They were there for every first that mattered in my life. Except for one: my first steps onto the path of Judaism.

Do’s and Don’ts for Divorced Dads
It’s not easy being a single father. Some practical advice on how to make the best of the situation.

Message from a Bird
Was God even listening to me?

Still Single after All these Years
How to use the challenges of being single to come closer to God.

When Things are Going Well
How to appreciate the daily gifts you have in your life.

Why Rabbi Akiva is My Hero
10 life lessons from an accessible giant.

Sunset over Auschwitz
I accompanied my grandfather, Howard Kleinberg, to Auschwitz where I heard him tell his harrowing – and miraculous – story to a group of students.

Losing My Daughter to Israel
My only daughter became religious, met a guy and plans on moving to Israel. I am devastated.

Top Five Regrets of the Dying
It's not too late to avoid these common regrets in life.

Forgetting the Holocaust
Eventually, everything is forgotten. Even the worst crime in history.

Born Inside a Cave
Hershel Greenblat’s incredible story of resistance and freedom.

British Museum & Evidence of Israelite Slavery in Egypt
A mud brick with straw, stamped with a royal seal that says “House of Ramses ll,” and other cool artifacts.

How I Survived a Humvee Explosion in Iraq
Jordan Schwartz’s incredible true story.

The Mysterious, Miraculous Sarajevo Haggadah
The amazing story of the 700 year old Haggadah, the Muslim librarian who saved it from the Nazis, and how his children were miraculously saved by Israel.

Connecting with Lone Soldiers in Israel
A Chicago organization connects school children to lone soldiers in Israel, giving them a glimpse of their dedication and bravery.

Our Scary Uber Driver
We felt in danger but oddly did nothing about it.

Curfew Woes
When will my parents stop treating me like I’m a little kid?

Passover: The Exodus That Could Have Been
Rabbi Fohrman fascinating explanation on the big picture of the Exodus story and the destiny of the Jewish people.

Next Jewish Holiday

April 24 - June 11, 2016
Count 50 days until the Torah was given at Mount Sinai, preparing for the big event with a program of introspection and self-improvement.