I was blown away by an encounter I had with one of your 7 children.

Waitress in Tears
We all have the ability to light a person’s soul.

The U.S. Election is Straining our Marriage
Help! We're on different sides and things are starting to get hostile.

Me and the Burkini Debate
As France debates the Islamic-style burkini, I’m delighted with my choice to wear modest swimwear.

From Buddha to Torah
The unlikely path to spiritual discovery of a girl from Sri Lanka.

Rebbetzin Jungreis and My Greatness Meter
As the Jewish world mourns her death, I'll never forget my encounter with this truly great woman.

Ryan Lochte's Non-Apology
Judaism and the lost art of true repentance.

My Non-Jewish Boyfriend
If I was never going to intermarry, why was I seriously dating a non-Jewish, bona fide heartthrob?

Three keys to catapulting from paralysis to action.

5 Destructive Ways to Date
What is your motivation for dating?

30 Strangers at a Funeral
A group of Jews perform the ultimate kindness for a woman who was going to have no mourners at her funeral.

How Judaism Took Me Out Of My Depression
Converting to Judaism had an unexpected side effect: my depression became much less prominent in my life.

Stuck at the Airport and Loving It
A very effective tool on how to handle stress.

Expensive Wine, Poor Parenting
Taken out for dinner by friends, what would you do if your child ordered a very expensive bottle of wine?

African-American, Christian, Witch, Jew
In the shadows of slavery, one girl’s persistent questioning leads her on a relentless search for truth.

The Promise: Ilan Ramon & the Holocaust Torah Scroll
From the concentration camps in Germany to far away in outer space, a mini-Torah allows a young boy to keep his promise to his rabbi and his faith.

10 Ideas Judaism Gave the World
Some revolutionary concepts found in the Torah.

My Boring Bucket List
If it’s not going to appear on my tombstone, it’s not going to appear on my bucket list.

Next Jewish Holiday

October 3-12, 2016
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur -- a day of sweetness and a day of atonement are the culmination of a month-long process of coming back to God.