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.
An incredible Jerusalem family brings the beauty of Shabbat to the world.
My friend Rivka was an ordinary woman. How did she become so great?
The opposite of Universalism is community, not sectarianism.
Angels can be created by human beings. My father taught me how.
Chanukah comes to teach us how history can take the most unlikely turns and produce the most improbable victors.
One-quarter of American Jews have rejected watered-down Judaism in favor of full-strength Christianity. Why?
The women of Gush Etzion launch a Purim counter-offensive.
One woman's struggle with the fateful decision whether to have children.
If the quality of integrity is absent in the person, how can it be present in his or her ideas?
The terrorists want to make us feel powerless. Performing an important mitzvah like visiting the sick empowers.
The Human Potential Movement celebrates the power of man. Chanukah celebrates the power of the Divine.
Survivors of one of Israel's most grisly terrorist attacks speak to Jews of the world -- with words and actions.
A frank discussion with a mother of 11 on the pros and cons of large families.
Many Jews turn to Buddhism to rise to spiritual heights. Judaism says, "Take the whole world up with you."
An accomplished woman's journey to Jewish tradition takes a 15-year tour through India and its ashrams.
Reclaiming the source of inspiration for our Israeli soldiers and ourselves.
The destinies of two families converge in the wave of terror.
When Esh Kodesh was a boy, he wished his kindergarten teacher: "May they not kill you. May you not die young." Last month, he died at age 25, gunned down by an Arab terrorist.
A message to the Jews of the world from bereaved families during shiva.
Israel is traumatized when a terrorist bomb maims three children, but one woman is catapulted to a new level of gratitude.
Cocooned in the blissful spirituality of an ashram, a Jewish soul still yearns to help others in need. But what to do when the guru forbids it?
An encounter with a hidden Jewish holy woman turns the world of a devotee to Eastern religions upside down.
Learning what loving others is all about.
Cheryl Jacobson, a diminutive Pentagon warrior, has much to teach us about coping with catastrophe.
Most interactions are with people whose private pain is hidden from us. How can we make sure that we do not add to their distress with a harsh word?
On a bus targeted by a terrorist, a 16-year-old girl faces death.
For me, Wednesday, October 17, was a day that started in tragedy and ended in celebration.
Lessons from the murder of Daniel Pearl.
Living with a new sense of palpable fear, a resident of the Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem's Old City describes how she soothes her over-wrought nerves.
A new poll reveals surprises that undermine the stereotype.
The whole world condemns Israel. What else is new?
Terrorist bombs kill innocent people. They also leave wounds for life.