Four Ways to Be Happier Without Changing Anything (but Your Mind)

Cynics beware! Following the advice in this article will make you happier.

Is Judaism Concerned with Conservation?

Does it really matter when a species goes extinct?

From Rose Bowl to Rashi: My Unique Journey to Judaism

The legendary all-star Rose Bowl running back makes his most sensational touchdown run as an Orthodox Jew.

Pat Quinn and Regaining the Power of Your Voice

Are we using our words as forces of healing or hurting?

A Soldier’s Gift: An Amazing True Story

One act of kindness has unintended life-altering consequences.

7 Ways to Become Your Best Self

Don’t settle for the counterfeit versions like power, success, fame, status, and wealth. Here’s how to insure that you’re on the right path.

A Holocaust Love Story

A powerful true story of Jewish heroism.

Before the Decimation: Researching My Family’s Past

In anticipation of my trip to Israel and visiting Yad Vashem, I’m digging into my family’s history.

Hockey Heroics and the Omer

Preparing for the big moment is the key to victory.

Shabbat as Social Action

As I learned more Torah, I started to understand that Judaism’s goal is to radically and completely change the world.

Why Rabbi Akiva is My Hero

10 life lessons from an accessible giant.

No Time to Think: 3 Ways to Defeat Pharaoh Today

We are enslaved by epidemic levels of distraction. Here’s how to break free.

When Do We Eat?: Eating to Live On Passover Night

Delayed gratification transforms the physical into an act of spiritual sustenance.

Will Smith & Jumping to Freedom

Passover and the exhilaration of letting go.

Who Is the Wicked Son?

The fundamental lesson of Passover is that God’s love for us is unconditional.

Attaining True Empowerment on Passover

Empowerment doesn’t come through conquering and enslaving others.

Cleaning Our Hearts for Passover

Let’s focus on two qualities that make the biggest messes: anger and jealousy. How do I clean my heart of those?

From Hedge Funds to Jewish Education: A Wall Street Tourist Finds Home

Listening to my still, small voice has taken me on an improbable, yet inevitable journey.

More Than We Want to Breathe

Embracing the spiritual opportunity of the Jewish month of Nissan and Passover.

Joy in Crisis: My Baby Granddaughter's Cancer

The certainty of God’s power stands in stark contrast to the instability and vulnerability that fill the chapters of our life.

Charlie Harary on the Passover Seder

A 40-min class delving into the contemporary meaning of Passover.

Chris Pratt, Keep Praying

When did prayer become a dirty word?

Stop Multitasking and Go All-In

Mastering the art of the crossover in basketball and in life.

Eric Most’s Quiet Greatness

A tribute to one of Aish HaTorah’s most inspirational members who passed away last week.

How to Handle Toxic People

Three pieces of advice from ancient Jewish wisdom.

Roger Bannister and Breaking the Four Minute Mile

What achievement do you wish you could accomplish but consider physically impossible?

Fix Yourself

Want to make the world a better place? Start by bettering yourself, the only person you can actually change.

The Ultimate Marathoner

Rafael Shachar Weissberg ran a marathon every day without moving a foot.

Absent Fathers

My father's disloyalty undermined my relationship with God.

The Trap of Wanting It All

Status-seeking underlies Haman's intense hatred of the Jews.

My Husband’s Paralyzed Face

My husband looked awful and I was horrified. He just carried on with no embarrassment, life as usual.

Drop Your Mask: Why We Dress Up on Purim

By making fun of the facades we hide behind, we get in touch with our inner self.

My Father, The Alchemist

How did my father transform himself into gold?

Music in Judaism

What is the Jewish attitude to music?

Three Secrets of Olympic Champions

The keys to Olympic success are the tools we need to fulfill our potential.

Preparing My Friend’s Mother for Burial

I wasn’t prepared for the life-changing experience.

Wonders in Jewish History

A quick analysis of Jewish history and how it was predicted by the Hebrew Bible.

Entrepreneur's Childhood Shaped his $19 Billion Startup

How an impoverished and orphaned immigrant launched one of the most successful apps in the world.

Why This Jewish Billionaire Keeps Shabbat

At first it seemed like a burden but it gives me time with my wife and children and friends.

Friday the Rabbi Got Hijacked

My 18-hour ordeal on a Delta flight hijacked to Cuba in 1980.

Seven Ways to Build Confidence

Never give up hope in yourself and in what you can achieve.

What Is Kosher and Why?

A quick overview and 5 basic reasons.

Carrot, Egg, or Coffee: Growing From Adversity

When adversity knocks on your door, how do you respond?

Emunah: Your Greatest Power

An insightful video for children about belief in God.

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