The Blind Mathematician

Born blind, Abraham Nemeth was told to become a basket weaver. He had other plans.

Kirk Douglas: 7 Jewish Facts

The legendary actor embraced his Jewish identity later on in life.

Dandelion: Flower Versus Weed

When we embrace both the flaws and the beauty, we discover that some things in life are both flower and weed.

10 Life Lessons from Trees

Wisdom for living, garnered from the trees and fruits of Israel.

"Remember You Are a Jew!": Inspiring True Story

No matter how far you've gone, you can always find your way home.

5 Steps for Personal Growth

How to get out of neutral and back into high gear.

Kobe Bryant: Inspiring Quotes

The NBA legend was a leader known for his relentless work ethic.

PODCAST: When Life Hands You Lemons

Debbie Hirsch on improvising our way through challenges and fears.

Courage and Faith: Tibor Rubin's Incredible Heroism

An anti-Semitic sergeant couldn’t stop a Holocaust survivor who heroically served in the US Army from getting his Medal of Honor.

Losing the Love of Your Life: My Dialogue with Rabbi Ahron Hoch

Diagnosed with stage-4 cancer, the indomitable Faigy Hoch died 10 months later, leaving a gaping hole for her husband, family and community. Her light continues to shine.

My Bowl of Forgiveness

Where joy and forgiveness mingle with hope.

PODCAST: Winter Blues versus Depression

Dr. Jacob Freedman on detecting and treating depression.

One Non-Jew's View of Judaism

A non-Jew discovers the meaning and wisdom of Torah.

Never Left Behind: What Happened to My Grandparents

An inspiring true story of Divine providence in the darkest moments of history.

God's Unconditional Love: A Meditation

Imagine being loved so deeply that every part of you is known, cherished and held.

Back from the Dead

After an amazing feat of genealogy, a Holocaust survivor tells Yad Vashem he’s alive after all.

Face Your Bears

How Effie Eitam survived his encounter with a grizzly bear in the wilderness.

6 Lessons Celebrities Taught Me

I used to be a celebrity interviewer in Manhattan before I moved to Israel. Here are a handful of useful take-aways that stay with me.

Why Investigate Judaism First

Five reasons to explore Judaism before examining other religions.

Disney, God, and the Fairy Godmother in Heaven

We want a God who's granting all our wishes and making our dreams come true – whether they're good for us or not.

Too Jewish, Except in Israel

Israel is the only place in the world where I can never be made to feel that I am too Jewish.

Our Secret Weapon: The Youth of Tomorrow

Why a Jewish teen's Bar Mitzvah journey and unlikely friendship with a Holocaust survivor gives me hope in the face of anti-Semitism.

Towards Perfection: The Rose, the Grizzly Bear, and the Robin

Only the human being is involved in the experience of self-creation.

The Miracle of Acceptance: 8 Affirmations to Release Negative Energy

Acceptance can be an empowering and proactive response to the pain of difficult circumstances which have not (yet) changed.

Rabbi Yitzi Hurwitz is Lighting Up the World

Completely paralyzed, this righteous person continues to inspire with his indomitable spirit, his courage and faith and his joyful soul.

Because You Are Jewish

I was 8 years old living in Czestochowa, Poland, when my mother told me I was Jewish. That was the beginning of my quest.

The Meaning of the Menorah's Light

Four contemporary insights to illuminate our darkening world.

8 Short Thoughts for Hanukkah

Illuminate your 8 nights of Hanukkah with these inspiring insights.

Uncovering Hidden Blessings: My Brush with Death

After nearly dying in a car accident, my situation looked horrible. But I was determined to uncover the hidden blessings.

I Want My Death to be a Jewish One

During the Holocaust monasteries were Paula's refuge and she delved into Christianity. But now, at 94, she’s decided she wants to die as a Jew.

My Secret Jewish History

After 500 years, Genie Milgrom has finally come home.

Seven Ways to Strengthen Your Friendships

Good friends are essential for your emotional health.

How to Say You're Sorry

Don’t replace “I’m sorry” with “Thank you”.

Identical Twins: One a Nazi, the Other a Member of the Israeli Navy

Our nature predisposes us, but through the way we nurture our lives, we can choose who we are and the legacy we leave.

Facing Life’s Big Questions

My daughters are asking questions that Google can’t answer.

Thanksgiving and Being a Jew

Giving thanks goes to the essence of what it means to be a Jew.

Where's the Salt!

Don't blame, don't complain. A simple phrase that can change your life.

Rabbi Kalman Packouz zt”l: Giant of Kindness and Innovation

Remembering one of Aish's original 6 students, and a pioneer of Jewish educational initiatives.

One Small Act of Kindness Can Impact the World

An inspiring true story of one compassionate act whose reverberations were felt decades later.

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