The Shabbat Meal that Rocked My World

Sometimes small acts have huge outcomes. I know. My life's trajectory was changed by one.

Fighting Reality: A Psychologist’s Journey Through Covid-19

I was insisting that everything should revert back to normal rather than accept and make peace with my new reality.

A Russian Doll and an Unlikely Legacy of Kindness

A true story that we need to hear during these difficult times.

Saying Goodbye to 2020

How can we use this most difficult year to better ourselves and the world?

Effective Resolutions: Behavioral Insights on Creating Positive Change

Practical tips from behavioral science that can help us bring forth positive change in the new year.

Dr. Eger’s 10 Insights on How to Live Life Fully

An Auschwitz survivor shares her life-affirming wisdom.

My Grandmother and the 1922 Russian Typhus Epidemic

Her father refused to believe the doctors' pessimistic diagnosis. Her miraculous survival instilled a steadfast gratitude to God, despite the barrage of atheistic Communist propaganda.

Our Modern-Day Hanukkah Story

Hanukkah reminds us that even amidst a dark pandemic, nothing is left to chance.

This Hanukkah, Think about Fred

Anyone can turn the ordinary into the extraordinary.

Seeing 20/20, Even In 2020

Hanukkah teaches us how to see beyond the surface.

Was There a Hanukkah Miracle?

If ever there were evidence of supernatural intervention in human affairs, it would have to be in the realm of the medical.

Cultivating Spiritual Resilience

Strategies to encourage belief in a higher purpose, hope for the future, gratitude for our lives, and the meaning we construct from our suffering.

Hanukkah and the Miracle of Addiction Recovery

Addiction is a daily uphill battle where modern-day miracles are being performed throughout the recovery process.

Three Ways to Find Your Inner Light

Hanukkah is a unique time for accessing the sparks of light within and thereby light up the world.

Hanukkah and Hope

Hope is the underlying story the Jewish people.

My Life with Dystonia

Miracles do happen… at their prescribed time.

How to Build Resilience during the Pandemic

Five evidence-based strategies to help you cultivate resilience.

Genius Is Born and 6 Other Lies about Learning

Jim Kwik's 7 common lies that limit our ability to learn and reach our potential.

The Courage to Search: How My Questions Led Me to Embrace Judaism

Rabbi Sacks did not just give me access to Judaism's core beliefs, he gave me access to myself.

Five Ways to Build Your Gratitude Muscles

This has never been more important than it is now when so much seems to be going wrong in the world and in our lives.

Something Once Broken

Like me, the brooch was once whole, then broken, and then transformed.

The Jewelry Thief in a Labor Camp in Poland

Elijah the Prophet can come in all types of guises.

Off the Grid: Joshua Safran’s Childhood Was Nothing like Yours

One boy’s improbable journey from witches’ commune to Jerusalem.

My Husband Is a Porn Addict in Recovery

My anger, pain and sadness are being replaced with hope, respect and admiration. It has not been easy.

Finding Uzi

35 years ago they changed each other’s lives and drifted apart. Then Facebook brought them together again.

A Primer on the Theology of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

A summary of his key concerns, beliefs and recipes for a better future.

Stranger on a Train

A serendipitous encounter with a Hungarian survivor leads to an incredible reunion.

Inspiring Quotes by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

A small selection of meaningful quotes from Rabbi Sacks, of blessed memory.

Shake Off the Dust and Get Up

Sometimes our challenges that we feel are burying us can be precursors for growth.

Overeating: Hungry Body or Starving Soul?

When we're overeating, it's not our bodies that are hungry – it’s our souls.

The Hero Within

Twelve years after contracting Lou Gehrig's Disease, Dr. Rahamim Melamed-Cohen, now totally paralyzed, enjoys a life of productivity -- and love.

Choosing Hope: Finding Light in Times of Despair

Spiritual immunization for the pandemic and political unrest.

From Skinhead to Jew

The incredible, true story of Frank Meeink, former white supremacist who embarked on a path to fight hate and embrace his Jewish heritage.

How to Stop Feeling Jealous

This simple routine can train your mind to focus on the blessings in your life and stop jealousy in its tracks.

All for the Best?

When my late wife was first diagnosed with cancer I found it difficult to believe that everything God does is for the best.

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