• Bibi Netanyahu and the Case of My Missing Pants

    Bibi Netanyahu and the Case of My Missing Pants

    So, I’m sitting on Bibi Netanyahu’s living room sofa in his Jerusalem home, working shoulder-to-shoulder with him as a writer...
  • Here’s my problem with the Dalai Lama

    Here’s my problem with the Dalai Lama

    That’s right.  I’m calling out the Dalai Lama. I have worked with the Tibetan diaspora, met privately with the Dalai...
  • My Shvantz

    My Shvantz

    Everybody wants to know about my shvantz. Never mind the Jews’ love of life, or ethical monotheism, or God’s covenant...
  • I Dream of Bacon

    I Dream of Bacon

    You know you’re a Jew when… After decades of dreaming about everything from girls, to breathing under water , to...
  • Money?  I’m Giving it Away!

    Money? I’m Giving it Away!

    I thought this would be one of the hardest mitzvots of all. Years ago, I was taught by secular Jewish...
  • Punch The Other Cheek

    Punch The Other Cheek

    I was bullied as a child.  A lot.  And every time my schoolyard bullies tormented me, I obeyed the teachings...
  • I (still) cannot tell a lie

    I (still) cannot tell a lie

    I have not told a lie in 12 years.  Not even a white lie.  I am the only person I...
  • Why a Jew?

    Why a Jew?

    Different people in my life have different reactions to me becoming a Jew. The secularists and atheists in my life...
  • Louis C.K. – Not a Jew

    Louis C.K. – Not a Jew

    One of the main things I’ve learned about the differences between Jews and non-Jews (namely Christians) is: non-Jews place a...
  • Pinkberry Guy – Not a Jew

    Pinkberry Guy – Not a Jew

    If frozen yogurt causes people to go crazy, then Kim Kardashian and the Yogen Früz guys should be beating up...
  • What if God stopped believing in you?

    What if God stopped believing in you?

    Many atheists carry a theological crutch.  Most are unaware of it.  And, if you show it to them, most will...
  • A Jew on Broadway

    A Jew on Broadway

    I am converting to Judaism.  Which means I did not grow up as a Jew.  Which means I have never...
  • Dennis Prager, the Torah and Me

    Dennis Prager, the Torah and Me

    The happiest part of my day, every day, is studying the Torah (chapter and verse) with Dennis Prager (audio available...
  • Hugo Stiglitz VS the Canaanites

    Hugo Stiglitz VS the Canaanites

    The first time I “read” the Torah, I actually listened to an audio version on my iPod.  Much of it...
  • Suspended For Being Too Jewish?

    Suspended For Being Too Jewish?

    My earliest thought of Judaism came in Catholic school, when I cussed out my grade three teacher for being an...