A Life Not with Standing

Invisible, inaudible, inanimate: my adventures in a wheelchair.

5 Expectations to Give Up to be Happy

Life circumstances don’t make us happy. It’s how we view what happens to us that makes us happy.

What Is Freedom?

Yosef Mendelovitch was free even while behind bars in a Soviet prison.

Envisioning Freedom

Why was the first Seder celebrated when we were still slaves in Egypt?

Performing Miracles

God split the sea. What miracle can we do?

The Bitter and the Sweet

The fact that we can taste something as bitter is an affirmation of how sweet our lives generally are.

Is Dayenu Really Enough?

The real meaning of one of the Passover seder's most popular songs.

Passover: God’s Calling Card

The purpose of the Exodus was to establish a personal, loving relationship between God and the Jewish People, including every individual Jew.

Aish.com Haggadah Compendium: Inspiring Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

A meaningful 10-page ebook to print and share with family and friends.

How Faith and Radical Optimism Restored My Mind, Body and Soul

My journey into the uncharted territory of cancer.

How to Make Your Passover Seder More Meaningful

This year strive to personal reconnect to the exodus from Egypt through its tangible reminders.

The Comfort of Blame

It feels good to assign blame for the problems we face, but it comes with some heavy hidden costs.

The Phantom Tollbooth: 4 Jewish Lessons

Norton Juster, the author of one of my favorite books, has died at the age of 91.

When God's Answer was Staring Right in My Face

An amazing true story about one man's prayer to find his soul mate.

The Rock ’N’ Roll Fantasy Camp's Jewish Roots

David Fishof makes dreams come true, while staying committed to his Jewish values.

Pandemic Stress: Repairing Damage to a Relationship

It's not enough to want peace. We need to make peace and build bridges.

God Wants Me to Make Lemonade

One journalist’s fight to make a difference despite having cerebral palsy.

Developing Patience: The Foundation for All Relationships

Patience with people is an absolute necessity for a fulfilling life.

Joan Rivers' Manager's Surprising Second Act

Dorothy Melvin's life was upended by a shocking phone call.

Now's the Time to Reveal Your True Identity

Stop hiding behind your mask and be the person you're meant to be.

Unmasked: Purim and the Meaning of Anti-Semitism

Esther hid her Jewish identity. Revealing it saved the Jewish nation.

How to Stop Feeling Like a Victim

Dr. Edith Eger's tool to break free from the grip of painful experiences.

Of Angels And Poinsettias

Angels can be created by human beings. My father taught me how.

Missing the Doomed Flight

God isn't out to get us; He has a plan and is orchestrating everything for our good.

The Final Farewell

We don’t get to choose the departures of our loved ones.

When the KKK Tried to Recruit Me

Cory's unique path to Aish HaTorah in Jerusalem.

Sisu the Day: How Small, Swift Acts of Courage Can Prevent a Lifetime of Regrets

How many times have you wished you acted but didn’t, and then the opportunity was gone, sometimes forever?

Four Lessons from Tom Brady

The greatest of all time can teach us a thing or two about what it takes to surpass expectations and attain unimaginable success.

Why Does God Keep Sending Me This Frustrating Challenge?

When you can't change your situation, you're challenged to change yourself.

Breaking Free from Perfectionism and Shame

You’ll never be the same after making a mistake – you can be better.

10 Ways to Get a Grip on Worry

Here are some of the most effective anti-worry tools.

Living a Life Permeated with Joy and Meaning

Let's use this difficult time to harness the joy of being alive.

Expelled: How One Kind Act Changed Lives

Isaac was about to get expelled from school until one student's kind act changed everything.

How to Get Out of a Rut

The best way to uplift yourself is to uplift someone else. A lesson from my 8-year-old daughter.

Inspiring Quotes by Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski

The prolific rabbi left behind a legacy of insight and inspiration.

What Would Petey Do?

After losing her husband, Sarah Weintraub created something new and beautiful to celebrate his life and character.

Life Pain or Traumatic Pain?

Life pain is conscious and tolerable. Traumatic pain is unbearable and requires help in facing it.

Grow Like the Trees

In honor of Tu B’Shvat, 6 lessons on how to grow.

The Chinese Bamboo and Tu B'Shvat

Real growth sometimes happens beneath the surface where no one can see.

Rabbi Yudi Dukes’ Incredible Legacy

Sarah Dukes inspired thousands by chronicling her husband’s 10-month battle with Covid-19.

What Would Rabbi Noah Weinberg Say?

For our turbulent times, a voice from above.

Forgiving the Impossible

During the Holocaust, my grandmother gave up everything for her closest friend, only to be abandoned in return.

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