The Guru and the Hasid

The stranger-than-fiction true story of Swami Vijayananda.

The Man who Joined the Search Party Looking for Himself

Muster the courage to examine the only place we can truly find who we are looking for – inside ourselves.

Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Like Prayer?

Tanya Lurhman, an anthropologist who studies how human beings go about creating their experiences of the transcendent, discusses the therapeutic aspects in prayer.

When Isaac Lidsky went Blind

The child actor faced down his fears and created a new vision for his life.

The Bathroom Blessing Whisperer

The sublime act of thanking God after going to the bathroom.

In the Shadow of Chernobyl, I Found Out I was Jewish at Age 16

Masha Merkulova immigrated to San Francisco and today empowers Jewish teens to stand proud for Israel.

The Hidden Jews of Montana?

Sarah McConnell and the indestructible power of the Jewish spark.

How to Tap into The Meaning of Sukkot: 5 Inspiring Life Lessons

Plug into the joy and spiritual depth of this incredible Jewish holiday.

You Have No Rights, Only Responsibilities

I don't have rights? What does that even mean?

Yom Kippur: We Can Change

Judaism's 5 steps to cleaning your slate.

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

5 ideas to keep in mind to turn Yom Kippur into a day of empowerment.

How to Live in a State of Happiness: The Secret of Sukkot

Leaving behind the extraneous and focusing on the core essentials that truly make us happy.

The Five Ways We Mess Up an Apology

How to ask for forgiveness the right way.

Jews Don’t Sin

The Hebrew language doesn’t have a word for “sin,” although not everyone agrees.

When Everything Went Up in Smoke

What do you do when everything you own is suddenly taken from you and you're fortunate enough to still have everything that really matters?

Acting Your Age

Be a different person tomorrow than you are today.

8 Things You Didn't Know about Rosh Hashanah

8 short video segments on the significance of this pivotal day.

How Rosh Hashanah Can Transform Our Lives

10 essential insights that go to the heart of Judaism.

The Meaning of Rosh Hashanah: An In-Depth Analysis

Exploring the philosophical underpinnings of this misunderstood holiday.

Aish.com's Guide to a Meaningful Rosh Hashanah

Print and share this free 21-page ebook that will enhance your Jewish New Year.

Why We Blow the Shofar

A powerful tool to wake up and live mindfully. It's a new year, and a new you.

The Only Thing to Worry About on Rosh Hashanah

The judge is in fact our Father. He understands our struggles and He wants our success.

How to Approach God on Rosh Hashanah

Don't come with what you want; come with what you want to do.

That's Just How I Am

Free choice is the uniquely human trait. Tapping into this power is a primary goal of the High Holidays.

Whole, Body & Soul

I was warned that I wouldn’t get anywhere in life being fat. And I believed them.

Saying Goodbye to My Dying Father

Don't wait to say the things you've always wanted to say to those you love.

Is Life Meaningless Without Free Will?

Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology Uri Maoz joins Beyond Belief to explore what science has to say about the nature of Free Will.

Keep the Main Thing the Main Thing

The key is not to prioritize your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.

Why It's So Important for You to Judge Others Favorably

If we judge others favorably, God will judge us favorably.

How Can You Command Someone to Love?

Focusing on a person's strengths and virtues naturally engenders feelings of warmth and love.

5 Essential Ways to Make Room for Change and Move Forward

Inspiring insights from the book W1nning that will help everyone to grow.

Why Keeping Your Word is So Important

Don’t say anything you won’t keep, and keep anything you say. That is the basis for integrity.

Be Mindful of the Power of Giving

You may not realize it, but you're already doing it throughout your day.

How to Quiet Your Mind

You have the power to decide what thoughts are productive, healthy, and positive and what is a negative distraction to lock out.

Leaving the Comfort Zone

Changing and becoming more than we are is one of the most difficult things in the world.

At the Church of Latter-Day Saints, My Mother’s Moment of Truth

My mother had very little Jewish upbringing. Her life changed when she had to take a public stand for what she believed.

How to Really Care about People: A Tribute to Wendy Zinner

The steadfast supporter of the Jewish people who recently passed away taught me what me it means to be a real friend.

Why We Marvel: What's Behind Our Fascination with Super Heroes?

Are they an escape from reality or do they resonate with something deep inside of us?

How to Realistically Change the World

Start by thinking small - and in that way change ourselves and our own world.

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