God had some other plans for me that day besides watching TV and stuffing myself with popcorn.
Football champion Alan Veingrad is still making all the right moves.
Batya Feigenbaum can barely walk, but she sure can soar.
Seven years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer.
After my husband died, it was my youngest daughter who taught me to embrace life again.
I wished that somehow they had known how to make me feel included, that cold and rainy Sukkot night, rather than ostracized.
Despite my sincere desire to save the world, I never managed to move past rhetoric and idealism to meaningful action. Then I started learning about Judaism.
My son was becoming religious, and I wondered where did I go wrong?
Looking back on my most difficult year.
My one-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with a terminal genetic disorder.
She was unusual and the kids knew it. The time has come to ask her forgiveness.
A pilgrimage to discover my family's roots that the Nazis tried to destroy.
There are pivotal moments in life when we catch a glimmer of what lies deep within us.
For three generations, people assumed we weren't Christian, but Jewish. Was there a Jewish connection in my family hidden in the past?
Time was not on my grandfather's side. But I believed that God was. And He gave me the perfect antidote.
I don't know where my observance will end up, but I'll never be the spiritually disconnected Jew I once was.
A former international theater star now inspires audiences with his transformational story.
My grandfather died from Alzheimer's, a disease that nibbled away at his mind like a rat.
I thought they said, "You'll never work in this town again!" only in old movies.
I found my pot o' gold in the place I least expected to.
A hard-earned lesson about the purpose of life comes suddenly full circle.
My intense relationship with the San Francisco 49ers taught me how to feel a part of the Jewish People.
Amidst the pre-Xmas frenzy, a group of idealistic college students unexpectedly discover Chanukah's quiet illumination.
My parents succeeded in creating a wonderful Christmas - yet inside me something was amiss.
In Elul anything is possible, even finding your soul mate.
I'm sure you must have your own -- sometimes painful -- examples to remind you that life is not to be taken for granted. Well here's one more.
Over four days, I nearly died half a dozen times.
My 11-year-old daughter came a lot closer than most of us ever will to really understanding the true meaning of Tisha B'Av.
There were no sudden bolts of light, but I knew that right in front of me was a miracle.
A wheelchair-bound couple draw on faith and a positive outlook in raising twins.
How I first received the Torah, bedecked in torn jeans and a tattoo.
Imagine a dream where you discover that your best friend is really your brother. For Lior Alhanati, it was no dream.
Hebrew school and ignorance drove away a generation of spiritual Jews. A new book beckons them back.
A Jew is never completely lost from his people. A true unbelievable story.
Doctors said that Marsi Tabak would remain in a persistent vegetative state for the rest of her life. With tireless dedication and a warehouse of faith, her husband proved them wrong.
Soaring high into the deep blue California sky, a ribbon of humanity and caring was created.
The founder of America's #1 telecom company shares his personal life odyssey.
A former Rockette gives new definition to the word J.A.P.
Moving in the world of Hollywood and high fashion, one woman discovers her inner self.
A personal tribute to my friend, Ellen.