Choosing Our Leaders

The Jewish system is radically different than the American one.

My Cancerous Pixel

When life seems to overwhelm, I focus on the Big Picture.

Obama's Look Alike

It’s not only the inside that counts.

True Grit

The secret of success is how we view failure.

Here’s What I Want

One day, Josh Bieber lost the use of his left arm and his speech started to slur. His ‘want list’ began to change, dramatically.

Define Your Terms

Stop arguing and strive to reach a mutual understanding.

Tomorrow

Don't rush to plan tomorrow. Make it count, today.

Discovering the Real You: The Tov Soul

Fighters for justice, driven to do the right thing.

My Song

From singing with Gloria Estefan to women-only concerts. One of the most talented female singers in the Jewish world speaks her mind.

Surrounded at the Nursing Home

“Remember the tenth of December!” the old man said, pointing a warning finger at me.

Forgiving Daddy

Even I am worthy of love.

Shedding Labels

If I could fix a bike, who knows what else I’m capable of doing but have been too afraid to try.

Battling Illness

I am fighting a war on three fronts: physical health, emotional stability, and spiritual well-being. Here are my strategies.

Landlord: A Yom Kippur Video

Are you letting resentments live in your head, rent-free?

Discovering the Real You: Life of the Party

Welcome to the world of the “Bracha” soul and body.

Just Don’t Do It

My mother doesn’t do jet-lag. And this Rosh Hashanah I realized I don’t have to do a lot of negative habits.

Who Will Live

I lie awake worrying about my upcoming surgery. Will I lose my ability to speak? Will I even wake up?

Your Seven Superpowers

Superheroes don't merely exist in movies and comic books.

3 Keys to Spiritual Growth

Don’t get discouraged this Rosh Hashanah.

The Ugly Dog

Sometimes ugly can be the most beautiful thing in the world.

My Barber, Morris

After discovering my local barber's dark secret, no haircut has ever been the same.

Climbing Mount Washington

In a matter of minutes, I went from feeling hero to fool.

Look in the Mirror

Strengthening our spiritual muscles as preparation for Rosh Hashanah.

Discovering the Real You

Understanding yourself and others through this Jewish personality typing.

The Chanukah Question

Is it a Jewish value to yield or to resist?

Surfboard Spirituality

Based on his own life experiences, Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser knows that Judaism can speak to today’s disaffected youth.

The Power to Change

Defying spiritual gravity – the force of habit, mental inertia, toxic negative thinking.

Tests: My Will Vs God’s Will

What I want to do versus what I feel like doing.

Smashing the Barrier

Lessons from Usain Bolt and other running legends.

Torah and Thoreau

My enthralling discovery that Henry David Thoreau’s ideas have their roots in Jewish consciousness.

When Every Millisecond Counts

Take advantage of every moment and be a champion at whatever you aspire to do.

My 11 Months of Kaddish

How saying Kaddish for my father changed my life.

Tests: Connection Vs. Estrangement

The most common challenge we have with our spouse.

After the Cancer Diagnosis

Ever since my husband was diagnosed with cancer, losing weight seems shockingly frivolous.

Tests: Giver Vs. Taker

One of life’s challenges is learning to get out of ourselves.

Finding the God Spot

Rebuilding the temple in Jerusalem – and within ourselves.

Words like Magic

With Tisha B’Av approaching, we can strive to make things right by using our words to build, not destroy.

Silence is Not an Option

Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.

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