click here to jump to start of article
Join Our Newsletter

Get latest articles and videos with Jewish inspiration and insights​




The Happiest Person in America

....and he's an observant Jew.

Published: March 12, 2011


Give Tzedakah! Help Aish.com create inspiring
articles, videos and blogs featuring timeless Jewish wisdom.

Visitor Comments: 42

(37) Anonymous, March 22, 2015 2:31 AM

Why are observant Jews so happy?

I think that observant Jews are happier than other people because jews have Hashem as a pillar to grasp onto in there times of need happiness etc and when a person has something to live for he atomatically is a happier person.

(36) Anonymous, March 27, 2011 3:33 AM

having an ethical, doable roadmap to life with a Higher Power to help you on your way

To see the results in the lives of people who have rules/guidance of a historically proven support system in good & other times. Includes social , behavioural, & belief guide .The complete map to a beneficial & growth involved existence , Being Jewish can be as inspiring, comforting & satis fying as you can cope with.

(35) King David, March 24, 2011 9:19 PM

Believing in Hashem

I personally feel that for Am Yisrael to be happy they have to believe in Hashem and connect with Him. One of the main points is to trust in Hashem and never doubt Him. Hashem is always there for his people and always looking after them. The essence is believing He is there and trusting in Him. When one is constantly happy they become wiser and see the emet-truth of the world. From this they will believe and see that Hashem is the creator and master of the universe and will constantly see Hashem hidden in this world. By believing and trusting in Hashem a person should have nothing to fear and can be positive and happy. Am Yisael Chai

(34) Sandy Goodman, March 22, 2011 4:39 AM

Realizing that G-d is always looking out after us

Dear Rabbi Solomon Your blog not not only made me smile, it made me laugh! The answer is simple. We as Torah true Jews KNOW that G-d Who is the Supreme Eternal Omnipotent and KInd Being is always looking out after us. Everything that we have is given to us by Hashem and He gives us EVERYTHING THAT WE NEED; not what we think we need. The Torah teaches us how to live a meanigful life by sharing and is rich with knowledge and insights. It give us a purpose in living. My good wife, Chana, and I enjoy learning and living Torah and we especially enjoy Shabbos where we get away from the aggrevations of some of the everyday living and just enjoy the finer things such a spirituality and each other. Sandy Goodman

(33) Rachel Pollack, March 17, 2011 10:11 PM

Hashem is obviously with us!!!!!

all the rest is commentary.

See All Comments

Submit Your Comment:

  • Display my name?

  • Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.


  • * required field 2000
Submit Comment
stub