Every little girl dreams of being a queen in her own palace. One day in India, I tripped into my childhood fantasy.
Recognizing the spiritual challenges behind life's little calamities.
Hershel Puretz wasn't looking to become the savior of 2,000 Israeli families.
When reading reports of hair-raising cruelty, trusting God means knowing that the answers to why Israel is under attack are there, even if they are not obvious at the moment.
How aiding war refugees can help protect the Jewish nation.
It's today's mantra. But there are times when even super-human effort isn't hard. How do we get over that hurdle?
I always thought creationists were Bible-belt fundamentalists. Denying evolution would put me on their side, and jeopardize my self-image as an East coast Jewish intellectual...
The lessons of Passover embodied in one woman's life.
God is always communicating with us. Sometimes it takes a miracle for us to get the message.
Israel respects and protects the holy places of other religions. Why can't the same be said of the Arabs?
My night of despair and tragedy, and their only antidote.
Choosing a response to adversity.
What do Jews do when the longed-for miracle does not occur?
Trying to create miracles amidst the pain.
Making the hard choice between hypocrisy and heroism.
As the disengagement looms, a glimpse into the hearts of the residents.
She finds the strength to feed Israel's poor by feeding her own soul.
One grassroots organization is keeping thousands of Israeli families from starving.
The distinction between the natural and the miraculous is only one of human perception. Everything that occurs is really a miracle.
God becomes believable when life becomes unbelievable. *
You're descended from a long line of idealistic heroes and heroines.
A unique Jerusalem enterprise feeds the soul, not just the body.
Hebrew school and ignorance drove away a generation of spiritual Jews. A new book beckons them back.
Re-examining the attitudes behind our security measures.
Forget the holiday hike. A real spiritual path is steep and challenging.
Israel's moment of truth forces Jews worldwide to identify themselves.
If the world hates the Jews, here's what can be done to respond.