Silence is Not an Option

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

Tests: Why God Gives Them

Would you send your child to a school that gives no tests?

Jewish Leadership

Three essential aspects: vision, responsibility, care.

Is God My Friend?

Belief was the easy part. Friendship took more work.

The Narrow Bridge

Coming to grips with my father’s untimely death.

Everything Happens to Me

We need to learn how to get out of ourselves.

Micol’s Gift

God is Everywhere: My guide to appreciating God’s gift of life.

Matisyahu: Exclusive Interview

With honesty and candor, the reggae star discusses his spiritual journey and redefining his Jewish identity.

Tricking Time

Why did God create a world where wisdom and physical strength seem to move in opposite directions?

Courage to Live Your Clarity

Having the guts to stand up to social pressure.

Did God Throw the NBA Finals?

God is the ultimate MVP. Doesn’t the guy I’m dating know that?

Small Choices, Big Outcomes

Greatness is built upon our seemingly insignificant daily choices.

The Jewish Tattoo

Daniel expected his Star of David tattoo to provoke a physical struggle with others. Instead it provoked a spiritual struggle within himself.

Is There a Doctor on Board?

When a kippah-clad doctor stepped forward to rescue a passenger.

My Difficult Neighbor

How I stopped the harassment and changed my life.

Swimming through the Pain

Ten years ago Asael Shabo lost his mother, three siblings and a leg to a terrorist. Now he’s on course to the 2016 Olympics.

Conflict Resolution

Screaming and yelling is not the Jewish way.

How to Die

The doctor wasn’t smiling. “There’s no way I can sugarcoat it. You have a rare, fatal disease and there is no known cure.”

Five Things Judaism Wants You to Know

A quick primer on five essential philosophical points.

Still Wonderful

Out of the blue, Efryim Shore became paralyzed from the neck down.

Dear Dad

We were so excited when our father came home.

My Life as a Country Western Song

I lost my parents, my house and job, and my wife left me after 25 years. Why was God doing this to me?

Completing the Talmud

A major celebration is in the works. And it’s not too late for you to participate.

Defying Time

The afternoon Mincha prayer is a crucial moment to stop and appraise.

Field of Potential

The Maharal of Prague on Shavuot and the essence of man.

Never Give Up

If you never try , you’ll never know.

Mayim Bialik: Mikvah Connoisseur

The ‘Big Bang Theory’ star speaks frankly about her Jewish identity.

Winking at the Angel of Death

She first met him in the ghettos. Now she had only a few minutes before he’d finally reach her.

My Ideal Mother’s Day

Now that my kids are grown, I have a greater appreciation of the day.

Lag B’Omer & Gratitude

Tony Robbin’s secret to happiness and achieving success.

Second Chance

Allowing ourselves one more spin of the dice.

Professor Happiness

Q&A with the popular Harvard professor and best-selling author.

The Crayons in My Box

Surprising tools for Jewish growth that most of us learned as children.

Safe to be a Jew?

A Jew can never have too many passports.

A Button's Life

Everyone has a mission in life. But what about me?

The Angel in Shiny Shoes

One child’s determination and the kindness of a stranger. A true story.

A Woman's Power

The woman sanctifies space and sets the tone in the home.

My Life: A Meditation

It’s mine. Not yours, not hers, not his. It’s mine.

Respecting the Help

We're all Jewish ambassadors. So watch what you say and do.

Envisioning Freedom

Why was the first Seder celebrated when we were still slaves in Egypt?

Life's Golden Nugget

Passover & the phenomenal power of choosing to be grateful.

Spiritual Freedom

Self mastery is the key to true freedom.

Essential Freedom

How could anyone celebrate Passover, the holiday of liberation, in Auschwitz?

Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg, zt”l: Living for Others

A close student explains why the Jewish world mourns this great rabbi.

Little Big Things

Sometimes when you least expect it, you hit jackpot.

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