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Neuroplasticity, Yom Kippur and Real Change

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

Yom Kippur: Making a You-Turn

Are you travelling in the wrong direction?

The Psychopath Inside: Yom Kippur, Free Will & Determinism

How a happily married family man and accomplished scientist could demonstrate the same anatomical markings of serial killers.

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

The key to letting go of the hurt and truly forgive.

Dancing Around the Golden Calf

Change is only possible if we truly regret what we did.

Build Yourself Up, Don’t Beat Yourself Down

5 ideas to keep in mind to turn Yom Kippur into a day of empowerment.

Yom Kippur and the Secret to a Happy Life

The connection between envy and the holiest day of the year.

Learning to Forgive

Five ways to let go this Yom Kippur.

Who Will Live, Who Will Die

A contemporary explanation to the High Holiday’s most moving prayer.

The Forgotten Supper

The biggest activity we do on Yom Kippur is not repenting; it is apologizing.

The Anxiety and Joy of Teshuvah

How to wrestle with the guilt of repentance and the joy of change.

Hezbollah’s Yom Kippur Message

The door to holiness is in you. It’s the one marked "mistakes."

Yom Kippur: The Blessing of Failure

Recognizing our shortcomings is the only way to achieve success in life.

The Yom Kippur Dare

Do I ask God for another chance, a chance I know I don’t deserve?

Yom Kippur: Partner Track

Does God really care about the nuances of my life?

What Yom Kippur Does NOT Atone For

Pick up the phone and call that person you haven’t been speaking to.

Scapegoat

Meaning or randomness: confronting mutually exclusive worldviews on Yom Kippur.

Drop Your Bags!

An inspiring Yom Kippur video.

The Allure of Kol Nidrei

Getting to the essence of who we really are.

Sorry

It's not just a game.

Yom Kippur: A Day of Reconciliation

Stop the blaming and start taking responsibility for your relationships.

It's Not My Fault

A strategy for a meaningful Yom Kippur.

To Become Like Angels

On Yom Kippur we can taste spiritual perfection by relinquishing our innate ability to choose as we attempt to blend our own will with that of God's.

Judgment Tempered With Mercy

Is Yom Kippur a day of atonement or a day of judgment?

Goat for Azazel

The ultimate choice of good vs. evil.

Holy of Holies

It is the holiest space in the Jewish world. It is also the holiest space inside each one of us. The Holy of Holies. Plunge the depths...

In the Palace of the King

God is our Father in Heaven and the King of the Universe. Connecting to that source is the yearning of every human being.

Yom Kippur Gratitude

Yom Kippur is all about remorse, contrition, and repentance. Where does gratitude fit into the picture?

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