How to inject meaning and purpose in your holiday while shopping and cooking.
The stranger who yelled at my husband and the perils of misjudging others.
This Rosh Hashanah, I’m working on overcoming my worry and genuinely trusting the Almighty.
Don’t sell yourself short. Going to that wedding or shiva house does make a real difference.
God, my son’s Israeli commander and preparing for Rosh Hashanah.
If it’s not going to appear on my tombstone, it’s not going to appear on my bucket list.
Taken out for dinner by friends, what would you do if your child ordered a very expensive bottle of wine?
Eating at a restaurant of staying at a hotel does not entitle us to take their bathroom fixtures.
My recent trip to London gave me a glimmer of understanding of what the monarchy means.
A recent Shabbos experience in Europe reminded how privileged it is to be a part of the Jewish nation.
It’s hard to imagine that it was once considered undignified to talk about food. Maybe we are missing something.
Embracing the uncomfortable realization that we are never fully in control.
Whether it’s who I know, what I know or what I’ve accomplished – just tell me I matter.
With all its inherent pain, most couples do not treat divorce cavalierly.
What are we teaching our kids when parents are screaming and cursing during a soccer match?
If we will really invest, we will come to care – about anything.
I don’t long for the days of pogroms and poverty. But I do miss not having all my kids and grandkids living nearby.
If ever there were a time for zeal and over-preparation, Passover is it.
There are people in need at every place, at any time, and we can’t ignore them.
Three timely lessons about kindness, taught by Uber drivers (really).
Our kids can teach us a lot about how to talk to God.
We may not be able to control our instinctive response but we can prevent it from coming to fruition.
There is a point where we are too busy trying out the Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel hamantashen that we forget the purpose of the holiday.
There is always something or someone over my head.
Don’t run away from a problem. Be an agent of change instead.
Why did NASA receive a record number of astronaut applications?
A group of North American kids help poor kids in Israel.
Jews need to make informed choices about their Judaism. Don’t be afraid to learn.
Jealousy is when we count someone else’s blessings instead of our own.
Loneliness is a very serious issue. Here's what you can do to help.
A group of friends went on vacation without me and their numerous Facebook photos are getting to me.