His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.
The death of 12-year-old Shoshie Stern reveals her parents’ spiritual greatness.
Rabbi Mike Stern reflects on the tragic death of his 12-year-old daughter.
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.
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.
Hardly a day passes that I don’t crave his wise advice and loving care.
My quest for answers does not preclude a simple, emotional acceptance of God’s presence in the world.
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.
For the first time in my life, I was the only Jew in the group.
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?
Based on his own life experiences, Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser knows that Judaism can speak to today’s disaffected youth.
Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.
With honesty and candor, the reggae star discusses his spiritual journey and redefining his Jewish identity.
Daniel expected his Star of David tattoo to provoke a physical struggle with others. Instead it provoked a spiritual struggle within himself.
Ten years ago Asael Shabo lost his mother, three siblings and a leg to a terrorist. Now he’s on course to the 2016 Olympics.
Out of the blue, Efryim Shore became paralyzed from the neck down.
The ‘Big Bang Theory’ star speaks frankly about her Jewish identity.
She first met him in the ghettos. Now she had only a few minutes before he’d finally reach her.
One child’s determination and the kindness of a stranger. A true story.
A close student explains why the Jewish world mourns this great rabbi.
How I discovered the keys to social activism in Latin America, Southeast Asia, and Jerusalem.
Cremating my mother was the worst decision I ever made. How could I make it up to her?
Our history as a family was gone. A vanished empire, with only three orphans left to witness that it had ever been.