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A Jewish New Zealander’s view on Israel A Jewish New Zealander’s view on Israel

A Jewish New Zealander’s view on Israel

Facts about Israel and Zionism to share with everyone.

How to Really Grow During the Month of Elul

How to Really Grow During the Month of Elul

No one can help you grow unless you take responsibility for yourself.

5 Strategies for Kids Anxious about Going Back to School

5 Strategies for Kids Anxious about Going Back to School

How to fight the back to school blues.

Jerry Lewis: Comedy and Tragedy

Jerry Lewis: Comedy and Tragedy

In addition to his classic films the iconic entertainer will be remembered for his great philanthropic work.

Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-SemitismEditor's Pick Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Three points on why anti-Zionism is inherently anti-Semitic.

Attacks in Spain: “Europe is Lost; Jews Should Consider Moving to Israel”


Barcelona’s Chief Rabbi warns his fellow Jews to get out while they can. Not everyone agrees.

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder

In 1865, one southern woman overlooked the deep divisions of war and saw her fellow Jew, not an opponent.

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.

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Elul and the Solar Eclipse: Removing the Blocks to Find Meaning


Three steps to embrace the ever-present meaning in our lives.

Off the Grid: Joshua Safran’s Childhood Was Nothing like Yours

One boy’s improbable journey from witches’ commune to Jerusalem.

4 Elements: Jewish Personality Typing

Getting to know the most fascinating person in the world – yourself.

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The Solar Eclipse: A Jewish Message


The connection between covering our eyes when we recite the Shema and when looking at the eclipse.

On Sunday the Rabbi Disappeared

With no money or phone, for a few days Rabbi Ilan Feldman slipped off the grid to experience a nomad’s life.

The Alarming Rise of White Supremacy in America

The violence in Charlottesville didn’t originate in a vacuum.

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Chicken Confidential: Great Easy-to-Make Recipes


Including sushi chicken, cashew chicken and beer-battered chicken strips with potato waffles.

My Amazing Payback for Keeping My Big Mouth Shut

Everyone has one great airline story. Here’s mine.

How My Parents’ Divorce Impacted My Marriage

My difficult childhood is making my marriage stronger.

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Guy Confessions: What I Want to Tell the Shadchan


Four points from actively dating dudes that could make Jewish dating even better.

Preparing Yourself for Marriage

A practical, insightful guide for singles.

Not Feeling It, Should I Break Up?

My rule of thumb: When in doubt, keep going out.

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Menashe: The Hollywood Hasid


Hasidic actor Menashe Lustig tells his unlikely story – going from grocery clerk in Borough Park to critically acclaimed actor.

A Jewish Twilight Zone

A Jewish event planner hankers for Chanukah to last an entire year so she can throw lots of festive parties. And it does…

Jtube: Jackie Mason: The World According to Me

What causes people to hate?

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Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen


Remembering one year since the tragedy. Rachelle Fraenkel's inspiring message to the Jewish people.

Rosh Hashanah: The Tipping Point

Make this Jewish new year extraordinary.

Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines

How preconceived notions cause baseless hatred.

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The Greatness of Humility


Why humility is the key to charisma and effective leadership.

Life's Most Important Thing

What’s your personal bottom line?

Man is Like a Tree

Bring out the potential.

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Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science


Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.

17. Tzitzit

How to gain some meta-physical "fringe" benefits.

Elul: The Time for Closeness

With only 30 days left in the year, Elul is a time of yearning, forgiveness and return.

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