Bethany Mandel

Bethany Mandel is a contributor for Opportunity Lives.

(Sarah Joy Hays, right, with her local mail carrier, who lost her own home in Baton Rouge amidst the floods. / Photo: Sarah Joy …

Derek and Pam Helt always felt drawn to overseas service. Soon after their wedding, they had the opportunity to spend some time in Argentina. …

First ladies tend to gravitate toward projects with tangible goals to put in place with the opportunity for photo-ops that show their work to …

Imagine living in Traverse City, Michigan, when you find yourself in a personal crisis. You’re about to lose your house, you’re pregnant and have …

For most charitable organizations, the model is the same: donors give money and the organization uses those donations to provide material assistance or services …

Recently, I wrote for the New York Post about an experience at a local gun range in my home state of New Jersey. In …

Why are Jews liberal? It’s a question for the ages. With liberals becoming more anti-religion, anti-Israel and even anti-God, it’s hard to imagine why …

Restaurants work on narrow profit margins, as anyone in the business will tell you. You might pay $20 for a chicken dish that cost …