My Son, the Fanatic

My son was becoming religious, and I wondered where did I go wrong?

Way #11: Work It Through With Friends

Companies test-market new products. To know the value of your ideas, find friends to give you straight, honest feedback.

Heaven Can Wait

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

My Bacon Awakening

I was raised a "traditional" Jew. Here's why I gave it up.

A Year of Memory

Looking back on my most difficult year.

The Pursuit of Happiness? Ethics of the Fathers, 3:6

Is our passionate quest for leisure time what Thomas Jefferson had in mind?

Build On What You Did Right

Your positive feeback can have a major impact.

Death Is No Longer a Stranger

My one-year-old daughter was recently diagnosed with a terminal genetic disorder.

Celebrating Jewish Sadness

Tisha B'Av teaches that through pain and sadness, we can truly know pleasure and joy.

Her Name was Patience

She was unusual and the kids knew it. The time has come to ask her forgiveness.

The Almighty Loves You

Every blessing and prayer connects you to the Almighty.

Gossip: A 3-min Film

A little gossip never hurts anyone, right? Wrong!

Stranger on the Hospital Stairs

As the Jewish nation defends its very existence, grief and pain surround us. It all stems from one source.

In Every Generation

One-min Film

The Importance of Considering Yourself Important

Your self concept is a key factor in your accomplishment.

Back to the Shtetl

A pilgrimage to discover my family's roots that the Nazis tried to destroy.

Pray for Israel

In response to the alarming situation in Israel, let us intensify our determination to merit the Almighty's help for our brethren in the Holy Land.

Burning Souls

There are pivotal moments in life when we catch a glimmer of what lies deep within us.

A Bucketful of Miracles

Experiencing descent for the sake of ascent.

A Puzzling Formula For Happiness

Does happiness need an unreachable utopia.

The Greatest Protection: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:5

Should we be afraid of things that go bump in the night?

Doubt and Certainty

Searching for clarity and the road back to the garden.

Building Your Self-Image

Tools for banishing those negative perceptions of self.

A Happy Person Spreads Joy

When you are unhappy, it affects others.

Making Judaism Work

Why doesn't Torah observance create a better person automatically?

Holywoman: A Roadmap

Climbing the ladder of spiritual attainment.

The Experience of Serious Illness

Caregiving is never easy, but it is an opportunity to help the patient in a profound and meaningful way.

Creation And Torah Are For Joy

Don't use your mind to imprison yourself.

Mistaken Identity

For three generations, people assumed we weren't Christian, but Jewish. Was there a Jewish connection in my family hidden in the past?

Unconventional Medicine

Time was not on my grandfather's side. But I believed that God was. And He gave me the perfect antidote.

Prayin' Alive

I was ready to write my friend off as dead. I decided to pray for her instead.

The Indignity of Atheism

One who sees only random forces behind why we humans find ourselves here is ultimately bound only by his wants.

Travels with My Ego

Rising above life's ups and downs.

Three Questions For Change

How you will benefit from a gratitude journal.

The Lost Torah Mantle

The dramatic retrieval of a long-lost family heirloom.

The Location of the Soul: Ethics of the Fathers, 3:3

It is the quality of speech that separates us from all other forms of creation. Why?

Seeing Miracles

Have you seen your miracle today?

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