About the Author


Sara Yoheved Rigler

Sara Yoheved Rigler’s YouTube channel is "From Within the Walls of Jerusalem", where she relates stories, presents gems of Jewish wisdom, and teaches practical life tools. Her newest book, I’ve Been Here Before: When Souls of the Holocaust Return, is the product of 8 years of research into reincarnated souls from the Holocaust. She is also the author of six best-sellers: Holy Woman; Lights from Jerusalem; Battle Plans: How to Fight the Yetzer Hara (with Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller); G-d Winked: Tales and Lessons from My Spiritual Adventures; Heavenprints; and Emunah with Love and Chicken Soup. She gives a weekly Marriage Webinar for Jewish Workshops on a spiritual approach to marriage, with hundreds of members throughout the world. She lives in the Old City of Jerusalem. Her website is: sararigler.com.


The German President’s Stunning Act of Repentance

In Munich. President Frank-Walter Steinmeier spoke as if he had studied Maimonides’ five steps of teshuvah.

What Does God Have to Do with My Parking Space?

The impact of monotheism on our daily lives.

Ram Dass: The Jew in the Guru

Within the famous Hindu spiritual teacher beat a distinctly Jewish heart.

What Happens After You Die?

From time immemorial people have pondered what will happen to them after their bodies breathe their last. What does Judaism have to say about it?

Was the (Jewish) Darling of the Iranian Mullahs a Mossad Spy?

The real reason Catherine Shakdam rejected Shia Islam.

Harrowing Escape from Ukraine

The action-packed, miraculous escape of Kyiv’s Chief Rabbi.

In Ukraine, The Escape Road Not Taken

The Jews of the Ukraine are facing two levels of danger.

Are Jews a Race? It’s Complicated

Perhaps there’s a good reason for Whoopi Goldberg’s confusion.

Politics or Spirituality: What Is an Antidote to Youth Suicide?

Jamie Raskin’s son had everything going for him. What was missing?

Holocaust Souls Who Return: A Discussion With Sara Rigler

Hundreds of people claim to have had a previous life during the Holocaust. Many of them suffer inexplicable dreams and visions of terror and pain. A product of overactive imaginations or an indication of a hidden aspect of reality?

High Ideals, Murder and Me: What It Means to be Good

Cuomo’s pardon, God’s pardon and Yom Kippur’s forgiveness.

I’ve Been Here Before: Holocaust and Reincarnation

When souls of the Holocaust return in our generation.

Meron: The Tragedy of Them – No, Us

Why does it take a catastrophe to unite us?

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.

Leave the Driving to God

This Passover stop the backseat driving.

Of Angels And Poinsettias

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

Rabbi Abraham Twerski’s Copious Blessings

The trailblazing rabbi died at the age of 90, a week after publishing his 90th book.

Is the Marriage Vaccine Dangerous?: A Response to My Critics

Addressing the outraged reaction to my marriage advice not to criticize your spouse.

The Marriage Vaccine: Stop Criticizing

Proven 84.6% effective in reducing marital ailments.

After the Election, Choosing Connection

Now that the election is over, it’s time to put down the hatchet and pick up the phone to connect to those on the other side of the political divide.

Feeling God’s Presence During Covid-19

Henny Machlis’s recipe for treating the ills of the pandemic.

When She Totally Lost Her Cool

What to do when you lose it big time.

Under Siege: Past and Present

What the siege of Jerusalem teaches us about the Covid-19 siege.

Mourning the Old Normal

Take time to mourn the life we used to have.

A Jew's Quest in the Peruvian Amazon

While living in the Peruvian Amazon married to a native woman, an American Jew experiences a life-saving miracle that sparks his spiritual quest.

Covid-19 and the Messiah

No one knows when the final redemption will come, but the only way to be ready is to yearn for that period of peace, harmony, and universal God-consciousness.

Family First or Last?

Who was right – my parents or me?

Kirk Douglas’s Jewish Mountain

The Hollywood icon's never-ending search for meaning.

My Encounter with al-Baghdadi’s Victims

Shabbat dinner with three Yazidi women from Iraq.

5 Steps to Letting Go of Resentment

How to best respond to someone who has hurt us.

Neuroplasticity, Yom Kippur and Real Change

Jewish principles for change have been corroborated by recent discoveries in brain science.

If the Jewish People Never Received the Torah

What would a world without Torah look like?

My Five Weeks with Cancer

Everything I need, I have. Everything I have, I need.

Hidden Miracles

Purim teaches us how to find God behind the curtain of history - and in today's headlines.

Shining Light in All the Dark Corners

A trailblazing educator is turning around lives of boys at risk throughout Israel.

Israel Tennis Star Stops Game Before Yom Kippur

David Sela made a clear statement that nothing is more important than his Jewish identity.

Through the Gate of Tears

Actualizing your potential on the Days of Awe.

The Shabbat Massacre

Yosef, Chaya, and Elad Salomon lived for their spiritual heritage. Shabbat night they died for it.

Deception

Living in a world where appearances mask reality.

Yearning in Jerusalem

Jerusalem without the Old City was a body without a heart.

Battling the Drug Epidemic

Startling scientific evidence on how to protect young people from substance abuse.

The Henny Machlis Guide to Character Improvement

Henny’s loving-kindness, generosity, and exemplary character were the product of a lifetime of striving and working on herself.

Rebbetzin Jungreis and My Greatness Meter

As the Jewish world mourns her death, I'll never forget my encounter with this truly great woman.

Henny Machlis’ Secret to Spirituality

Henny personified the real meaning of “love your neighbor as yourself.”

Henny Machlis: A Truly Great Jewish Woman

How did an ordinary Jew from Brooklyn become one of the greatest lights of our times?

The Solution to Israel’s Wave of Terror

The Jewish people’s alternative to despair.

The Murder of a Hero

In trying to save a life, Rabbi Nehemia Lavi paid with his life.

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