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Memorial Boards in Cuba
Lori Almost Live

Memorial Boards in Cuba

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Instead of building memorials, let’s invest in building the future generation of Jews.

Why the U.S. Ranks Only #15th Happiest Country
Salomon Says

Why the U.S. Ranks Only #15th Happiest Country

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It all has to do with the Golden Triangle of Happiness.

The Widows in Our Midst
Mom with a View

The Widows in Our Midst

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We are admonished to be extra sensitive to and solicitous of widows. But are we?

Conflicting Emotions
Lori Almost Live

Conflicting Emotions

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Life is full of moments of happiness and sadness, all at once.

What’s Harder: Marriage or Parenting?
Lori Almost Live

What’s Harder: Marriage or Parenting?

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Here’s my answer, and I want to hear what you think.

Released from Jury Duty
Mom with a View

Released from Jury Duty

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Joy comes in all types of packages.

Happiness Amidst Tragedy
Salomon Says

Happiness Amidst Tragedy

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It’s been a difficult week. How do we deal with it?

Why are White Middle-Aged Men Dying More?
Salomon Says

Why are White Middle-Aged Men Dying More?

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A shocking new study reveals why there’s an increase in mortality rates for the first time in 100 years.

Bumper Sticker Boasting

Bumper Sticker Boasting

We need to teach our kids that self-worth is internally generated.

The Jews of Cuba
Lori Almost Live

The Jews of Cuba

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Spreading Jewish wisdom to 1400 Jews who have been cut off from the world.

Tiger Woods is Turning 40
Mom with a View

Tiger Woods is Turning 40

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Don’t sound the death knell just yet.

4 Tips to Help Decision Making
Salomon Says

4 Tips to Help Decision Making

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These really work for me.

Stranded by Friends Getting Married
Lori Almost Live

Stranded by Friends Getting Married

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I’m happy for my friend, but I’m also jealous.

Disney Princes and Jewish Women

Disney Princes and Jewish Women

Women's critical role in the story of Hanukkah.

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Hope
Salomon Says

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Hope

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The power of one tiny flame.

Saying No
Mom with a View

Saying No

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A test for real friendship.

The 3 Worst Things to Say to Someone in Pain
Salomon Says

The 3 Worst Things to Say to Someone in Pain

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Don’t cause them more grief.

Black Friday
Mom with a View

Black Friday

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The focus on sales and consumption is eroding the meaning of Thanksgiving.

Being In Israel at this Difficult Time

Being In Israel at this Difficult Time

Remembering Ezra Schwartz.

Don’t Worry about the Turkey!
Mom with a View

Don’t Worry about the Turkey!

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Let’s stop putting pressure on ourselves in areas that don’t really matter.

Jonathan Pollard’s Release
Salomon Says

Jonathan Pollard’s Release

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Imagine his first Shabbat as a free man.

My Wedding Anniversary
Lori Almost Live

My Wedding Anniversary

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Who you marry is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.

You Feel Me
Mom with a View

You Feel Me

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A moment of connection on a crowded New York street.

The End of Carpool

The End of Carpool

22 years of memories.

Digital Detox
Salomon Says

Digital Detox

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Unplugging is no longer just a good idea.

Bad Day for Bacon
Salomon Says

Bad Day for Bacon

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But a good day for the Jews?

My Daughter Ate My Homework
Mom with a View

My Daughter Ate My Homework

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Yes kids are the priority, but don’t use that as an excuse to get out of your commitments.

Pray for Others First
Lori Almost Live

Pray for Others First

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The secret to getting your prayer answered.

Death & The World Series
Salomon Says

Death & The World Series

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Would you tell the pitcher before the big game that his father died?

Songs from Our Youth
Mom with a View

Songs from Our Youth

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This old blind man knew the entire Torah by heart. I know the words to “The Beverly Hillbillies.”

We All have Challenges
Lori Almost Live

We All have Challenges

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It’s how you frame them that makes the difference.

Put a Fix On It
Mom with a View

Put a Fix On It

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We all make mistakes. But we don’t have to keep making the same mistake.

Ever Thought about Giving a Kidney?

Ever Thought about Giving a Kidney?

A personal plea.

Where Should We Live?

Where Should We Live?

Practical advice on choosing a community to live in.

Taking a Sick Day when You’re Ok
Salomon Says

Taking a Sick Day when You’re Ok

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A solution to the ethical dilemma

A Non-Jew’s Question
Mom with a View

A Non-Jew’s Question

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Are we fulfilling our mandate to be a “light unto the nations”?

All Boats Rise
Lori Almost Live

All Boats Rise

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All Jewish organizations are in the same ocean. So let’s help each other succeed.

Why I Wear a Scarf
Salomon Says

Why I Wear a Scarf

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And it’s not what you think…

Sleep Deprived
Mom with a View

Sleep Deprived

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What do you focus on when you wake up in the morning: blessing or lack?

Family Crisis
Lori Almost Live

Family Crisis

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Some people rise to the challenge; some run away.

I Thought I Had More Time
Mom with a View

I Thought I Had More Time

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All we have is right now, this moment.

BBC Headline Shocker
Salomon Says

BBC Headline Shocker

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The BBC’s initial report on the recent Israeli murders left me speechless.

Sukkot Today: The Protection Racket
Salomon Says

Sukkot Today: The Protection Racket

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We need protection, now more than ever.

Expressing Your Essence
Mom with a View

Expressing Your Essence

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Two pivotal ideas about Sukkot.

The One Thing
Lori Almost Live

The One Thing

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What is the most important thing on your to-do list? Do that first.

Horse and Rider: Who’s Leading Whom?
Mom with a View

Horse and Rider: Who’s Leading Whom?

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Practical suggestions on how to prepare for Yom Kippur.

How to Prepare for Yom Kippur
Salomon Says

How to Prepare for Yom Kippur

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This practical tip can change your Yom Kippur experience.

Dreading Yom Kippur?
Lori Almost Live

Dreading Yom Kippur?

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It’s not a day you’re supposed to feel guilty.

Rosh Hashanah: No Distractions
Mom with a View

Rosh Hashanah: No Distractions

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When we hear the shofar, all distractions fade away. It’s our moment to choose life.

Rosh Hashanah: Day of Joy or Day of Judgment?
Salomon Says

Rosh Hashanah: Day of Joy or Day of Judgment?

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The importance of being part of the Jewish people.