How to Confront Your Mistakes and Try Again

Don’t allow yesterday's mistakes to limit tomorrow's possibilities.

Small Act, Big Impact

Appreciating the spiritual power of performing a single mitzvah.

Elul: The 4 D's of Lasting Change

How to keep your resolutions and truly grow.

The Better You Planner

A free pdf download that will help you take small steps toward your big goals.

Can I Really Change?

How to tap into the transformative power of the Jewish month of Elul.

From Buddha to Torah

The unlikely path to spiritual discovery of a girl from Sri Lanka.

10 Ideas Judaism Gave the World

Some revolutionary concepts found in the Torah.

How Judaism Took Me Out Of My Depression

Converting to Judaism had an unexpected side effect: my depression became much less prominent in my life.

African-American, Christian, Witch, Jew

In the shadows of slavery, one girl’s persistent questioning leads her on a relentless search for truth.

Middot Series #6 - Patience, or How to Overcome Road Rage

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: It can be a rude awakening to discover that you are not the Master of the Universe.

God Winking

Showing up to the imperfect unpredictable mess of life.

Not So Modern Love

Bill and Hillary weren't the only couple to meet in the library.

When Breath Becomes Air

Tisha B’Av and the yearning for connection.

Letting Go

Could you forgive the man responsible for the death of your family?

Irreversible Damage

A miraculous true story demonstrates the power of prayer and reminds us never to give up hope.

The Meaning of Kaddish

The message of the Kaddish prayer - remembering your mission in this world.

Looking for God Amidst the Pain

The human soul can be a window to feeling the depth of God’s love.

My Journey in the Holy Land

We cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are.

Forgiving the Impossible

During the Holocaust, my grandmother gave up everything for her closest friend, only to be abandoned in return.

Can I Really Change the World?

How one small act can trigger movement across generations.

8 Ways to Make Your Life Miserable

And keep the insidious feelings of joy and gratitude at bay.

Stop Drifting

Create the plan to get the life you want.

Elie Wiesel and the Radicalization of a Hassidic Girl

Elie Wiesel took me to Auschwitz and in a certain way, I never came back.

In a Heartbeat

Mordechai Sultan was about to suffer a massive heart attack that would have killed him if not for an incredible series of incidents.

The Ten Commandments & God

God’s ten basic, yet profound instructions for how to lead a moral life.

When My Best Friend Dumped Me

One day she valued our friendship and the next day she didn't. These four tools empowered me despite the pain.

A Wounded Faith and Loyal Hasid

My unexpected encounter with Prof. Elie Wiesel gave me a glimpse into his regal soul.

Crash Course in Jewish Blessings

Why do we bless God? Isn’t He blessing us?

Middot Series #5 - Integrity: Will the Real You Please Stand Up

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: Life's greatest challenge is the battle for self-respect.

Moses and the Secret of Greatness

Moses, not Muhammad Ali, was “the greatest” because he never acted as if he was superior to anyone else.

How to Show You Care

Reclaiming the forgotten power of writing a letter.

My Imperfect Baby

This couldn’t be my long-awaited son. This was a deformed baby.

The View from the Mountain

My rendezvous with God at the top of Runyon Canyon before sunrise.

I Am Not Orthodox

A video about Jewish unity created by a group of 7th graders.

Ten Things I Learned from My Doctors

Since the physical world is a reflection of the spiritual.

My Miracle Surgery

The professor looked at me and said, “You, my dear, are a walking miracle. I can’t believe my eyes.”

Getting Rid of Toxic Phrases in the Home

15 negative phrases to avoid and their hopeful alternatives.

Steph Curry’s Shavuot Message

Forget the moment of glory. Real success is built on daily consistent choices.

We’re Not Doing God Any Favors

All this time that I thought I was giving I was really receiving.

Who is the Messiah?

And how will we recognize him when he comes?

Why Would Anyone Want to Be Commanded?

The mitzvot of the Torah enable us to be our true, natural self.

When Choosing God Isn’t Practical

Is a relationship with God worth it? Shavuot supplies the answer.

From Hangover to Happiness

Finding deeper meaning in the most unexpected places.

Middot Series #4 - Gratitude

Harvey S. Hecker Character Development Series: It’s not happy people who are thankful; it’s thankful people who are happy.

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