Reincarnation and the Holocaust

Why some Jews suspect they've returned.

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.

Close Call: Sometimes Milliseconds Matter

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

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.

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.

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.

Donkey Kong, Secret Agent Man and Not Feeling God’s Love

Four reframes for the times you feel very distant from God.

My Moment of Truth

As my father’s cries entered the deepest crevices of my heart, I had an epiphany.

God Protect You: Grandma’s Necklace She Saved from the Holocaust

The pendant’s life-affirming message of hope gave her courage to embrace challenges throughout her life.

A Wedding, 9/11, and a Ticket to Yeshiva

The inner workings of a young man about to go to Israel and leave everything behind.

Off the Grid: Joshua Safran’s Childhood Was Nothing like Yours

One boy’s improbable journey from witches’ commune to Jerusalem.

My Guru, Dr. Jacobs

A funny thing happened on my way to saving the world.

Blake Nordstrom Speaking

Our surprise direct line.

My Startling Lesson in Baseless Hatred

I was fuming. No one had ever treated my severely handicapped daughter and me in such a cruel manner.

Why Did Edward Reichmann Want to be Buried with his Socks On?

The incredible story about the dying billionaire's odd letter to his family.

Next Year In Jerusalem, Part 1

A groundbreaking chronicle of spiritual search, originally published in Rolling Stone magazine, April 1977.

My Night in the Emergency Room

On the day of my mother’s unveiling, her words from the past came to comfort me.

My Journey to Observing Shabbat

My five-year struggle to give up technology and learn to connect to my soul.

Judaism, Masturbation and Me

My struggle to refrain from self-satisfaction.

Christ Killer

I’m learning to stand up for myself and assert my Jewish pride, even when it’s incredibly uncomfortable.

7-4-0-1

Tuvia Ariel’s amazing true story about a number from the Holocaust.

Lessons From My Father

The most important life lessons I learned are ones that my father never actively tried to teach me. He simply lived them.

The Nazi and the Jew-Doctor

What drove this tortured soul to seek out a Jewish psychologist?

The Blind Judge

State Supreme Court judge, marathon runner and tireless advocate for people with disabilities, Richard Bernstein is incredibly inspiring. Just don’t tell him that.

Non-Jews Following the Torah in the Andes

"We were native Peruvians, but everybody called us 'the Jews'."

Why Are You Keeping Kosher and Torturing Your Parents?

“Why are you doing all this?” they asked. Here’s what I wish I had answered.

Kaddish for My Mother

My mother almost left this world without my love.

Queen Elizabeth's Mother-in-Law Saved Jews during the Holocaust

The incredible story of Princess Alice of Battenberg.

My Aish Story

It all began New Year’s eve in a casino in Reno.

Remembering My Father, Rabbi Noach Weinberg

A glimpse of what it was like growing up with my loving, brilliant, trail-blazing father.

High Priestess

The shmata on my head is a statement as bold as my red curls: I am proud to be a Jew.

God’s Immunity Card

Growing up with chronic pain and deformities, I thought I paid my dues. How wrong I was.

Our Son’s Special Bar Mitzvah

One milestone day encapsulated the highs and lows of raising a child with Down's syndrome.

Joyce Azria: Fashion Icon and Orthodox Jew

The energetic designer’s journey from Chanel to Shabbat.

Hare Krishna & My Search for Truth

Growing up in an abusive environment, I was always yearning for home.

My Catholic Friend’s Question

Curiosity is the beginning of freedom.

From Downfall to Windfall

An Orthodox Jew, unjustly fired after complaining about a Hitler-themed training video, fights back.

A Simple Twist of Faith

How did a Baptist, country girl like me, raised in the Bible Belt, become an observant Jew?

My Family’s Life-Changing Summer in Israel

My brother, the more observant Jew in our ultra-liberal family, convinced me and my siblings to explore Israel together.

Esther Chana’s Fabulous “I-Beat-Cancer” Ice Climb

Faith, optimism and the love of a community join forces to help a woman fight a near-fatal diagnosis.

How Hamentaschen Brought Me Back to Judaism

Growing up in an inter-faith family, I knew nothing about Judaism. All that changed with Hamentaschen and a website.

A Precious Wedding Gift

A bride's selfless act teaches us how to be a blessing to the world.

God, Why Are You Doing This to Me?

How my husband’s illness changed our lives.

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