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Izzy’s Mission

Izzy’s Mission

Learning how to embrace challenge from Shmuel and Chani Zundell’s inspiring example.

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My Pasta Seder

My Pasta Seder

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It took a tragedy to trigger my crisis of atheism.

Love without Conditions

Love without Conditions

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Grappling with the death of my husband.

The Missing Peace

The Missing Peace

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Utilizing Judaism’s spiritual principles opened my heart to discover a purpose-driven life.

Marvin’s Dance

Marvin’s Dance

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Marvin Casey’s amazing journey from black, Church-going hip hop dancer to yeshiva student, English/dance instructor in Israel.

God's Calling Card

God's Calling Card

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Sometimes receiving a sign that God is orchestrating events can transform one’s life.

7-4-0-1

7-4-0-1

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Tuvia Ariel’s amazing true story about a number from the Holocaust.

To the Ticket Agent at the Delta Counter

To the Ticket Agent at the Delta Counter

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A powerful lesson in forgiveness – and being a role model for your kids.

Everything Is a Present

Everything Is a Present

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The inspiration behind an Oscar-nominated documentary, Alice Herz-Sommer passed away a week before the Academy Awards at age 110.

A Bum Deal

A Bum Deal

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Rufus Hannah's remarkable true story of unspeakable exploitation and redemption, and the man who saved him.

Broken Hand, Opened Heart

Broken Hand, Opened Heart

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Control freaks like me have a hard time asking for help.

What’s a Former Christian, Orthodox Woman Doing as Dean of an Israeli University?

What’s a Former Christian, Orthodox Woman Doing as Dean of an Israeli University?

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Malka Schaps, a world-renowned professor of mathematics, is smashing glass ceilings.

No Complaints

No Complaints

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My father’s unwavering faith in the shadow of cancer.

A Life Not with Standing

A Life Not with Standing

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Invisible, inaudible, inanimate: my adventures in a wheelchair.

Sam Berns’ Philosophy for a Happy Life

Sam Berns’ Philosophy for a Happy Life

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The 17-year-old Jewish teen died from progeria, a rare genetic disease that causes accelerated aging. He embraced life with joy, following these three principles.

How Orthodox Jews Taught Me Yoga

How Orthodox Jews Taught Me Yoga

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A yoga teacher encounters Jewish spirituality with religious Jews in Israel for the first time.

Reincarnation and the Holocaust

Reincarnation and the Holocaust

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Why some Jews suspect they've returned.

Next Year In Jerusalem, Part 1

Next Year In Jerusalem, Part 1

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A groundbreaking chronicle of spiritual search, originally published in Rolling Stone magazine, April 1977.

The Torah in Our Church

The Torah in Our Church

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The amazing story of our church that en masse decided to convert to Judaism.

Activist on Skates

Activist on Skates

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Champion of academics, athletics and the arts, Loren Galler Rabinowitz is focused on her role as a third-generation Holocaust survivor.

From Mountain Mama to Yiddishe Mama

From Mountain Mama to Yiddishe Mama

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The true story of an Appalachian family of 12 who converted to Judaism.

Crossing the Finish Line

Crossing the Finish Line

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They said Maickel Melamed would never walk. Now he runs marathons to inspire others.

The Black Miracle: A Hanukkah Poetry Slam

The Black Miracle: A Hanukkah Poetry Slam

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Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.

When God Sends You a Message…

When God Sends You a Message…

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It would be nice to have caller ID.

Our Cancer Miracle

Our Cancer Miracle

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Hanukkah is the time to acknowledge miracles. This year our family experienced an amazing one.

Judaism, Sacrifice, and the Education of Alex Clare

Judaism, Sacrifice, and the Education of Alex Clare

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Before he became famous, the observant pop star gave up his career in order to stick to his Jewish beliefs.

My New Hero

My New Hero

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Just an ordinary guy…with an extraordinary story.

When Grandfather Died

When Grandfather Died

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Helping my young children navigate their loss.

Jewish Cheerleader in the Bible Belt

Jewish Cheerleader in the Bible Belt

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My evangelical coach made me discover what it means to be a Jew.

Loving Michael

Loving Michael

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After the divorce my son broke my heart. But to my surprise, it didn’t shatter. It broke open.

The Spiritual GPS

The Spiritual GPS

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How to replace anger and negativity with feelings of joy and love.

The Odd Odyssey of a Country Club Jew

The Odd Odyssey of a Country Club Jew

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One woman’s personal crusade against assimilation and intermarriage.

A View from Heaven

A View from Heaven

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An interview with Rabbi Noah Weinberg, of blessed memory.

X-Rated

X-Rated

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My addiction to pornography. A cautionary true story. Reader discretion is advised.

The Secret Life of Gershon Burd

The Secret Life of Gershon Burd

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The hidden deeds of the man we thought we knew.

How Rebbetzin Heller Changed My Life

How Rebbetzin Heller Changed My Life

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In memory of Rabbi Dovid Heller, of blessed memory.

A Leg to Stand On

A Leg to Stand On

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At 13, Yitzy Haber decided to have his cancerous leg amputated. He's never looked back.

The Evil Eye Remover

The Evil Eye Remover

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Worldly problems deserve an otherworldly response – for $101.

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.

Blake Nordstrom Speaking

Blake Nordstrom Speaking

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Our surprise direct line.

The Fateful Holocaust Secret

The Fateful Holocaust Secret

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A mother who buried her Jewish identity, and her son’s astonishing quest to reclaim it.

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.

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.

While Grandma Died

While Grandma Died

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

Whispers of 9-11

Whispers of 9-11

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Inside the World Trade Center on that fateful day, Ari Schonbrun saw miracles.

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.

A Girl Called Estherke

A Girl Called Estherke

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The reward of saving one life. A true story from the Holocaust.

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.

Touching Death

Touching Death

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My first experience helping to prepare the body of a deceased person for his funeral.

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