Beyond Just Desserts: A Recipe of Thanksgiving

Seventy-five orphan girls in Calcutta taught me the real meaning of thanksgiving.

Jews and Jewelry

A lesson in how to use the physical world.

5 Ways to Feel Thankful

Effective tools to increase your gratitude.

Jew Got Questions?

Sometimes the question is more important than the answer.

Reach Out for Help

Don’t be afraid to show your weakness in order to let people help.

Meeting Rachel Fraenkel

It’s rare to meet a woman of such dignity and faith.

The Tree on Fire

Sometimes the most beautiful things are hiding in plain sight.

Taking the Plunge

No one is ever completely ready for life's challenges. So what are you waiting for?

Making Job Referrals

How to give people one of the greatest forms of kindness: finding them a job.

Rider on the Storm

The storm came and suddenly I was being hit with six-foot waves, zero visibility and a sinking kayak.

Real Beauty

Three lessons from our matriarch Rachel.

Purim: The Holiday in Hiding

Revealing why the story of Purim is wrapped in a disguise and concealed behind a mask.

After the Shabbat Project

Three ways to transform inspiration into action.

My Life with Asperger’s

Despite the fact that I can be awkward, Asperger’s is something I can use to help better other people's lives.

A Torah for the Army

A new Torah scroll for the U.S. military re-writes a legacy.

6 Ways to Think Positive

Life is full of disappointments and frustrations. Now what?

Einstein's Biggest Mistake

Ingrained bias caused Einstein to make what he called the biggest blunder of his career.

The After-Holidays Blues

It’s during the quiet times of life that we show God what we are truly made of.

Sukkot: A Time for Celebration

This year try living in the sukkah and experience God’s loving embrace.

Money, Sukkot & Affluenza

Sukkot and the sabbatical year teach us the Jewish perspective on wealth and happiness.

Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg: CNN Hero

After losing his daughter to leukemia, Rabbi Goldberg is helping children battle serious illness.

The Incredible Typewriter Artist

An extraordinary man with a severe disability creates incredible works of art using a typewriter.

Ready to Come Home

A long time ago I ran away from home. Little did I know that it would teach me the meaning of Sukkot.

Boris in Prison on Yom Kippur

A mountain of a man, here was a Jew totally ignorant about Judaism willing to risk his life for being Jewish.

People Can Change

How to access the transformational power of Yom Kippur.

Tapping into the Power of Yom Kippur

God is waiting for us with open arms. What are we waiting for?

Learning to Forgive

Five ways to let go this Yom Kippur.

The Forgotten Supper

The biggest activity we do on Yom Kippur is not repenting; it is apologizing.

The Power to Change the World

Don’t miss your opportunity for greatness.

No Excuses

A letter to the woman who cycled 26.2 miles using only her arms.

How to Achieve a High Holiday Breakthrough

You are the CEO of your life. It’s time to start acting like it.

Go for the Touchdown

An incredibly inspiring motivational video by a high school football player. Perfect for Rosh Hashanah preparation.

Making Your Plan for This Rosh Hashanah

What new mitzvah will you and your family take on this new year?

Take The Un-Selfie Challenge

No selfies until after Yom Kippur! Spread the word.

Rosh Hashanah and Alcoholics Anonymous

Members of AA can teach us what it means to confront a bad habit, stare down a relentless temptation, and persevere.

Facing God on Rosh Hashanah

Three ways to prepare for your personal judgment day.

A Letter from God

A few things to keep in mind as Rosh Hashanah draws near.

Rosh Hashanah: Repair Kit Included

Our manufacturer knows that we’re going to fall.

Think Ahead First

If you could change anything this upcoming new year, what would it be?

Three Things We Should Never Say Before Rosh Hashanah

Three phrases in the news that will help us prepare for Rosh Hashanah.

My Daily 10,000 Steps

An easy way to change your life: start walking.

My Personal Rope Challenge

Despite the intense fear, I yearned to know that I could climb beyond my limits.

Why 13 Is the Age for a Bar Mitzvah

Celebrating his Bar Mitzvah, Charlie Harary’s son explains what it means to become a man.

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