At My Grandson’s Bris: Hanukkah, Self-Sacrifice and the Infinite

The mohel instructed me to hold the baby’s legs tight, thrusting me into the reality of what was unfolding.

Star Wars and My Search for Spirituality

The Last Jedi, Chanukah and the battle between the forces of light and darkness.

PODCAST: Improving Self-Esteem in Ourselves and Our Children

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Nivin on how to overcoming low self-esteem at any age.

Like Clockwork: The Incredible Lengths One High-Tech Company went to Keep Shabbat

With hundreds of millions of dollars at stake, the parent company demanded that they work on this one Shabbat.

Seeing More with One Eye

Luis Salazar and a new look at the miracle of Hanukkah.

Does Judaism Believe in Reincarnation?

Fulfilling the soul’s unique mission may take more than one lifetime.

Hanukkah: God Doesn't Shout, He Whispers

Why do we light candles for 8 days when the miracle only lasted for 7 days?

The Jewish Prince of Persia

The Shah of Iran's descendant tells his story from Jerusalem.

Three Lessons for Success from Marathon Training

How imagination, habits and getting outside your comfort zone are crucial to growth.

The Emergency Call & the Anti-Semite

What does it take for a person to rethink his prejudices?

The Redneck

I learned a valuable lesson that fretful Friday: it’s best to not judge other people.

Living Life to the Fullest

Rabbi Leff on how our forefather Jacob tackled life’s challenges.

Thanksgiving Should Not Be Only Once a Year

Six ways to feel gratitude every day. Try them; they really work!

Learning To Fall: A Rap Music Video

A journey through inspiration and disappointment – in love, art, sports and life.

Five Ways to Improve Your Emotional Fitness

Practical tips on how to transform your emotions and live a happier life.

Against the Flow

What happens when the majority isn't right?

My Bar Mitzvah in Abu Dhabi

My Bar Mitzvah was a commitment to accept life’s true messiness and to take responsibility for my own.

Life after Death

What matters most is maximizing our life before death.

Six Steps to Facing Your Fears

Because the only way to create a life of growth and significance is by taking risks.

A Leg to Stand On

At 13, Yitzy Haber decided to have his cancerous leg amputated. He's never looked back.

Hell: What Do Jews Believe?

What is the Jewish definition of heaven and hell and why isn't the afterlife mentioned the Torah?

Boundaries: Mayim Bialik on the Meaning of Mezuzah

The actress and passionate Jew reveals what this ancient mitzvah means to her in this personal, beautiful video.

6 Jewish Ways to Respond to Anger

Practical tools for anger management.

Seven Ways to Make Your Thoughts More Empowering

How to bring more positivity and optimism into your day.

Q&A: The Jewish Calendar

Why is it different and what is its significance?

Close Call: Sometimes Milliseconds Matter

Even the seemingly inconvenient occurrences are part of a larger plan.

My Return to the Mikvah

I was desperate to get my marriage back on track and reclaim the intimacy we once felt with each other.

The 6 High Performance Habits that Make People Extraordinary

All successful people share six common, consistent habits regardless of their area of expertise. Everyone can emulate them.

At Home in Jerusalem Podcast: Serenity in the Face of Stress and Disappointment

Rabbi Aryeh Leib Nivin on overcoming life’s missed opportunities and upheavals.

When My Son Clinically Died

He had fallen into a pond and was found blue and lifeless. Then the miracles started to happen.

How I Conquered My Eating Disorder

Gabi discovered a path out of self-hate, faking it and critical judgments. She found her inner fighter and along with it her health, her passion, and her life.

Henny Machlis: A Truly Great Jewish Woman

How did an ordinary Jew from Brooklyn become one of the greatest lights of our times?

My Nickname Was Retard: How I Survived Bullying

With no friends and no future in sight, Ben cried himself to sleep at night, even contemplating suicide. But then he had a revelation that changed everything.

Cheshvan: Turning the Bitter into Greatness

The spiritual growth we’ve harnessed this past month is available throughout the year.

Who Got the Better Deal?: An Incredible True Story of Two Siblings

A handicapped girl given up for adoption discovers her idol is her biological sister.

Six Jewish Strategies for Spiritual Growth

A daily regimen for building your spiritual muscles.

Asking God

His friend had seven children. He was only asking for one.

Going Orthodox: 8 Things that Surprised Me Living as an Observant Jew

I was still insecure and nervous about living a Torah observant life. What would my new life look like?

“All of You Hungarians are Anti-Semites”

A Hungarian, non-Jewish supporter of Israel experiences bitterness and mistrust from Jews, especially survivors.

The Seven Heroes of Sukkot

Why Jews invite these biblical heroes to the sukkah each night.

A Shelter of Belonging: How the Sukkah Can Connect Us to Each Other

Open to the stars, we are able to see beyond the walls that divide.

Why the 4 Species on Sukkot?

Everything has its own part to play the Divine orchestra.

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