Inversion: Inspiring Jewish Quotes

A short collection of my favorite Jewish literary inversions.

Climbing to the Summit

How to not give up when faced with neverending obstacles.

Eric Carle’s Complicated Legacy: 4 Jewish Lessons

Timeless lessons from the beloved author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.

The Chameleon Effect: Yawning, Smiling & Going on the Phone

We are all impacting each other. The question is how.

The Most Important Message Graduates Need to Hear

It’s not the most talented who succeed. It’s those who never stop trying.

A Jew's Response in Difficult Times

An inspiring true story on the power of giving.

How I Achieved My Personal Breakthrough

Three keys to mastering consistency: support, accountability and positive reinforcement.

Survivor's Guilt: Covid, The Holocaust, and Sinai

Channeling the potential guilt by embracing a life filled with meaning and purpose.

When All Went Silent

Covid, Shavuot and how to hear the voice of God.

Where to Channel Our Sadness

Let's take the words of Yedidya's father to heart.

Reacting to Trauma

A psychologist on understanding the various responses to trauma.

Lag B'Omer and the Tragic Mann Gulch Fire

The famous story of Wag Dodge and the importance of living with passion and igniting our own fire.

Effective Time Management: Juggling Glass and Rubber Balls

How to prioritize what really matters to us and ensure that our time is well-spent.

Learning to Cry

It's important to make space for emotions.

The Holiday of Second Chances

It’s never too late to come home.

The Stolen Watch: How to Build the People You Love

The importance of treating those you care about with dignity, respect and love.

The Secret to Our Greatest Comebacks

4 relevant lessons from Matt Fitzgerald’s The Comeback Quotient.

Bert Smith's Scary Fall Saved His Life

When we fall, we can stay on the ground, wallowing in our circumstance, or we can extract its lessons and come back stronger.

Seven Daily Habits of Success

Change your routine, change your life.

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?

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.

Making Time Count: The Message of Counting the Omer

Counting means forging a conscious, mindful relationship with time and its moments.

How to Make Your Passover Seder More Meaningful

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

The Phantom Tollbooth: 4 Jewish Lessons

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

The Comfort of Blame

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

When God's Answer was Staring Right in My Face

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

Pandemic Stress: Repairing Damage to a Relationship

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

Developing Patience: The Foundation for All Relationships

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

Now's the Time to Reveal Your True Identity

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

How to Stop Feeling Like a Victim

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

Missing the Doomed Flight

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

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?

Breaking Free from Perfectionism and Shame

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

Why Does God Keep Sending Me This Frustrating Challenge?

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

10 Ways to Get a Grip on Worry

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

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.

Living a Life Permeated with Joy and Meaning

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

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.

Receive Weekly Spirituality Emails

Sign up to our Spirituality Newsletter.

Our privacy policy