About the Author


Ted Roberts

Ted Roberts hails from Huntsville, Alabama. His writings have appeared in Readers Digest, The Wall Street Journal and others.


My Doc's Procedure

One small tumor. If He can make it, surely He can break it.

The Night the Rebbe Danced the Kazatsky

Who could do the kazatzky like Mendel? No one, including the Cossacks who guarded the Czar himself.

The Way We Were

In my time, Chanukah gifts meant only a dime. It also meant potato latkes and a visit to grandma.

Amos the Righteous: A Yom Kippur Fable

Those who believe in the power of good deeds love to tell his story.

God Makes a House Call

A little blockage enables one man to appreciate the wonders of the human body -- and the power of genuine prayer.

Elijah in Manhattan: A Love Story

Sometimes the longest journey is the journey home.

Home for the High Holidays

They all come home sooner or later. But you must mark the trail.

Gluckel of Hameln: A Mother for the Ages

Gluckel understood a childrearing mystery: Why don't our kids love us more?

Goodbye Poverty, Hello America

Remembering our Old World origins, B.A. -- before America.

A Heavenly Trip on Father's Day

I couldn't wait to dangle at the small end of a hot air balloon over an African meadow without a doctor or ambulance beneath me.

A Ghostly Bar Mitzvah

A tale about a father and son who plan a Bar Mitzvah celebration in a ravaged Polish village in 1946.

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