Empty Your Pockets

Why the Jewish month of Kislev is the opportune time to lighten your load.

A Taste of Slow

We are losing the ability to savor food and ideas.

Judaism & the 12 Steps

Is the 12-step program kosher?

Soup Kitchen Chaos

We are all hungry for something.

One of Those Days

God has a good sense of humor. I was the butt of one of His jokes.

Self Respect Versus Arrogance

Will the real me please stand up?

Expert Advice

Seeking the elusive middle ground between humility and leadership.

Man on a Wire

Can you imagine taking this step?

The Big C: Cancer and Coincidence

Experiencing the most bizarre one-in-a-billion coincidence, I was petrified.

Yom Kippur: Everyone Falls

It's getting up afterwards that matters.

Harness the Wind

William Kamkwamba's amazing Rosh Hashana lesson.

Rosh Hashanah: The Tipping Point

Make this Jewish new year extraordinary.

Rosh Hashanah: What's Love Got to Do With It?

A surprising way to prepare for the High Holidays.

The Crime I Didn’t Commit

Change for the New Year starts here.

It’s Not Easy Being Green

Getting rid of your toxic waste.

A High Price

You never know how your words can affect another person.


21 friends, 252 pounds, 8 weeks... $10,000

Tisha B'Av: The Root of Destruction

The meaning behind the tears.

Correcting Our Vision

Why did God create so many of us with faulty vision?

Ethics of the Fathers: Overconfidence

A rush to judgment poses the greatest threat to a civil society.

Spiritual Ecology

Everything in the world has the capacity to serve a higher purpose, even mice.

My Student, My Teacher

Sometimes it’s the blind who lead the sighted.

Start at the Bottom

John Wooden and his remarkable shoelace lesson.

The Gift of Desperation

How did I lose 68 pounds and morph into the person I dreamed of becoming?

Taking Stock of Apple

Spiritual lessons from Apple Inc.

Reach for the Quarter

Why God loves charity.

How to Say Thank You

It's all in the details.

The Cat Position

Are you uncomfortable yet?

Breakfast with Tzvi: Shwarma!

Living with the awareness of a connoisseur.

Finding Freedom

Exiting our own personal Egypt.

No More American Idol

Our society thrives on embarrassing others. It’s time to stop.

Breakfast with Tzvi: Volunteering

I got totally wiped out, and loved it.

Stepping Up

Purim and your unique role in life.

Burn Your Bridge

How to tap into your potential.

Breakfast with Tzvi: Winning the Race

Who's the real champion in life?

The Power of Making a Difference

Creating a legacy and making your mark.

Step Off Your Cliff

Face your fear and break through the barrier.

A Wealth of Goodness

How Joe and Helen Berman changed the world through giving.

Anger Management

You are not the Master of the Universe.

Tiger’s Calculus

There’s only one thing missing from Tiger’s trophy case.

After You

Small acts of kindness make a big difference.

Rav Gav - 4 Daily Meditations

Embrace each day by focusing on these points.


Tiger Woods and the choices we make.

Getting Unstuck on Yom Kippur

God wants to help. Just ask Him.

Chanukah's Secret to Greatness

This Chanukah, light up your life.

Eight Ways to Banish the Darkness

Chanukah's eight powerful tools for bringing some light into the darkness.

Shy Girl

Breaking free from the shackles of shyness.

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