The diagnosis was devastating, but we needed to stop mourning our daughter who was still alive and begin living with SMA.
This year, finally, my family will join the ranks of those paragons of virtue, those models of creative efficiency: The Ones with the Themes.
Since the divorce, my ex-husband won't have anything to do with our sons. Is it wrong to hope for a miracle?
We were marrying off our eldest daughter. Why was I feeling so much pain?
In these unstable and scary times, the sukkah gives us a reassuring message.
I was floored. There wasn't one doctor in the whole hospital willing to help us.
I want my friends to know that it’s okay to be different.
Was that my precious child lying motionless in the water?
When the doctor delivered the news, we were abashed and afraid. How much time did we have?
The question no one asks: "What was it like to get divorced with two children still in diapers?"
In Egypt, the Jewish people were hanging on by a tiny thread. So was I.
This Purim, grab a piece of God's unconditional love, and dance.
Patrick Henry Hughes can teach us all a lesson about reaching our potential.
Every wrinkle held a story.
Visitors to Israel from the Far East discover a brilliant, new monitoring system: the mezuzah.
Having just turned 43, never married, no kids, I was having a tough time getting up the enthusiasm to pray for these same things once again
Suddenly a single parent, the shofar's long wail echoed the one in my heart.
God sent me this crucial test and I had to make a critical choice.
The plane plummeted downwards, oxygen masks dropped, and we thought this was the end.
The miracle finally occurred: we adopted a baby boy from Korea.
It's been 13 years but there is still a crack in my heart.
My mother died when she was almost 98 years old. We thought she'd live forever.
On a bus in Jerusalem, all eyes followed the girl who suddenly broke down and cried.
Passover reminds us that not only can't you escape your past, but you have to cherish it too.
A lost diamond, a gaping black hole, and an inspiring Passover realization.
My father's enthusiasm for Passover was so contagious, that each member of our family approached the Seder in an emotional state approaching ecstasy.