Tackling Psalms

Shema Yisrael & the Motorcyclist

The meaning of proclaiming God’s unity.

Four Steps to Effective Prayer

Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?

Dear Siddur

You were with me during times of joy and pain. After 17 years, it’s time to say goodbye.

Barricades of Prayer

My summer with Israeli soldiers confronted my fear of living.


The Meaning of Kaddish

The message of the Kaddish prayer - remembering your mission in this world.

Did God Throw the NBA Finals?

God is the ultimate MVP. Doesn’t the guy I’m dating know that?

Defying Time

The afternoon Mincha prayer is a crucial moment to stop and appraise.


Under the Prayer Shawl

Secrets of the Priestly Blessing

The Names of God

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

The Strength to Constrict

Understanding the power of the Tisha B’Av fast.

Rabbi, Pray For Me

Why are so many Jews uncomfortable with heartfelt prayer?

Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Insulting God

Don't be afraid to ask.

Why We Dance

"Dance is the hidden language of the soul." ~Martha Graham

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.

Wedding Day Dreams

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

Asking God

His friend had seven children. He was only asking for one.

Psychotherapy and Prayer: Our Personal Exile

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

Zeidy's Prayer

How divine providence connected my great grandfather, father, and daughter across generations and continents.

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.

Daily Prayer

40 Days to a Better Self

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

Kaddish in Nunavut

My special Kaddish for my mother in the Arctic circle.

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.

Inviting God to My Table

Hurricane Andrew and my lesson in gratitude.

Praying for the Payoff

Can giving money away really help your bottom line?

To Pray Or Not To Pray

The saying goes: "God giveth and God taketh away." Is it all random? Or is there a deep message that we can tap into for personal growth and actualization?

My Doc's Procedure

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

Meeting Jason Alexander

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

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.

Winding Up God

Looking back, that raucous 1970s rock tune had it all wrong.

Praying with Fire Part 2

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

Praying with Fire Part 1

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.

40 Days for a Stranger

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

Growth through Psalms

Exploring Psalms for life transforming thoughts.

Seizing Change

By seizing change today, we might avoid the seizure tomorrow.


Is there any substance behind the latest fad: kabbalistic red strings?

Heavenly Prayer

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

A Prayer Is Answered

A special wedding in Jerusalem, arranged with heavenly assistance.

Next Steps