by Ari Blaff
Rabbi Benjamin Blech
by Ali Begoun
The moment I realized that alcohol was taking far more from me than it was giving.
by Tobi Ash
Why was a church saying a perpetual mass for my father, a prominent Chasidic rabbi?
by Rachelli Krongold
"Your baby is very sick." How I got through my life's most difficult challenge.
by B.C. Wallin
by Andrew Friedman
A wrenching true story of enslavement, torture and liberation.
by Dovid Rosenfeld
10 life lessons from an accessible giant.
by Ruchama Feuerman
How to have a better sleep -- and a better life.
Chief Editor's Blog
by Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith
Overwhelmed with the news of four deaths in one week.
by Breindy Warren Lazor
Through his own pain and difficulties, and his genuine love for everyone, Rabbi Wallerstein illuminated our own path to building a relationship with God.
by Rabbi Raffi Bilek
The meaning of the Hebrew alphabet’s first two letters.
by Bluma Gordon
Time-honored practices and mental exercises to help you be your best self.
by Dr. Leslie M. Gutman
Passover relives the moment when the Jewish nation were all in.
by Debbie Gutfreund
Learning how to run towards, instead of away, from our challenges.
by Gavriel Lakser
If Pharaoh’s actions are imposed upon him by God, how can he be held accountable and be punished for those actions?
by Renee Skudra
How a twisted Star of David became the perfect representation of my connection to Judaism.
by Yael Zoldan M.A.
Are we perpetually enslaved to our inner doubts, despair and anger?
by Jeff Jacoby
A cautionary tale about being complicit in our own oppression.
Sara Yoheved Rigler
by Sara Yoheved Rigler
The real reason Catherine Shakdam rejected Shia Islam.
by Rabbi Dov Heller, LMFT
If we have the courage to listen to our pain and learn from it, we will find inner peace and empowerment.
by Rabbi Shraga Simmons
One woman’s incredible, complex journey to Judaism – a century in the making.
by Rabbi Dr. Benji Levy
While pleasure is in the moment, happiness lasts a lifetime.
by Rabbi Ori Strum
A painter accidentally threw our mezuzahs into the garbage.
by Rabbi Tzvi Sytner
Concrete lessons from a miracle I personally witnessed.
Purim shows us how to accept living with the unknown.
There’s more than one way to be a Jewish hero.
by Eitiel Goldwicht
How to live a life filled with happiness.
Because he knows what he's willing to die for, he knows what he's living for.
by Tamara Ezekiel
Adele was really on to something.
by Sarah Pachter
Jim Cleamons, coach to Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Scottie Pippen, on the key ingredients to reach your greatness.
Have you thanked them?
by Rabbi Mikhail Zalman Dubov
Anytime the professor, a pastor, pondered a question about Jewish practice, she’d call on me and wait for my answer. I never had one.
by Benjamin Elterman
Facing a towering dungeon boss, you already have what you need to be victorious.
Turn "Can I?" to "I can."
Inspiring lessons from the America's Got Talent contestant who recently passed away from cancer.
Like you can't get buried in a Jewish cemetery if you have a tattoo.
It's easy to change the world. Start with a smile, and see where that leads you.
by Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair
How the Rabbi of Bluzhov and his friend were miraculously saved from death.
by Rachel Ginsberg
By his mid-twenties celebrity photographer Jared Bernstein was part of the inner circle of rock stars, actors, and real estate moguls. Why did he walk away from it all?
by Donna Pellar
And discovering the healing power of forgiveness.
They're not flaws – they're inclusions that make them so precious.
How can I “give” something to my father who is no longer alive?
The intricate science and philosophy behind reconciling the lunar and solar calendars can leave one speechless.
Choose life. Because the alternative is death.
by Rabbi Dr. Yosef Lynn
College students struggle figuring out what they’re going to do with their life. Here’s some practical guidance.
by Miranda Portnoy
How I stopped looking to the future and learned to make the most of now.
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