Why You Don't Understand the Bible

The Jewish sages of antiquity were in the best position to interpret and comprehend the Torah.

Never Too Late

Don't underestimate the influence you can still have on your children.

My Enemy, My Friend

My new neighbor wanted nothing to do with religious Jews.

Music Is Medicine

If I can help change the world, so can you.

Becoming American

Like becoming a Jew, it takes real knowledge and commitment.

Porcelain Unicorn

A short Holocaust film, Grand Prize Winner of the Philips "Tell It Your Way" competition.

The Woman on the Plane

Lasting Jewish pride is based on a strong Jewish education.

What Every Parent Dreads

It was 10 pm when we got the call: "Your son was in a car accident. The situation is very serious. Come to the hospital immediately."

Sinai for Non-Jews

What makes the giving of the Torah so universally relevant and necessary?

The Power of Pretending

The joy, courage, love, and serenity chant.

Six Constant Mitzvos: Why Fear God?

Respect is the foundation of every relationship.

Letter from World War II

In commemoration of U.S. Memorial Day, a letter from an American Jewish soldier to his parents.

Moses and the Pope

The recent beatification of Pope John Paul II highlights Judaism's unique basis of belief.

Isaiah 53: The Suffering Servant

Cutting through the distortions and mistranslations of this enigmatic text.

Discovering Angels

How the Jewish Sabbath transformed my life.

Donating My Kidney

Giving a stranger my kidney was one of my life's most rewarding experiences.

Why We Dance

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." ~Martha Graham

Meeting Avital Sharansky

What I learned from this genuine Jewish hero.

Israel: Where We Belong

Creating our connection to the land of Israel.

Perfectionism Prevents Happiness

How can I be certain that I will never think a negative thought?

My Israel Connection

There is no other place like the Land of Israel.

Three Things I Learned While My Plane Crashed

Ric Elias had a front-row seat on Flight 1549, the plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River.

Perfect Flaws

Life – and the people in it – are not perfect. They're not supposed to be.

To Tweet or Not to Tweet

Have we crossed a line with all this sharing?

Eye on the Goal

It's amazing the amount of pain we'll take when we're focused.

Passover’s Secret of Success

How to jumpstart your personal exodus.

The Passover Playbook

A Super Bowl champion shares inspiration from the Haggadah.

Breaking Away from the Bully

Slavery is more than just forced labor.

The Six Constant Mitzvos: Introduction

The building blocks of our relationship with God. How to apply and live with them.

Passover & the Jewish Mission

This Seder recommit to the Jewish People's unique mission.

Atheism and Morality

Why do so many atheists make moral proclamations?

Jewish Women Renaissance Project

Birthright for women: A powerful program is inspiring Jewish women.

A Reasonable Argument for God’s Existence?

Responding to atheists' seven main objections against my presentation of the Argument from Design.

Don't Wait to be a Hero

A volunteer firefighter tells a story of an act of heroism that didn't go quite as expected.

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