The After-Holidays Blues

It’s during the quiet times of life that we show God what we are truly made of.

Creating Mental Strength: The Power to Endure Despite Life's Challenges

Getting rid of mental junk food and learning how to harness the spiritual fortitude that lies within your soul.

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.

Kabbalistic Secrets of Sukkot

Exploring the inner depth of the Talmudic tale about a King and his cup of wine.

My Son the Doctor-Murderer

Unconditional love and the holiday of Sukkot.

The Psychopath Inside: Yom Kippur, Free Will & Determinism

How a happily married family man and accomplished scientist could demonstrate the same anatomical markings of serial killers.

Yom Kippur: We Can Change

Judaism's 5 steps to cleaning your slate.

A Spiritual Guide to Teshuva

11 essential steps to returning to your true self.

Yom Kippur: Making a You-Turn

Are you travelling in the wrong direction?

Choosing Your Destiny this Yom Kippur: Don’t Blame, Take Responsibility

There is nothing more empowering and liberating than taking your life into your own hands.

Struck by a Bus

Susan Segal miraculously survived a near-fatal crash that revitalized her marriage and changed her and her husband’s lives.

PODCAST: Yom Kippur: Hitting the Reset Button

Rabbi Yom Tov Glaser on shame, pain, and the gift of a clean slate

I Believe in You: Inspiring Rosh Hashanah Message

It’s not about being the best in the world… It’s about being the best FOR the world.

The Bucket List and Rosh Hashanah

Facing our mortality should drive us to fulfill our unique mission in the world, not jumping out of a plane.

Rosh Hashanah: The Time Is Now

The High Holidays serve as a powerful reminder not to take your time for granted.

Investing Time: Ten Life-Changing Principles

Judaism is the satellite navigation system of the soul, and Rosh Hashanah is the day we stop and see whether we need to change direction.

Closing the Circle: My Return to the Faith My Grandfather Abandoned

Devoid of warmth and joy, my grandfather left behind his family and his Jewish observance. His reaction to my becoming religious surprised me.

My 30 Days of Changing a Bad Habit and Doing Kindness

How I managed to change my energy from negative to positive.

Preparing for Rosh Hashanah: 16 Prompts

An effective way to embark on your own process of returning to your deepest essence and greatest potential.

Rosh Hashanah: I’ve Got the Power

Rabbi David Aaron on how our choices affect the world and how to get ready for the ultimate performance review.

The Unstoppable Yehudit Abrams

The hi-tech maverick who recently won $360,000 for her early detection breast cancer device is also a convert to Judaism. This is her amazing story.

Contacting the Pilot: How to Make Life More Meaningful

True story about our lost suit bag and a random photo of a pilot.

Apple’s Secret Ingredient

A growth-mindset enables us to envision exciting goals for the new year that will challenge us to bring out our full potential.

How I Gave Up My Search for Self and Started to Really Grow

Obsessing over my personality gave me the excuse to not take responsibility for my flaws.

Elul: The Secret to Change

When you don’t know where to begin, start here.

My Exodus from Porn Addiction

My personal journey to freedom using Torah and the 12-step program.

The Remarkable Jewish Impact on the World's Values

Where do the values that Western civilization takes for granted come from? Not from Greece and Rome.

Oscar’s Legacy

After the death of their young son, Sharon and Roberto Litwak are bringing joy and comfort to sick kids with mobile play stations.

From Montana to New Square: Breaking Out of My Bubble

This summer I broadened my geographical and religious horizons.

Why Do We Bless God?

Exploring the Jewish meaning of blessings.

Seeds of Kindness: How One Small Act Impacted the World

Anyone can count the seeds in one apple, but only God can count how many apples are in one seed.

Your Divine Soul: Barriers to Spirituality and Holiness

The Torah tells us what we must avoid in order to achieve spiritual greatness.

Surviving My Mother's Suicide

Shanee Markovitz, 19, is working to stamp out the stigma of mental illness.

Pay Attention to Your Feelings

Don’t ignore your feelings. They are keys to self-discovery.

Your Divine Soul: The Study of Torah

The blueprint of the universe is the key to understanding reality.

Why Doesn’t the Torah Mention the Afterlife?

Belief in the Next World is a foundation of Judaism. Why doesn’t the written Torah talk about it?

The Jewish Definition of Success

Talents are the gifts God gives us. How we use those talents are the gifts we give back to God.

Thank God It’s Us and Not Some Other Family

A woman’s usual response to her husband’s recurring cancer.

Praying at My Father’s Grave

As a child I had very little contact with my father. After his death, my connection to him grew increasingly stronger.

Your Divine Soul: Becoming a Better Vessel for Divine Light

Spiritual achievement is only possible if man utilizes his intellect and acquires a degree of philosophic depth, emotional sensitivity, and moral sensibility.

My Son's Different Path

When children choose to become religious, it doesn't have to cost family harmony.

Principles of the Soul: #7 - Purim, Soul and Your Role in History

Purim teaches us that nothing is random, and that every soul has a role to play in the Divine tapestry called history.

My New Jewish Name

My quest to tap the essence of my soul.

Your Divine Soul: An Introduction

A Jewish perspective on understanding the nature of the divine element that exists within man.

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