The Names of God

Exploring the meaning of God's two most essentials names: An excerpt from R. Weisz's new book PrayerWorks.

Rabbi, Pray For Me

Why are so many Jews uncomfortable with heartfelt prayer?

Passover’s Secret of Success

How to jumpstart your personal exodus.

The FedEx Guide to Self-Forgiveness

When you absolutely, positively have to forgive yourself overnight.

Meeting Jason Alexander

Why is it such a thrill to meet a real, live celebrity?

Wedding Day Dreams

Know someone getting married? Give them this list and they'll thank you for life.

Psychotherapy and Prayer: Our Personal Exile

Becoming aware of the different aspects of our personality, particularly our darker side.

Livin' on a Prayer

Our wildest dreams are possible… if we want them badly enough.

Psychotherapy and Prayer

Breaking free from our own harsh judgments.

Tumors are Miracles Too

A tumor? In my little nephew's brain?

Mending the Bonds

Prayer is a powerful tool to repair our relationship with God and man.

Five Thousand Prayers

As my brother lies in a coma, I gain hope from the blink of his eyes.

A Wing and a Prayer

Rushing to my grandfather's funeral, I got in sync with my GPS.


Each one of us in that waiting room had something in common: in silence, we awaited an anguished moment of terrifying truth.

Kaddish in Nunavut

My special Kaddish for my mother in the Arctic circle.

Inviting God to My Table

Hurricane Andrew and my lesson in gratitude.

A Relationship with God

What happens when God doesn't answer our prayers?

Praying for the Payoff

Can giving money away really help your bottom line?

How To Get Your Prayers Answered

Do you feel like you're talking to a wall when you pray? Here's five key tools for getting your prayers answered.

Praying with Fire Part 1

Ten Lessons on maximizing prayer during the Ten Days of Repentance.

My Doc's Procedure

One small tumor. If He can make it, surely He can break it.

40 Days for a Stranger

Every day, I pour out my heart, praying that she should get married.

The Unusual Looking Man

The surprising impact one blessing can make.

In Every Generation

One-min Film

Pray for Israel

In response to the alarming situation in Israel, let us intensify our determination to merit the Almighty's help for our brethren in the Holy Land.

Prayin' Alive

I was ready to write my friend off as dead. I decided to pray for her instead.

Just Pray for It

How to receive your daily needs, and small appliances, too.

Praying with Fire Part 2

Ten Lessons on maximizing prayer during the Ten Days of Repentance.

Talking to God

Do you talk to your spouse no matter how sleep deprived, overworked or frustrated you are? Communicating with God is no different.

Where is God?

I thought God was ignoring me since He wasn't answering my prayers. Then one day I got the unexpected reply.

Growth through Psalms

Exploring Psalms for life transforming thoughts.

Heavenly Prayer

The unique advantages of praying 38,000 feet above the ground.

Mayanot on Prayer #5: Pouring Out Your Heart

Within the Afternoon Prayer lies the secret to our survival.

Mayanot on Prayer #4: Negotiating with God

God is interested in our plans for the world and He wants to hear from us.

Mayanot on Prayer #3: Fixing the World through Prayer

Prayer pierces through God's concealment and reattaches the universe to the Divine.

Mayanot on Prayer #2: Our Father, Our King

Prayer transforms the desire to satisfy our requests to the desire to satisfy God's requests.

Mayanot on Prayer #1: I Pray Therefore I Am

The commandment to prayer bequeaths to man the sense of his own significance that enables him to perform all the other commandments with dedication.

Asking God for Forgiveness

Skip the paralyzing guilt. The classical confession helps us maximize the power of the day.

Prayer for the Soldiers

The war in Iraq can be a catalyst for spiritual unity.

God Makes a House Call

A little blockage enables one man to appreciate the wonders of the human body -- and the power of genuine prayer.

Prayer for Israeli Soldiers

Invoking God's protection for the members of the Israel Defense Forces.

Hearing God

Prayer is a two-way street, speaking as well as listening.

40 Days to a Better Self

Prayer is not waving a magic wand and hoping for the best.

Prayer #11 - Acknowledging Good

In Hebrew, the word for gratitude can mean "thanks", "praise" and "confession."

Storm the Heavens

A special call to unite in prayer during these dangerous times.

Prayer #10 - Upside-down Hourglass

By having the right intention in prayer, we raise the sparks and bring time closer to its ultimate end.

Prayer #9 - Holy Sparks of Energy

The holy sparks of spiritual energy, embedded in the physical, animate the universe and fuel redemption.

Prayer #8: Hear O Israel: Part 3 - Jewish Unity

Embodied in the first verse of the Sh'ma, and its accompanying praise of God's kingdom, is a profound allusion to the unity of the Jewish people.

Better than Skype

You're not bothering God.

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