Choosing Life December 21, 2013

"Truly caring for a person at the end of life requires conversations — about love and legacy, about bestowing and receiving blessings, about choosing life versus fighting death...."

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By Rabbi Irwin Kula, Opinion, Special to The Jewish Week
11/12/13

Santa Is White, Really! December 20, 2013

"You can't make this stuff up. Last night, FOX New's Megyn Kelly reassured her viewers that Santa really is white. At first, at least, it sounds nuts. Where to begin? The claim that a mythic figure is "really" anything? Ms. Kelly's need to reassure people that a much loved icon could be anything other than white? It really is hard to know where to begin...."

Brad Hirschfield and MJHS Connecting with the Community December 20, 2013

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield served as keynote speaker at Conservative Synagogue Adath Israel of Riverdale on November 14th, 2013, where he addressed a session on the spectrum of Jewish issues in end of life care.Read more...

From MJHS Foundation in Focus. Vol. 14, No. 4.

The Wisdom Daily: “What If?”: Inside Llewyn Davis December 20, 2013

"the Coen brothers go even deeper, not only inviting us to think about what makes our lives significant but also to face the truth about how much our personal story is “simply” part of waves and forces so much beyond our control. How our lives play out are the consequences of a seemingly infinite number of “What ifs?”...."

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Rabbi Brad Hirschfield on the Religion Stories of 2013 December 20, 2013

Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of Clal and co-founder of TheWisdomDaily.com, counts down the top religion stories of the year.

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