The death of 12-year-old Shoshie Stern reveals her parents’ spiritual greatness.
Volunteering one hour to help others gave me a surprising insight about myself and the world.
Rabbi Mike Stern reflects on the tragic death of his 12-year-old daughter.
A harrowing tale of surviving anti-Semitism in prison, and the remarkable journey of self-discovery.
We fell in love. It didn’t matter that I was a New York Jew and she was a devout Christian who grew up on a farm.
I defined myself as a violinist. Until a car accident shattered my arm.
Devastating disease and blindness doesn’t stop 12-year-old Aviva Krainess from spreading light throughout the world.
I was raised in Warsaw as a Catholic Pole. Today I have embraced my Jewish identity.
A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.
As a child, the horrors of the Holocaust mirrored the incendiary chaos of my home life.
My personal journey to freedom using Torah and the 12-step program.
After the tragic death of my rabbi and Rebbetzin, my Passover memories are awash with saltwater tears.
Hindy Poupko Galena’s heart-rending story of inspiration and tragedy.
Entering this mysterious, exclusive club provided a surprising connection to my mother.
An inspiring story of two brothers. Share it with your family.
I thought they said, "You'll never work in this town again!" only in old movies.
In the midst of the most sacred of my bachelor rituals – pizza and Monday Night Football – a knock on the door ended up changing my life.
My intense relationship with the San Francisco 49ers taught me how to feel a part of the Jewish People.
A pilgrimage to discover my family's roots that the Nazis tried to destroy.
My quest for answers does not preclude a simple, emotional acceptance of God’s presence in the world.
Hardly a day passes that I don’t crave his wise advice and loving care.
They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Does that count for sandwiches?
Revisiting some of the most popular videos and articles of the year.
Amanda's Gran and I had shared a moment of understanding – not as friends, nor as adversaries, but as Jew and Gentile.
For the first time in my life, I was the only Jew in the group.
Before me was a fully sentient person who for four years had been silent, pinned down inside the ruins of her body.
A chance encounter with a Bible launched my 16-year road to conversion.
Sandy brought her game. Now it’s time to bring ours.
One day, Josh Bieber lost the use of his left arm and his speech started to slur. His ‘want list’ began to change, dramatically.
From singing with Gloria Estefan to women-only concerts. One of the most talented female singers in the Jewish world speaks her mind.
I lie awake worrying about my upcoming surgery. Will I lose my ability to speak? Will I even wake up?
After discovering my local barber's dark secret, no haircut has ever been the same.
Based on his own life experiences, Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser knows that Judaism can speak to today’s disaffected youth.
One night the hevra kadisha called. Despite my squeamishness, they needed my help.
Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.