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A Letter from God

A Letter from God

A few things to keep in mind as Rosh Hashanah draws near.

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Heartfelt Prayer Is Never in Vain

Heartfelt Prayer Is Never in Vain

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Rachel Frankel said, “If tomorrow, God forbid, I’ll hear the worst news, I don’t want my children to feel that where did all my prayers go?”

Answered Prayers

Answered Prayers

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If we pray with sincerity, there is no such thing as an unanswered prayer.

Tackling Psalms

Tackling Psalms

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I could picture the bubbies in the shtetl crying with their books of Psalms, but me?

The Meaning of Kaddish

The Meaning of Kaddish

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

Shema Yisrael & the Motorcyclist

Shema Yisrael & the Motorcyclist

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The meaning of proclaiming God’s unity.

Four Steps to Effective Prayer

Four Steps to Effective Prayer

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Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?

Dear Siddur

Dear Siddur

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You were with me during times of joy and pain. After 17 years, it’s time to say goodbye.

Did God Throw the NBA Finals?

Did God Throw the NBA Finals?

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God is the ultimate MVP. Doesn’t the guy I’m dating know that?

Defying Time

Defying Time

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The afternoon Mincha prayer is a crucial moment to stop and appraise.

Under the Prayer Shawl

Under the Prayer Shawl

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Secrets of the Priestly Blessing

The Names of God

The Names of God

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Exploring the meaning of God's two most essentials names: An excerpt from R. Weisz's new book PrayerWorks.

Rabbi, Pray For Me

Rabbi, Pray For Me

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Why are so many Jews uncomfortable with heartfelt prayer?

Insulting God

Insulting God

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Don't be afraid to ask.

Passover’s Secret of Success

Passover’s Secret of Success

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How to jumpstart your personal exodus.

The FedEx Guide to Self-Forgiveness

The FedEx Guide to Self-Forgiveness

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When you absolutely, positively have to forgive yourself overnight.

Meeting Jason Alexander

Meeting Jason Alexander

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Why is it such a thrill to meet a real, live celebrity?

The Blessings of Unanswered Prayers

The Blessings of Unanswered Prayers

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Is there a prayer expiration date? Was breathing a passing grade?

Are You There God? It's Me, Mushka

Are You There God? It's Me, Mushka

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Is God our BFF who also just happens to rule the world?

Wedding Day Dreams

Wedding Day Dreams

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Know someone getting married? Give them this list and they'll thank you for life.

Asking God

Asking God

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

Psychotherapy and Prayer: Our Personal Exile

Psychotherapy and Prayer: Our Personal Exile

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Becoming aware of the different aspects of our personality, particularly our darker side.

Livin' on a Prayer

Livin' on a Prayer

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Our wildest dreams are possible… if we want them badly enough.

Psychotherapy and Prayer

Psychotherapy and Prayer

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Breaking free from our own harsh judgments.

Tumors are Miracles Too

Tumors are Miracles Too

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A tumor? In my little nephew's brain?

Mending the Bonds

Mending the Bonds

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Prayer is a powerful tool to repair our relationship with God and man.

Five Thousand Prayers

Five Thousand Prayers

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As my brother lies in a coma, I gain hope from the blink of his eyes.

A Wing and a Prayer

A Wing and a Prayer

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Rushing to my grandfather's funeral, I got in sync with my GPS.

Ultrasound

Ultrasound

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Each one of us in that waiting room had something in common: in silence, we awaited an anguished moment of terrifying truth.

Kaddish in Nunavut

Kaddish in Nunavut

by Mark Benjamin

My special Kaddish for my mother in the Arctic circle.

Inviting God to My Table

Inviting God to My Table

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Hurricane Andrew and my lesson in gratitude.

A Relationship with God

A Relationship with God

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What happens when God doesn't answer our prayers?

Praying for the Payoff

Praying for the Payoff

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Can giving money away really help your bottom line?

How To Get Your Prayers Answered

How To Get Your Prayers Answered

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Do you feel like you're talking to a wall when you pray? Here's five key tools for getting your prayers answered.

Praying with Fire Part 1

Praying with Fire Part 1

by Chana Nestlebaum

Ten Lessons on maximizing prayer during the Ten Days of Repentance.

My Doc's Procedure

My Doc's Procedure

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One small tumor. If He can make it, surely He can break it.

40 Days for a Stranger

40 Days for a Stranger

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Every day, I pour out my heart, praying that she should get married.

The Unusual Looking Man

The Unusual Looking Man

by I. Batsheva

The surprising impact one blessing can make.

In Every Generation

In Every Generation

by aish.com

One-min Film

Pray for Israel

Pray for Israel

by Aish.com Staff

In response to the alarming situation in Israel, let us intensify our determination to merit the Almighty's help for our brethren in the Holy Land.

The Experience of Prayer

The Experience of Prayer

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Learning to put down your work and demonstrate that your relationship with God is simply more important.

Prayin' Alive

Prayin' Alive

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I was ready to write my friend off as dead. I decided to pray for her instead.

Just Pray for It

Just Pray for It

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How to receive your daily needs, and small appliances, too.

Praying with Fire Part 2

Praying with Fire Part 2

by Chana Nestlebaum

Ten Lessons on maximizing prayer during the Ten Days of Repentance.

Talking to God

Talking to God

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Do you talk to your spouse no matter how sleep deprived, overworked or frustrated you are? Communicating with God is no different.

Where is God?

Where is God?

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I thought God was ignoring me since He wasn't answering my prayers. Then one day I got the unexpected reply.

Growth through Psalms

Growth through Psalms

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Exploring Psalms for life transforming thoughts.

Heavenly Prayer

Heavenly Prayer

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The unique advantages of praying 38,000 feet above the ground.

Mayanot on Prayer #5: Pouring Out Your Heart

Mayanot on Prayer #5: Pouring Out Your Heart

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Within the Afternoon Prayer lies the secret to our survival.

Mayanot on Prayer #4: Negotiating with God

Mayanot on Prayer #4: Negotiating with God

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God is interested in our plans for the world and He wants to hear from us.