Miriam Spiegel is no ordinary teenager.
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.
A past trauma was silently wreaking havoc on my life.
Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.
Living an observant life is beautiful and it needs to be expressed in an atmosphere of love and respect.
I grew up with the four H's: Holy Land, Holocaust, Hebrew and Holidays. But it was the fifth H that changed my life.
This Rosh Hashanah, electrify your life with purpose.
I don’t want to be stereotyped as the girl who lost her dad in 9/11.
Elijah the Prophet showed me what it means to be a Jewish princess.
I'll never forget the day we found out my father had cancer.
Nancy and Howard Kleinberg's love story is nothing short of a miracle.
A Torah scholar who perished in the Holocaust reveals the meaning of spiritual victory to a woman dying from cancer.
Our son nearly died in a car accident. Today we are witnessing the miracle of his recovery.
I have a message for my Korean exchange student, 20 years in the making.
A short Holocaust film, Grand Prize Winner of the Philips "Tell It Your Way" competition.
It was 10 pm when we got the call: "Your son was in a car accident. The situation is very serious. Come to the hospital immediately."