About the Author

Sara Yoheved Rigler

Sara Yoheved Rigler is a popular international lecturer on subjects of Jewish spirituality. She has given lectures and workshops in Israel, England, France, South Africa, Mexico, Canada, Chile, Panama, and over 35 American cities. She is one of the most popular authors on Aish.com, world’s biggest Judaism website, and is a columnist for Ami Magazine. Sara Yoheved Rigler is the author of five best-sellers: Holy Woman; Lights from Jerusalem; Battle Plans: How to Fight the Yetzer Hara (with Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller); G-d Winked; and Heavenprints . She gives a weekly Marriage Webinar for Jewish Workshops on a spiritual approach to marriage, with hundreds of members throughout the world. She lives in the Old City of Jerusalem. Her newest book, Emunah with Love and Chicken Soup, the story of Henny Machlis, the Brooklyn-born girl who became a Jerusalem legend, was was released in November, 2016. Her website is: sararigler.com.

What Do I Know?

When not knowing is true wisdom.

Life's Most Important App

Appreciating more with less.

Identifying Your Life’s Mission

This Rosh Hashanah, electrify your life with purpose.

Norway, I Cry for You

An Arab woman from Qatar taught me how to mourn the Norwegian children.


Living in a world where appearances mask reality.

Skeleton Key

Gratitude opens every door.

Passover’s Secret of Success

How to jumpstart your personal exodus.

The Jewish Prince of Persia

The Shah of Iran's descendant tells his story from Jerusalem.

The Spiritual GPS

How to replace anger and negativity with feelings of joy and love.

My Son the Doctor-Murderer

Unconditional love and the holiday of Sukkot.

I Am a Wall

The magic formula to giving others the support they need.

Why Celebrate with Bitter Herbs?

Yes, God took us out of Egypt, but He put us there in the first place!

Rebuilding Jerusalem

No matter how Mrs. Clinton may scold, the Jewish people are rebuilding Jerusalem.

Jewish Unity: The Impossible Dream?

Let's unite the Jewish people for one minute.

Eat, Pray, Love, Then What?

Why marriage matters. A Jewish response to Liz Gilbert’s new bestseller.

Escape from Flatland

How to access the spiritual dimension.

The Crime I Didn’t Commit

Change for the New Year starts here.

The Search for Amichai

A missing member of the family.


A Tisha B'Av wake-up call from Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis.

Escape from Atlit

A stunning victory of Jewish unity.

When God Moved Out

Tisha B'Av and the truth of consequences.

My Home, My History, My Heart

My house in the Old City of Jerusalem is a portal to the long chain of Jewish history.

By What Right Israel?

Holocaust consolation or Divine gift?

The Chanukah Question

Is it a Jewish value to yield or to resist?

Henny's Secret

There is no limit to how much love and compassion can emanate from one human heart.

Exodus: What's the Big Deal?

Every component of the Exodus was meant to reveal another facet of how God is involved in the world.

My Dayenu Ring

A lost diamond, a gaping black hole, and an inspiring Passover realization.

Submitting Your Annual Report

This Rosh Hashana, celebrate your spiritual accomplishments.

Battle Plans

Strategies for winning your inner struggles.

Football Victory: A Yom Kippur Story

Not all wins take place on the playing field.

Arriving At Sinai

One woman's search for her life's compass.

Stalking True Atonement

Pulling our misdeeds out by their roots.

Hidden Miracles

Purim teaches us how to find God behind the curtain of history - and in today's headlines.

Keep Your Eye on the Expert

This Rosh Hashana, become the person you wish you were.

Now You See God, Now You Don't

Unmasking the Divine on Purim.

Loving and Losing Jerusalem

Jerusalem's Old City and Temple Mount – the focal point of Jewish destiny – is in danger of being relinquished.

Who Will Save the Baby?

A yeshiva student's heroic choice.

God vs. Prozac

Prominent scientists show the efficacy of trust in God to treat anxiety.

The Beauty Wars

The Chanukah battle isn't over yet.

Other People's Tears

Breaking the empathy barrier this Yom Kippur.

Spirituality Without God

We are finally recognizing that reality includes a spiritual dimension. But somehow God has gotten lost in the shuffle.

The Revolutionary Revelation

What would a world without Torah look like?

Through the Gate of Tears

Actualizing your potential on the Days of Awe.

Jerusalem and Her Lovers

January 2001: a cross-section of hundreds of thousands of Jews gather to express their love for Jerusalem.

Passover's Promise

The current turmoil and the memory of miraculous redemption.

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