Get latest articles and videos with Jewish
inspiration and insights
I wish people would realize my child is mentally ill and is not going to grow out of it.
Akiva Neuman uses the same skills in training to be a rabbi to compete on American Ninja Warrior.
A powerful video about one 70-year-old woman who has scraped off over 72,000 neo-Nazi symbols throughout Germany.
Being Jewish means dancing with the conflicting combination of pain and joy.
As England goes to the polls for a historic referendum, here are some little-known facts about Jews in the United Kingdom.
Jerusalem's front line of defense.
What was Captain Sully thinking as he calmly landed that plane on the water,
saving everyone on board?
The film distorts the experiences of people with disabilities and goes against Judaism’s value of human life.
He is in counseling and working very hard on changing. Am I being a fool to stay and hope that he can change?
Moses, not Muhammad Ali, was “the greatest” because he never acted as if he was superior to anyone else.
This couldn’t be my long-awaited son. This was a deformed baby.
Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Life's greatest challenge is the battle for self-respect.
Is it ever okay to lie to your spouse?
A few words of praise go a long way.
Summer vacation can become a cherished time for strengthening our relationships with our children.
Yes, breaking up is hard to do, but if you want to end a relationship it’s a must.
How you can answer that big question for yourself.
How to give off the right signals to your date.
And how will we recognize him when he comes?
How to love and be loved.
Three terms that describe the Infinite Being.
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
The miracle of survival, faith and the wisdom of a remarkable lady who knows how to live. (Adult discretion advised)
It’s no accident that the deal was finalized only last week.
A Harvard-trained psychiatrist working on a locked ward strives to find the good in his patients.
In the terrible, wonderful paradox of the Jew in exile, we are permanently, gratefully, happy. And temporarily, terribly sad.
Want to shop in the ancient Israeli marketplace but don’t know where to start? Allow me to enlighten you.
Some theme party ideas for adults considering a belated Bar or Bat Mitzvah.
What is the best way to keep your kids busy in the summer?
Despite the distance, it has forged an unbreakable bond for generations.
Discover the most important intellectual development in human history.
Why did God wait 49 days before giving the Torah?
June 22, 2015 11:52 PM
Why is it so Difficult?
Reproducing and carrying on our species should be the easiest thing in the world. It's natural. Mothers naturally produce milk for food, and later teach their young how to provide their own food, Mothers' instinct has been to protect their young for thousands of years, and the same thing goes in 2015. Women make it so hard for themselves. Babies need 24 hour food, shelter, safety and all the basics of care for at least 2 years. Then, more safety, guidance and support and teaching, and kindness for another 15 years. Women surely know this is a job about loving and caring and devotion when deciding to parent a child. When did the big crisis begin that parenting is the hardest job in the world? When a woman asks when does it all get easier, I would say when you decide to make it easier on yourself and on your children.
November 10, 2013 6:41 PM
I enjoy sleeping through the night
I disagree to what was said about being dissapointed when a child reaches new milestones. My husband and I were so happy when our son started sleeping theough the night and when he became potty trained and started getting dressed on his own. I guess, to each his own....
November 8, 2013 3:50 AM
Rabbi: I always enjoy your commentary's. if you ever come to henderson,nv I would like to meet you. bruce
November 8, 2013 12:29 AM
special needs children
Very often there are no stages to move forward withchildren with disabilities.Something to think About
November 7, 2013 9:26 PM
You are parent from the child is born to the day you die
Hi! This is only for rabbi Salomon . This is Savta from Dallas , hope you remember me . I miss your youngest . I love your video . Hope you come back to see us . Hope you & your beautiful family are doing well . May HaShem bless you all for the. Beautiful you're doing for Kol Israel I don't have any other way to reach you all , thanks . Shabbat Shalom . Lucienne (Savta)
November 7, 2013 9:09 PM
any stage is great
Children are the best gift a parent can have.Why? because if raised right they are your key to immortality.
November 7, 2013 5:02 PM
Yes, living in the 'now' is a gift that is why it is called, 'the present'
November 6, 2013 5:10 PM
Best Stage is the one they are in right now.
I appreciate your straight and honest remarks. One thought that helps me get through each stage is knowing "It won't last forever." So enjoy the positive part and face the challenging part... For good or bad, this stage won't last forever and we'll be on to something different. (A little more sleep would help though!)
November 7, 2013 3:40 PM
To #1: Beautiful, inciteful comment. May Hashem bless you with much naches from your children.
November 9, 2013 5:50 PM
Sorry, I meant to direct my comment to #2. But #1's comment is also very good.
November 3, 2013 9:47 AM
Excellent commentary. Little kids, little problems. Big kids, big problems.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.