Faith on the Record

This week national retailer CVS Pharmacy announced that beginning in October it will no longer sell cigarettes or any tobacco products. Is this a faith story? Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL and Co-Founder and Executive Editor of...
The most important message of the 2014 State of the Union Address by President Obama was his use of the phrase "spirit of citizenship", according to Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL and Co-Founder and Executive Editor of...
Rep. Steve Pearce of New Mexico made headlines recently when he wrote in his new memoir, "Just Fly the Plane, Stupid!" that a "wife is to voluntarily submit to her husband." Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of CLAL, and co-...
We now know that the Denver Broncos will meet the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII. According to a recent poll by the Public Religion Research Institute, nearly half of Americans polled see some supernatural forces affecting the outcome of...
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.
Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, President of Clal and co-founder of TheWisdomDaily.com, counts down the top religion stories of the year.
This week the world paid tribute to Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5th at the age of 95. As mourners gathered and tributes from around the world were made, Rabbi Bradley Hirschfield reminds us that "Memory is a choice – we choose how to...
This week, NASA announced that they plan to do the "first life sciences experiment on another world" in 2015 when they send a terrarium with basil, turnips and cress to the moon via their Lunar Plant Growth Habitat project. It's...
This week, America sees the convergence of Thanksgiving and the beginning of Hannukah, a rare quirk of calendar synchronicity that hasn't happened in over a hundred years and won't happen again for thousands more. At first glance, these...