About the Author

Sara Yoheved Rigler

Sara Yoheved Rigler is the author of six best-sellers: Holy Woman; Lights from Jerusalem; Battle Plans: How to Fight the Yetzer Hara (with Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller); G-d Winked: Tales and Lessons from My Spiritual Adventures; Heavenprints; and Emunah with Love and Chicken Soup. She gives a weekly Marriage Webinar for Jewish Workshops on a spiritual approach to marriage, with hundreds of members throughout the world. She lives in the Old City of Jerusalem. Her website is: sararigler.com.

Loving and Losing Jerusalem

Jerusalem's Old City and Temple Mount – the focal point of Jewish destiny – is in danger of being relinquished.

Who Will Save the Baby?

A yeshiva student's heroic choice.

God vs. Prozac

Prominent scientists show the efficacy of trust in God to treat anxiety.

The Beauty Wars

The Chanukah battle isn't over yet.

Other People's Tears

Breaking the empathy barrier this Yom Kippur.

Spirituality Without God

We are finally recognizing that reality includes a spiritual dimension. But somehow God has gotten lost in the shuffle.

The Revolutionary Revelation

What would a world without Torah look like?

Through the Gate of Tears

Actualizing your potential on the Days of Awe.

Jerusalem and Her Lovers

January 2001: a cross-section of hundreds of thousands of Jews gather to express their love for Jerusalem.

Passover's Promise

The current turmoil and the memory of miraculous redemption.

God's Greatest Gift

A meditation for Shavuot.

My Father, The Alchemist

How did my father transform himself into gold?

The Hero Within

Twelve years after contracting Lou Gehrig's Disease, Dr. Rahamim Melamed-Cohen, now totally paralyzed, enjoys a life of productivity -- and love.

The First of the Fallen

I was introduced to Dvir at his funeral.

Lost Amid the Pyramids

Passover is about redeeming our core identity.

I Wanted that Fire

Rav Noach himself was the living embodiment of the fire of Torah.

Loving Those Jews

The urgent imperative of Jewish unity.

Whom We Hurt: A Yom Kippur Preparation

Most interactions are with people whose private pain is hidden from us. How can we make sure that we do not add to their distress with a harsh word?

Born Free?

Quite the contrary. Learn how to choose freedom this Passover.


Countering the economic meltdown with a spiritual climb up.

Dr. Laura, God Loves You

Judaism is not a fast-food religion.

Selling Your Soul

Do we each have our price?

Out of the Mouth of Roni

How an 8-year-old is holding down the borders of Israel.

Leave the Driving to God

This Passover stop the backseat driving.

The Capture of Saddam: A Chanukah Meditation

Some surprising lessons are unearthed with Saddam Hussein.

Why TIME is Right... and Wrong

How the Jews can win when we can't win.

Only in Israel

The joys of living with the family.


Sukkot and Judaism's bailout plan.

My Neighbors, My Heroes, Part 2

People who do great things become great people.

Heaven Can Wait

If Jews believe in a blissful afterlife, why does death cause us such inconsolable grief?

Nowhere To Run

One woman's experience of Israel's national nightmare.

The Secret Diary

A diary written in German unravels a mystery that changes a woman's life.

A Holy Woman's Power

How can someone so great be so humble?

Bar Mitzvah Highlights

Extracting the significance behind the party.

The Life and Death of a Clown

The eternal value of cheering up sad people.

The Catapult

Passover: Why redemptive things happen to good people.


What was the secret of her greatness?

Tisha B'Av: Waking Up to a World without God's Presence

How to bring God's palpable presence back into our world.

Friend or F.O.E.?

Beware. Forces of Estrangement are lurking everywhere.

Our Soldiers

The idealism and faith of Israel's Army.

My Guru, Dr. Jacobs

A funny thing happened on my way to saving the world.

The Prosecutor

They're wrong, but are you right?

Beyond Just Desserts: A Recipe of Thanksgiving

Seventy-five orphan girls in Calcutta taught me the real meaning of thanksgiving.

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