Kaddish for My Mother

My mother almost left this world without my love.

My Close Call

Tests somehow missed my severe heart blockage. I was living on borrowed time.

My Father’s Core Values

My father lived a life of quiet greatness. These are the inspiring lessons I’ve learned from him.

Wild: An Adventure in Self-Discovery

Four essentials for facing our deepest selves.

5 Steps to Letting Go of Anger

An infographic on how to drop unresolved anger and find inner peace.

Prayer 2: Recognizing God

Be aware that life isn’t random; God is running the world.

5 Jewish Lessons from Unbroken

Louie Zamperini and the power of faith.

Does Being Religious Help You Get a Job?

In or out of Hollywood, it sure is a good question.

If You Were God

We often question God's ways. But given the chance, how would we do things differently?

What is Jewish Prayer?

It’s not Simon Says. It’s talking to God from the heart.

Repairing the Gap

In my sister’s eyes, I became a foreign entity: a religiously observant Jew. As the gap widened, my sadness deepened.

One Habit Can Change Everything

5 strategies to making resolutions that stick.

Polishing Diamonds

Bringing out the inner potential within ourselves and our children.

Climbing Kilimanjaro

18 women and the 4 life lessons they attained from their gruelling challenge.

Hanukkah’s Last Light

Dispelling five myths that block us from connecting to God.

Liana's Story

A terrible accident in Israel transforms a couple's life.

Merry Shpitzvinkel!

How my father’s journey from Santa Claus to a gift-lugging dog in a drainpipe led me to Judaism, sort of.

A Permanent Tear: On the Loss of a Child

The Torah has a unique word to describe the death of a child because it is a pain that never leaves.

Hanukkah & the Essence of True Beauty

Why did Judaism pose such a great threat to ancient Greece?

Why Light the First Night of Hanukkah?

God is waiting for us to take that first step before He brings the miracle.

Miracles, Human and Divine

Like the days of Hanukkah, we are witnessing miracles today.

My Holocaust Revenge

I made a vow: If I survived Buchenwald, I would return and kill the mayor’s wife.

Hanukkah: The Force Awakens

In a dark world, you must be the light.

My Moment at the Kotel

God, I want to know what can I get here that I can't get anywhere else?

Creating Light during Darkness

4 positive responses when you find yourself submerged in physical or spiritual darkness.

Responding to the Har Nof Massacre

We may not understand the why, but we do need to know what we are going to do about it.

What Will They Say About You?

What would your children say about you at your funeral?

A Broken Body Isn't a Broken Person

A former Olympian is forced to rethink the meaning of her life after a crippling accident ends her career.

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.

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