Holidays

Second Chances: The Powerful Month Before the High Holidays

What makes the Hebrew month of Elul so special?

Healing the Brokenness Within: How to Tap into the Energy of Tisha B’Av

Every Jew is likened to a holy Temple. Let's start rebuilding by repairing our inner fragments.

Why Jews are the People of the Moon

What is the deeper meaning behind the small moon looking as big as the vast sun?

Burning Books and the 17th of Tammuz

A hallmark of all repressive regimes is burning books. The burning of the Torah is one the tragedies that happened on this fast day.

Shavuot: The Empty Landscape

Why is there no identifying mitzvah with this holiday?

Small Acts, Cosmic Implications

The camera is always on. You never know which small deed you do that can have cosmic implications.

Driving a Lamborghini. Manual Required

How to relate to the holiday of Shavuot.

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

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

The Relevance of the Ten Commandments: A Shavuot Family Guidebook

This Shavuot, explore the relevance of the Ten Commandments with your children.

When All Went Silent

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

Cheesecake: A History

Surprising facts about this popular Jewish dish, as well as recipes from around the world, including Lindy's famous cheesecake.

Beyond Cheesecake: Dairy Desserts for Shavuot

Make sure to add one of these recipes to your menus. Your family will thank me.

Out-of-This-World Recipes for Shavuot

These colorful recipes are packed with flavor and a delicious change to the dairy meals you think of.

Lag B'Omer and the Power to Recreate

Rabbi Akiva's timely post-corona message.

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.

Making Time Count: The Message of Counting the Omer

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

Rick and Dick Hoyt and the Power of Family

Incredible things can happen when you do things together.

Matzah: Bread of Affliction, Bread of Liberation

Symbol of slavery or freedom? Exploring the seeming contradictory meanings of this ancient bread.

Bombs Over Germany: A Passover Video

Although you may not be able to change your situation, you can choose greatness within your situation.

Torn Page of History: A Passover Message

Jewish boys in hiding receive a message of hope that they would never forget.

Free to Hope: Passover in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Passover is the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Holocaust Survivor Ella Blumenthal, whose family drew strength from the holiday's message of liberation at all costs, gives her testimony.

The Fifth Child at Your Seder? The One Who Isn’t There

This Passover, take the first step towards ending estrangement within your family.

What's So Wrong With Bread?

A deeper look into the meaning of matzah and chametz.

Celebrating Passover After the First Year of Covid-19

How do we celebrate when our lives are still filled with so much sadness? The nation's very first Passover provides an answer.

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.

Is Dayenu Really Enough?

The real meaning of one of the Passover seder's most popular songs.

Extra Passover Recipes

Including yummy desserts that don’t taste they’re for Passover desserts at all..

Baking Matzah Photo Essay

Get an inside look at a Jerusalem matzah bakery with these amazing photos.

The Bitter and the Sweet

The fact that we can taste something as bitter is an affirmation of how sweet our lives generally are.

Passover’s 4 Lessons for Today

Practical insights that empower us to stand strong despite the challenges of the pandemic.

Tried, Tested and Tasted Passover Desserts

These desserts are real winners—the presentation is beautiful and the taste is amazing.

The Passovr Weeknd: Aish.com Passover Music Video

Guess who's coming to the Passover seder this year?

Leave the Driving to God

This Passover stop the backseat driving.

The Passover Seder Brought to Life

An 8-part podcast series that delves into the meaning of the Passover Haggadah.

How to Make Your Passover Seder More Meaningful

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

Make it an IKEA Passover

Because the more you put your own personal effort into something, the more you'll love it.

What is on the Passover Seder Plate?

The seder plate is the focal point of the Passover seder. Discover its ingredients and symbolism.

Inspiring Insights to Share at Your Passover Seder

A meaningful 10-page ebook to print and share with family and friends.

Cooking Ahead for Passover

Delicious dishes that you can cook and freeze.

Healthy & Delicious Passover Meal from Mains to Dessert

I’ve compiled a complete meal for you: a chicken main dish, two eye catching beautiful salads, a totally different “kugel” (NOT potato!), and some desserts...Enjoy!

Passover: Keeping Our Ancient Story Young

You are only 20 shared Seder Nights away from the exodus from Egypt.

Now's the Time to Reveal Your True Identity

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

Unmasked: Purim and the Meaning of Anti-Semitism

Esther hid her Jewish identity. Revealing it saved the Jewish nation.

The Therapeutic Joy of Purim

You defeat fear by joy. You conquer terror by collective celebration.

Purim’s Lesson on How to Defeat the Enemy: Keep Calm and Carry On

A year ago we put on masks for Purim and haven't taken them off. Don’t panic.

Queen Esther's 6 Lessons for Today

Timeless messages that Esther wanted every man, woman and child to hear.

Not Just Purim: Five Extraordinary Stories of Miraculous Redemption

Jewish communities around the world that were saved from the brink of destruction.

Healing Division: The Jewish People's Strength

Like today, the Jews were disunited in the time of Haman. Queen Esther understood our victory depends on being united.

Empower Your Jewish Journey

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