Hush!: The Month of Cheshvan

Now is the time to reflect and integrate the spiritual insights gleaned from the holiday season.

Heroes of Rehab

Sometimes the journey to self-discovery begins with a trauma.

What Matters to You: A Journey of an Unsatisfied Soul

Sometimes the people you love can’t give what you need. What happens then?

Imagine If Yom Kippur Wasn't Just a Day

Retaining some of that Yom Kippur mentality in your every day life.

Growth Through Rules

From reductionism to Judaism: A convert describes his path to Jewish observance and spiritual fulfillment.

The Seven Heroes of Sukkot

Why Jews invite these biblical heroes to the sukkah each night.

Where Was the Other Ram?

Why did no ram appear to take the place of my son?

Sukkot: Finding Joy in a Tumultuous World

How the Sukkot holiday helps us navigate today’s chaotic times.

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.

Do Great Expectations Lead to Great Disappointments?

Not if we live with Jewish principle, “This too is for the best.”

Squeeze My Hand: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Message

A true story about a father who refused to give up on his child.

The Right to be Forgotten

Erasing your actions is a lot harder than deleting an internet post. Here's what it takes.

The Truest Prayers

They're not pretty. They begin when we put down the facade of competence and acknowledge that we can’t manage, we can’t handle, we can’t fix.

The Hum of the Universe: The Month of Tishrei

According to the Jewish mystics, everything in the world is singing.

I Was Humiliated

I barely remember the past. But I do vividly remember the mortifying experience in 6th grade when my teacher embarrassed me in front of the class.

Rosh Hashanah at Home: How to Embrace the Opportunity

How to use the Rosh Hashanah prayers to create a meaningful Rosh Hashanah wherever you are this year.

Perfectly Imperfect: The Secret of the Shofar

The path to true acceptance is unlocked by the shofar.

3 Steps to Preparing for This Rosh Hashanah

How to achieve sanity and equilibrium in these times of upheaval and hit the reset button on all the chaos.

Life's Two Essentials

Both our bodies and our souls require sustenance and nourishment.

Who by Fire

I lost most of my possessions, but gained so much more.

Rosh Hashanah Jew

My spiritual journey from the night clubs in Prague to serving as a lone Israeli soldier on the Gaza border.

Nothing Left to Do but Smile, Smile, Smile!

Coronavirus musings from a psychiatrist, six months deep into the pandemic.

The Worst Day Ever: An Inspiring Message for This Year's Corona Rosh Hashanah

What you focus on creates your reality. This Rosh Hashanah choose your vision.

The Days of AWE-some

Three awesome things about the Days of Awe.

Shofar in the Year of Corona

Let this year’s shofar blast take on a whole new meaning.

Whispers of 9-11

Inside the World Trade Center on that fateful day, Ari Schonbrun saw miracles.

6 Practical Tools for Fueling Change

Because your life journey requires extensive preparation.

Yakov Henigson: Striving for Greatness

Husband, father, Torah scholar, actuary, active community member – Yakov never stopped utilizing every moment.

Rabbi on Ventilator for 4 Months is Leaving Hospital

An interview with Sarah Dukes, whose husband nearly died from Covid-19.

Anger: What Lies Beneath

Weathering the storm begins with understanding the forecast.

3 Ways Covid-19 Changed My Life

I don’t know how or when the pandemic will end, but I know that the miracle of life is now.

Being a Black, Jewish Woman: A Blessing and a Curse

I define myself as a Black Jewish woman. Which of those words most reflects who I am depends on the day.

7 Ways to Connect to God

Pierce through the darkness and strengthen your connection to God.

The Month of Elul: Corona Style

The pandemic has enabled us to encounter our selves with a dose of honesty.

Elul: How to Realistically Change the World

Start by thinking small - and in that way change ourselves and our own world.

When God Knocks: Open the Door or Run?

Coming to terms with the challenges and opportunities of connecting to God.

The Hot Shot Rule

If a hotshot came in and took over your job, what would he or she immediately be doing differently?

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