Dina Coopersmith has a Bachelors in Education and a Masters in Jewish History. She teaches in a number of seminaries in Jerusalem, where she lives with her husband and children.
Olivia Newton John’s death got me rethinking Grease’s messages regarding relationships and gender.
Like the moon, the Jewish people will rise up again and light up the night.
What is the common thread that unites the illustrious women of Jewish history?
What is so special about Rachel that we commemorate her death more than any of the other matriarchs and patriarchs?
Understanding the deeper connection between Miriam, Tu B'Shvat and celebrating the New Moon.
5 tips to allow even the worst housekeeper to get to the Seder with no obvious signs of PTSD.
The ABC’s of strengthening our connection.
Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?
The second Jewish matriarch perfected the skills of kindness.
Will the real me please stand up?
Making space for God this Rosh Hashanah.
Getting to know the most fascinating person in the world – yourself.
How to stick to your resolutions and reach true growth.
Mother of royalty, paradigm of humility and generosity.
Sometimes you don't know how far you can go until you're pushed to get there.
Shaul Rosenblatt's new book is one of the best on the topic of suffering.
What I learned from my Israeli cleaning lady.
I always considered "being normal" the most important quality in a person. Then I had a baby with Down syndrome.
Why is joy the essence of Sukkot?
Take one step in breaking free from the entanglements of negative habits and you're guaranteed assistance from the Almighty.
Every holiday in the Jewish calendar represents a certain spiritual energy, and Passover resounds with the energy of faith.
The love story began on a night when the loved one was totally unprepared, undeserving of love, yet the lover came anyway and saved her.
The death of Ilan Ramon shakes Israel to its core.
Purim teaches us how to trust God even when engulfed in darkness and doubt.
How do we find God when His face is hidden?
The Greeks enlightened the world with art, philosophy and science. So why does Torah associate them with forces of darkness?
Modesty is as much about revealing as it is about covering up.
Strengthening the life force of the nascent, fragile nation.
How far would you go to save your child?
If the New Year is a fearsome day of judgment, why is it a cause for celebration?