About the Author


Rebbetzin Feige Twerski

Rebbetzin Feige RespondsRebbetzin Feige Twerski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin has devoted her life to Jewish education and Outreach, giving lectures worldwide on a myriad of Judaic subjects. She is a mother of 11 children, and many grandchildren whose number she refuses to divulge. She serves as the Rebbetzin along side her husband, Rabbi Michel Twerski, of Congregation Beth Jehudah of Milwaukee.

Rebbetzin Twerski recently published her book, Rebbetzin Feige Responds: A popular and insightful counselor deals with real-life situations.


Needy Mother-in-Law

I love my fiancée, but her widowed mother lives the high life, doesn't work and is self-absorbed.

My Lousy Body Image

The problem is me, not my husband. I don’t think I’m attractive.

Single Jewish Female

Help! I can’t find an emotionally mature, ambitious guy who’s ready to commit to marriage.

Getting High

I miss smoking marijuana. Is it really so terrible?

My Recovery

My leg wasn’t the only thing that got shattered that fateful day.

Ending the Cycle of Abuse

Should I detach from my father?

People Don’t Change

I never live up to my New Year’s resolutions. So this Rosh Hashanah, why bother trying?

Intimacy in Marriage

Physical intimacy is a barometer of the relationship as a whole.

Fear of Motherhood

I am almost paralyzed by the fear of having a baby.

My Difficult Mother

Help! My mother is hyper-critical and chipping away at my sanity!

My Emotionally Abusive Father

Cruelty and abuse, whether physical or emotional, should never be tolerated.

Can My Marriage be Saved?

My husband believes there’s only one right way of doing things – his way.

My Stale Marriage

What happened to the man of my dreams?

Judaism and Infidelity

Why having an affair is such a serious transgression.

My Unfulfilled Husband

Help! My husband's negativity is dragging me down.

Guard Your Eyes

My husband has been looking at inappropriate websites. What should I do?

My Son, the Procrastinator

Finding that delicate balance between love and discipline.

A Tale of Two Mothers

Who do I honor more: my birth mother or my adoptive mother?

Abusive Mother

How far does honoring parents go?

Divorcing God

Does ending my marriage also mean turning my back on God?

Conceal or Reveal?

Should I let people know about my hearing disability?

My Mother's Faults

How do I maintain respect for my mother when she falls short in so many crucial areas?

My Deflated Husband

During these difficult economic times, my husband's company is crumbling apart and he's rather down. How can I help him?

Can We Control Our Destiny?

Pain in life is inevitable but suffering is optional.

Toxic Influences

My husband's friend is poisoning our relationship. What should we do?

Difficult Mother-in-Law

Adopting the attitude: "it's not about me."

Conversion and Love

My boyfriend is an observant Jew, I want to convert, and my mother is freaking out.

A Jewish Wife

Practical advice on what it takes to build a Jewish home.

The Legacy of Mrs. Cash

An old woman who took advantage of every opportunity to compliment and affirm others, leaves behind a powerful lesson.

Phases of Freedom

Freedom from is not enough. It must be followed by freedom to.

Connecting: Passover Reflections

Passover often brings up memories of loss, but it can also bring up memories of our initial connection with God at Sinai.

Caring for My Aging Mother

Charity does, indeed, begin at home. And it isn't easy.

Walking the Talk

I try to listen to my inner voice, become a better person, grow spiritually, break habits… but it's just not happening!

Lacking a Work Ethic

In a world that values leisure over work, how can I attain a strong work ethic?

The Other Man

My marriage is gratifying but I can't stop daydreaming about this other guy I once dated.

Living with Fear

Finding a voice of hope and sanity in our frightening world.

Personal Liberation

The tyranny of our personal "pharaohs" keeps us enslaved. The preparations for Passover give us a glimpse of freedom and the greatness of our potential

The Boastful Wife

I can't stand it when my wife brags about my accomplishments in public.

Children, When?

Our decision to wait seems to keep getting longer. Are we viewing the situation correctly?

Making God Whole

Choosing closeness instead of anger.

Angels in Our Lives

Why should the most special person in my life have to suffer so deeply?

Body and Soul

Eating disorders point to an imbalance in the body-soul dynamic.

Pregnancy and Loss

In case of a miscarriage, stillbirth, or death of a new baby, the sense of loss can be overwhelming. Here's how to cope.

The Inner Struggle

A decade of envy, illusions, and negativity has come crashing down. How to crawl out of the darkness?

Anger Management

The loudest sound in the universe is the breaking of a bad habit.

Why are Tears Salty?

Paradoxically, tears can represent both longing and homecoming.

The Tall Midget

Refusing to play the role of victim.

Is God Comfortable Here?

Life, being finite, is filled with mundane activity. But all of it can be elevated into infinity in the instant that it takes to ask a simple question.

Judaism and Healthy Eating

Help! My son is a junk food addict!

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