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Purim: The Prayers of Children
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Purim: The Prayers of Children

Purim: The Prayers of Children

Our kids can teach us a lot about how to talk to God.

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My Parents’ 60th Wedding Anniversary
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My Parents’ 60th Wedding Anniversary

My Parents’ 60th Wedding Anniversary

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Why it’s a real milestone.

Give It Your All
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Give It Your All

Give It Your All

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Don’t run away from a problem. Be an agent of change instead.

Gameboys and Sustaining Dignity
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Gameboys and Sustaining Dignity

Gameboys and Sustaining Dignity

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A group of North American kids help poor kids in Israel.

Why Do Jews Leave Judaism?
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Why Do Jews Leave Judaism?

Why Do Jews Leave Judaism?

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Jews need to make informed choices about their Judaism. Don’t be afraid to learn.

Alone on Valentine’s Day
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Alone on Valentine’s Day

Alone on Valentine’s Day

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Judaism’s heightened sensitivity to others.

Health and Spirituality
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Health and Spirituality

Health and Spirituality

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It’s a mitzvah to take care of your body.

Paying for Kosher Food
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Paying for Kosher Food

Paying for Kosher Food

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When you spend money on a mitzvah, you never lose.

Parents or Kids: Who Needs the Other More?
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Parents or Kids: Who Needs the Other More?

Parents or Kids: Who Needs the Other More?

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The answer isn’t as obvious as you think.

Memorial Boards in Cuba
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Memorial Boards in Cuba

Memorial Boards in Cuba

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Instead of building memorials, let’s invest in building the future generation of Jews.

Conflicting Emotions
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Conflicting Emotions

Conflicting Emotions

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Life is full of moments of happiness and sadness, all at once.

What’s Harder: Marriage or Parenting?
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What’s Harder: Marriage or Parenting?

What’s Harder: Marriage or Parenting?

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Here’s my answer, and I want to hear what you think.

The Jews of Cuba
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The Jews of Cuba

The Jews of Cuba

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Spreading Jewish wisdom to 1400 Jews who have been cut off from the world.

Stranded by Friends Getting Married
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Stranded by Friends Getting Married

Stranded by Friends Getting Married

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I’m happy for my friend, but I’m also jealous.

Disney Princes and Jewish Women
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Disney Princes and Jewish Women

Disney Princes and Jewish Women

Women's critical role in the story of Hanukkah.

Being In Israel at this Difficult Time
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Being In Israel at this Difficult Time

Being In Israel at this Difficult Time

Remembering Ezra Schwartz.

My Wedding Anniversary
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My Wedding Anniversary

My Wedding Anniversary

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Who you marry is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.

The End of Carpool
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The End of Carpool

The End of Carpool

22 years of memories.

Pray for Others First
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Pray for Others First

Pray for Others First

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The secret to getting your prayer answered.

We All have Challenges
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We All have Challenges

We All have Challenges

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It’s how you frame them that makes the difference.

Where Should We Live?
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Where Should We Live?

Where Should We Live?

Practical advice on choosing a community to live in.

All Boats Rise
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All Boats Rise

All Boats Rise

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All Jewish organizations are in the same ocean. So let’s help each other succeed.

Family Crisis
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Family Crisis

Family Crisis

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Some people rise to the challenge; some run away.

The One Thing
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The One Thing

The One Thing

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What is the most important thing on your to-do list? Do that first.

Dreading Yom Kippur?
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Dreading Yom Kippur?

Dreading Yom Kippur?

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It’s not a day you’re supposed to feel guilty.

A Good & Sweet New Year
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A Good & Sweet New Year

A Good & Sweet New Year

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Because sometimes what’s good isn’t so sweet.

Free Ranging Children
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Free Ranging Children

Free Ranging Children

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Should parents let their kids walk to school by themselves?

Donating a Kidney
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Donating a Kidney

Donating a Kidney

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Should you tell your parents?

Professional Fun Day!
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Professional Fun Day!

Professional Fun Day!

I was dreading it. I could not have been more wrong.

Hard-Earned Wisdom
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Hard-Earned Wisdom

Hard-Earned Wisdom

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Helping others by sharing insights you gained through your life experiences.

Making the Effort
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Making the Effort

Making the Effort

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When it comes to being there for others, don’t hesitate. You won’t regret it

A Day of Mourning
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A Day of Mourning

A Day of Mourning

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What is the meaning of Tisha B’Av?

Parenting as Whack-a-Mole
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Parenting as Whack-a-Mole

Parenting as Whack-a-Mole

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On a scale of 1-10, how hard is the challenge of parenting?

Howard Stern’s Daughter Observes Shabbat
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Howard Stern’s Daughter Observes Shabbat

Howard Stern’s Daughter Observes Shabbat

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And so does Donald Trump’s daughter.

Giving Positive Feedback
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Giving Positive Feedback

Giving Positive Feedback

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At home and the workplace, focus your attention on what people around you are doing right.

God Bless America
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God Bless America

God Bless America

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One thing I love about America is that as a nation they are not shy to talk about God.

Hiring People with Disabilities
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Hiring People with Disabilities

Hiring People with Disabilities

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A unique café is bringing out the best in people.

My Advice to Fathers
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My Advice to Fathers

My Advice to Fathers

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Dad, your kids are craving for your praise.

My Husband’s Gift
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My Husband’s Gift

My Husband’s Gift

He recently surprised me with an unusual gift that shows he cares.

Jewish Bigotry
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Jewish Bigotry

Jewish Bigotry

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The recent protests in Israel by Ethiopians reveal an all-too-common hypocrisy.

Spending Time with One Parent
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Spending Time with One Parent

Spending Time with One Parent

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When was the last time you spent time with just one parent?

Torah: The Ultimate Self Help Book
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Torah: The Ultimate Self Help Book

Torah: The Ultimate Self Help Book

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So many tools for growth gleaned from modern psychology are found in the Torah.

Don’t Tell Mommy (Marriage Part 2)
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Don’t Tell Mommy (Marriage Part 2)

Don’t Tell Mommy (Marriage Part 2)

When a child confides in only one parent.

How Husbands and Wives Talk to Each Other (Marriage Part 1)
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How Husbands and Wives Talk to Each Other (Marriage Part 1)

How Husbands and Wives Talk to Each Other (Marriage Part 1)

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How do you speak to the most important person in your life?

Why Do We Gossip? (Part 4)
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Why Do We Gossip? (Part 4)

Why Do We Gossip? (Part 4)

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Putting people down to raise ourselves up.

From Pain to Joy
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From Pain to Joy

From Pain to Joy

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Celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut in Israel.

When Sharing Derogatory Information (Part 3)
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When Sharing Derogatory Information (Part 3)

When Sharing Derogatory Information (Part 3)

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Fulfilling three necessary conditions.

Going to Freedom
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Going to Freedom

Going to Freedom

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Cleaning out our egos and bad habits in preparation for Passover.

What Is Gossip? (Part 2)
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What Is Gossip? (Part 2)

What Is Gossip? (Part 2)

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Any form of communication that reflects negatively on someone unless there is a positive, constructive purpose.

Gossip: Words are Bullets (Part 1)
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Gossip: Words are Bullets (Part 1)

Gossip: Words are Bullets (Part 1)

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Gossip kills.