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Sara Yoheved Rigler

Sara Yoheved Rigler is the author of God Winked: Tales and Lessons from my Spiritual Adventures, as well as the bestsellers: Holy Woman, Lights from Jerusalem, and Battle Plans: How to Fight the Yetzer Hara(with Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller). She is a popular international lecturer on subjects of Jewish spirituality. She has given lectures and workshops in Israel, England, Switzerland, South Africa, Mexico, Chile, Canada, and over thirty American cities. A graduate of Brandeis University, after fifteen years of practicing and teaching meditation and Eastern philosophy, she discovered "the world's most hidden religion: Torah Judaism." Since 1985, she has been living as a Torah-observant Jew in the Old City of Jerusalem with her husband and two children. She presents a highly-acclaimed Marriage Workshop for women [seewww.kesherwife.com] as well as a Gratitude Workshop. To invite her to your community, please write to info@sararigler.com.

Holywoman: A Roadmap

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Climbing the ladder of spiritual attainment.


Milka's Art of Giving

Milka's Art of Giving

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She finds the strength to feed Israel's poor by feeding her own soul.


Reacting to the Tsunami

Reacting to the Tsunami

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A spiritual response to disaster.


Love's Pantry

Love's Pantry

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One grassroots organization is keeping thousands of Israeli families from starving.


My Rat's Tale

My Rat's Tale

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What my rat taught me about joy.


How To Work Miracles - The God Factor: Part 2

How To Work Miracles - The God Factor: Part 2

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The distinction between the natural and the miraculous is only one of human perception. Everything that occurs is really a miracle.


Heroes: A True Story

Heroes: A True Story

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God becomes believable when life becomes unbelievable. *


If You Were Born a Jew

If You Were Born a Jew

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You're descended from a long line of idealistic heroes and heroines.


Dining with Dignity

Dining with Dignity

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A unique Jerusalem enterprise feeds the soul, not just the body.


Conflicts of a Buddhist Jew

Conflicts of a Buddhist Jew

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Hebrew school and ignorance drove away a generation of spiritual Jews. A new book beckons them back.


My Arab Neighbors

My Arab Neighbors

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A rude awakening after the death of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin.


Who's Minding the Bus?

Who's Minding the Bus?

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Re-examining the attitudes behind our security measures.


Other People's Shoes

Other People's Shoes

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Strategies for judging favorably.


Breaking the Comfort Barrier

Breaking the Comfort Barrier

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Forget the holiday hike. A real spiritual path is steep and challenging.


Israel Spiritual Symposium: What Are We Dying For For?

Israel Spiritual Symposium: What Are We Dying For...

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Israel's moment of truth forces Jews worldwide to identify themselves.


Adi's Angel

Adi's Angel

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An amazing hour with a miracle worker.


The Spiritual Roots of Anti-Semitism

The Spiritual Roots of Anti-Semitism

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If the world hates the Jews, here's what can be done to respond.


A Taste of Heaven

A Taste of Heaven

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An incredible Jerusalem family brings the beauty of Shabbat to the world.


An Ordinary Woman

An Ordinary Woman

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My friend Rivka was an ordinary woman. How did she become so great?


Jewish Nobelity

Jewish Nobelity

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The life and loves of a Nobel Prize winner.


Universalism: Can Loving More Mean Loving Less?

Universalism: Can Loving More Mean Loving Less?

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The opposite of Universalism is community, not sectarianism.


Of Angels And Poinsettias

Of Angels And Poinsettias

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Angels can be created by human beings. My father taught me how.


Real and Enduring Freedom

Real and Enduring Freedom

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We can all become heroes.


The God Factor: Part 1

The God Factor: Part 1

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Chanukah comes to teach us how history can take the most unlikely turns and produce the most improbable victors.


The Spy Who's Locked Into the Cold

The Spy Who's Locked Into the Cold

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It's time to release Jonathan Pollard.


The Dead End of Jewish Culture

The Dead End of Jewish Culture

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One-quarter of American Jews have rejected watered-down Judaism in favor of full-strength Christianity. Why?


Laughter in a Time of War

Laughter in a Time of War

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The women of Gush Etzion launch a Purim counter-offensive.


Growing Joys

Growing Joys

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One amazing couple proves that it's never too late to change.


Non-conventional Warfare and Me

Non-conventional Warfare and Me

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Israel's state-of-the-art defense.


To Baby or Not To Baby

To Baby or Not To Baby

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One woman's struggle with the fateful decision whether to have children.


Hypocrite!

Hypocrite!

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If the quality of integrity is absent in the person, how can it be present in his or her ideas?


Teddy Bears for the Wounded

Teddy Bears for the Wounded

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The terrorists want to make us feel powerless. Performing an important mitzvah like visiting the sick empowers.


Miracle of Fire

Miracle of Fire

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The Human Potential Movement celebrates the power of man. Chanukah celebrates the power of the Divine.


After the Inferno: Survivors Speak

After the Inferno: Survivors Speak

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Survivors of one of Israel's most grisly terrorist attacks speak to Jews of the world -- with words and actions.


The Terrorist and the Builder

The Terrorist and the Builder

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How to feel good amidst catastrophe.


Big Families: Desired or Undesirable?

Big Families: Desired or Undesirable?

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A frank discussion with a mother of 11 on the pros and cons of large families.


Forgiving

Forgiving

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The struggle and freedom of asking and giving forgiveness.


"Lightly Injured"

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Terrorism's toll is far greater than we think.


Buddhism, Judaism, and The Great Cheerio Fiasco

Buddhism, Judaism, and The Great Cheerio Fiasco

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Many Jews turn to Buddhism to rise to spiritual heights. Judaism says, "Take the whole world up with you."


India to Israel

India to Israel

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An accomplished woman's journey to Jewish tradition takes a 15-year tour through India and its ashrams.


Something to Live -- and Die - For

Something to Live -- and Die - For

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Reclaiming the source of inspiration for our Israeli soldiers and ourselves.


A Tale of Two Families

A Tale of Two Families

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The destinies of two families converge in the wave of terror.


Holy Fire

Holy Fire

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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.


Voices from the Valley of Death

Voices from the Valley of Death

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A message to the Jews of the world from bereaved families during shiva.


Alice's Cake

Alice's Cake

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Israel is traumatized when a terrorist bomb maims three children, but one woman is catapulted to a new level of gratitude.


Mataji vs. Mother Teresa

Mataji vs. Mother Teresa

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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?


Holywoman

Holywoman

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An encounter with a hidden Jewish holy woman turns the world of a devotee to Eastern religions upside down.


My Tea with Rivka's Answering Machine

My Tea with Rivka's Answering Machine

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Learning what loving others is all about.


After Disaster

After Disaster

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Cheryl Jacobson, a diminutive Pentagon warrior, has much to teach us about coping with catastrophe.


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