Groggers for Pittsburgh

We should deny the weekly mass shooters (and bombers) the recognition they seek. If we need to name evil names, they should be accompanied by noise. Better yet, they should be accompanied by — or replaced by — the names of their victims.

Rhythms and reflections of the season

Rosh Hashanah is the first half of the heart beat that defines the holiday pulse of the Jewish calendar year.

Tips for a Yom Kippur fast

Simone Rotstein offers advice for fellow coffee addicts.

The joys of grandparenting

Your mission, Phyllis, should you choose to accept it, is to drive the grandchildren to and from school.