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.

Searching for God in the Garbage

An interview with Bracha Goetz about her memoir of a Harvard-educated woman fighting anorexia.

Rising from My Wheelchair: Judaism and the Mystery of Healing

There’s something intangible to medicine that, like prayer, is still very real and incredibly powerful.

Gems of Wisdom of the Kotzker Rebbe

Nine wise, pithy quotes attributed to the great rabbi.

Tu B’Shvat: The Beginning of Potential

Tu B’Shvat, Purim and Passover correspond to three phases of life.

Rising Above the Vicissitudes

The inspiring life, and death, of Rabbi Avraham Meir Levy.

The Messiah in Judaism

Why do Jews believe in the Messiah?

Instructions For Living

A short film featuring Rabbi Noah Weinberg's inspirational wisdom.

PODCAST: Recalculating

Rabbi Menachem Nissel explains how we can find our way out of life’s bumpiest roads.

Bombshell: You Have MS

My life has drastically changed. But I’ve gone from depressed to optimistic, paralyzed to athletic, and most importantly, hopeless to hopeful.

My Seventh Baby: My Marriage

All I wanted was another baby. My husband wanted us to go to marriage counselling instead.

There’s No Good Way to Kosher an Alaskan King Crab

Don’t ask me how, but this treif-eating Jew has two children who attend Yeshiva University.

Taking Control (of What You Can)

How to stop being a victim and attain happiness.

19 Great Jewish Sayings

From the Talmud to David Ben Gurion, a collection of meaningful Jewish quotes.

Why Judaism Should Matter to You

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on the greatness of being Jewish.

The Anti-Missionary

Sometimes it takes one to know one.

My Parents vs. My Own Life

When does, “I have to live my own life” become selfishness?

Ego Is Our Enemy

Learning to bring forth your music as part of the symphony.

Living with Courage

Alan Lock was going blind. Here’s how he fought to get through the darkness.

Five Ideas for Life

Some ideas worth thinking about as we begin our journey into a new calendar year.

Finding Uzi

35 years ago they changed each other’s lives and drifted apart. Then Facebook brought them together again.

The Fateful Holocaust Secret

A mother who buried her Jewish identity, and her son’s astonishing quest to reclaim it.

20 Favorite Jewish Quotes

From King Solomon to Einstein, exploring the meaning of some of the best Jewish quotes.

Why Resolutions Fail

Real change requires strategic use of self-discipline.

7 Ways to Live Better This Year

Forging a path filled with love, connection, kindness and gratitude.

How I Moved on After My Wife’s Death

How do you come back from the shock and pain of knowing your love has died and will never return? Ari, a single father of three, shares his moving story.

So What's Wrong With a Christmas Tree?

Growing up with a Christmas tree made me wish that I wasn't Jewish.

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