Four Spiritual Coping Strategies

Learning how to face life’s difficult challenges.

Facebook Envy

Keeping up with the Joneses in today’s oversharing world.

Rabbi Weinberg’s Marriage Advice

What qualities did you see in your spouse when you first got married?

Asking God for Forgiveness

Skip the paralyzing guilt. The classical confession helps us maximize the power of the day.

Doni’s Life and Loss

Reflections on raising and burying my 19-year-old son with bi-polar disorder.

The Iranian Mystery Man

Dr. Daniel Dana’s incredible journey from Muslim Shiite to proud Israeli citizen.

Shema Yisrael & the Motorcyclist

The meaning of proclaiming God’s unity.

It’s Not About the Wheelchair

Aaron Fotheringham’s confinement to a wheelchair isn’t stopping him from attaining his dreams.

Paradise Lost and Found

The secret formula for real happiness.

Snail Mail

Let’s bring back the art of writing a letter and mailing it.

Filling the Crevices of the Wall

In the darkness of destruction, we’re reminded of the opportunity to rebuild.

When Death Paid Me a Visit

This was no made-for-TV movie. It was real and shockingly happening to my life.

Four Steps to Effective Prayer

Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?

Black Jewish Rapper

His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.

Aliyah: It’s Never Too Late

Life is about change and growth, no matter how old you are.

Living with Clarity

The death of 12-year-old Shoshie Stern reveals her parents’ spiritual greatness.


Protect yourself from crossing that line.

Learning from Shoshie

Rabbi Mike Stern reflects on the tragic death of his 12-year-old daughter.

Choosing the Jedi

I was on my way to joining the dark side.

Love or Respect

Which one is more important? It depends if you’re a man or a woman.

Leaving Lady Gaga

While searching for the next big thing, I found myself.

When Your Child has Cancer

14 lessons in faith and hope from a father who’s been there.

Music and Life

Is our relentless pursuit of success making us forget what’s really important in life?

As a Jew in State Prison

A harrowing tale of surviving anti-Semitism in prison, and the remarkable journey of self-discovery.

Snorkeling & the World to Come

Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.

My Interfaith Marriage

We fell in love. It didn’t matter that I was a New York Jew and she was a devout Christian who grew up on a farm.

Rational Approach To Divine Origin of Judaism

Exploring Judaism’s unique claim that no other religion in history has made.

Shavuot: All Night Long

The power and excitement of learning Torah all night long.

After the Crash

Sometimes life can change in an instant.

120: That’s Life

The meaning of the number 120 in Jewish thought.

Symphony of Life

I defined myself as a violinist. Until a car accident shattered my arm.

Israeli Model

How an intercontinental flight changed my life.

Eclipsed: Poland's Secret Jews

I was raised in Warsaw as a Catholic Pole. Today I have embraced my Jewish identity.

Life After Death

Jewish perspectives on the bestseller Proof of Heaven.

Smart Ways to Live

A parody of the viral hit "Dumb Ways to Die"

The Gift of Light

Devastating disease and blindness doesn’t stop 12-year-old Aviva Krainess from spreading light throughout the world.

The Shoshie Stern Rules

Life lessons from an amazing 12-year-old.

Exodus from Ethiopia

A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.

Dear Siddur

You were with me during times of joy and pain. After 17 years, it’s time to say goodbye.

Justin Bieber & Anne Frank

Cut him some slack. How many other pop stars are spending their free time learning about the Holocaust?

Ride the Crave

Urge surfing and the count to greatness.

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