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A Sukkah Made of Snow

A Sukkah Made of Snow

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Stranded on a mountain, under the stars, I felt fear and God’s protective love.

Help Wanted

Help Wanted

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Not once in my life had I ever prayed for my own health. Now, that changed drastically.

The Three Angels

The Three Angels

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I was determined to indulge my non-kosher craving. But God had something else in mind.

While Grandma Died

While Grandma Died

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A pre-emptive letter for when I reach old age.

Peace on Earth in 30 Min., 45 with Traffic

Peace on Earth in 30 Min., 45 with Traffic

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Rosary beads, a yarmulke, and a lot of overthinking.

Clinging to Miracles

Clinging to Miracles

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The doctors didn’t think our son would make it through the night. Then the miracles began.

Doni’s Life and Loss

Doni’s Life and Loss

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Reflections on raising and burying my 19-year-old son with bi-polar disorder.

The Iranian Mystery Man

The Iranian Mystery Man

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Dr. Daniel Dana’s incredible journey from Muslim Shiite to proud Israeli citizen.

When Death Paid Me a Visit

When Death Paid Me a Visit

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This was no made-for-TV movie. It was real and shockingly happening to my life.

Black Jewish Rapper

Black Jewish Rapper

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His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.

Living with Clarity

Living with Clarity

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The death of 12-year-old Shoshie Stern reveals her parents’ spiritual greatness.

Learning from Shoshie

Learning from Shoshie

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Rabbi Mike Stern reflects on the tragic death of his 12-year-old daughter.

Leaving Lady Gaga

Leaving Lady Gaga

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While searching for the next big thing, I found myself.

My Interfaith Marriage

My Interfaith Marriage

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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.

Symphony of Life

Symphony of Life

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I defined myself as a violinist. Until a car accident shattered my arm.

Israeli Model

Israeli Model

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How an intercontinental flight changed my life.

The Gift of Light

The Gift of Light

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Devastating disease and blindness doesn’t stop 12-year-old Aviva Krainess from spreading light throughout the world.

Exodus from Ethiopia

Exodus from Ethiopia

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A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.

The Book of Fire

The Book of Fire

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As a child, the horrors of the Holocaust mirrored the incendiary chaos of my home life.

From Germany to Jerusalem

From Germany to Jerusalem

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My long road to becoming Jewish.

My Exodus from Porn Addiction

My Exodus from Porn Addiction

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My personal journey to freedom using Torah and the 12-step program.

Passover & the Power of Love

Passover & the Power of Love

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After the tragic death of my rabbi and Rebbetzin, my Passover memories are awash with saltwater tears.

From Homeless to Harvard

From Homeless to Harvard

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Passover is the time to tell your story.

Ayelet’s Enduring Spirit

Ayelet’s Enduring Spirit

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Hindy Poupko Galena’s heart-rending story of inspiration and tragedy.

With One Heart

With One Heart

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Growing up with four developmentally disabled brothers.

The Yizkor Club

The Yizkor Club

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Entering this mysterious, exclusive club provided a surprising connection to my mother.

SportsKids of the Year SportsKids of the Year

SportsKids of the Year

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An inspiring story of two brothers. Share it with your family.

Run While You Can

Run While You Can

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My clock is ticking and I know it.

Miriam’s Courage Miriam’s Courage

Miriam’s Courage

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Miriam Spiegel is no ordinary teenager.

Rav Noah’s Gifts

Rav Noah’s Gifts

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Hardly a day passes that I don’t crave his wise advice and loving care.

Painting God

Painting God

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My quest for answers does not preclude a simple, emotional acceptance of God’s presence in the world.

Death By Falafel

Death By Falafel

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They say what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Does that count for sandwiches?

Aish.com’s Top 10 2012

Aish.com’s Top 10 2012

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Revisiting some of the most popular videos and articles of the year.

Karyn's Light

Karyn's Light

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A true story about friendship and lost opportunities.

When Christmas and Hanukkah Crashed

When Christmas and Hanukkah Crashed

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For the first time in my life, I was the only Jew in the group.

Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath

Hurricane Sandy: The Aftermath

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Sandy brought her game. Now it’s time to bring ours.

My Cancerous Pixel

My Cancerous Pixel

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When life seems to overwhelm, I focus on the Big Picture.

Here’s What I Want

Here’s What I Want

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One day, Josh Bieber lost the use of his left arm and his speech started to slur. His ‘want list’ began to change, dramatically.

Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart

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My descent into madness.

Mayim Bialik: My Car Accident

Mayim Bialik: My Car Accident

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The Jewish take.

My Song

My Song

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From singing with Gloria Estefan to women-only concerts. One of the most talented female singers in the Jewish world speaks her mind.

Forgiving Daddy

Forgiving Daddy

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Even I am worthy of love.

Who Will Live

Who Will Live

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I lie awake worrying about my upcoming surgery. Will I lose my ability to speak? Will I even wake up?

The Ugly Dog

The Ugly Dog

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Sometimes ugly can be the most beautiful thing in the world.

Surfboard Spirituality

Surfboard Spirituality

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Based on his own life experiences, Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser knows that Judaism can speak to today’s disaffected youth.

My 11 Months of Kaddish

My 11 Months of Kaddish

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How saying Kaddish for my father changed my life.

Silence is Not an Option

Silence is Not an Option

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Born and raised in Poland, I assumed my mother’s Holocaust burden.

The Narrow Bridge

The Narrow Bridge

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Coming to grips with my father’s untimely death.

Matisyahu: Exclusive Interview

Matisyahu: Exclusive Interview

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With honesty and candor, the reggae star discusses his spiritual journey and redefining his Jewish identity.

The Jewish Tattoo

The Jewish Tattoo

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Daniel expected his Star of David tattoo to provoke a physical struggle with others. Instead it provoked a spiritual struggle within himself.