Spirituality

Alone on Valentine’s Day

Judaism’s heightened sensitivity to others.

Health and Spirituality

It’s a mitzvah to take care of your body.

Paying for Kosher Food

When you spend money on a mitzvah, you never lose.

Memorial Boards in Cuba

Instead of building memorials, let’s invest in building the future generation of Jews.

Conflicting Emotions

Life is full of moments of happiness and sadness, all at once.

What’s Harder: Marriage or Parenting?

Here’s my answer, and I want to hear what you think.

Disney Princes and Jewish Women

Women's critical role in the story of Hanukkah.

Being In Israel at this Difficult Time

Remembering Ezra Schwartz.

Stranded by Friends Getting Married

I’m happy for my friend, but I’m also jealous.

My Wedding Anniversary

Who you marry is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.

The End of Carpool

22 years of memories.

Pray for Others First

The secret to getting your prayer answered.

We All have Challenges

It’s how you frame them that makes the difference.

Where Should We Live?

Practical advice on choosing a community to live in.

Family Crisis

Some people rise to the challenge; some run away.

The One Thing

What is the most important thing on your to-do list? Do that first.

All Boats Rise

All Jewish organizations are in the same ocean. So let’s help each other succeed.

Dreading Yom Kippur?

It’s not a day you’re supposed to feel guilty.

A Good & Sweet New Year

Because sometimes what’s good isn’t so sweet.

Free Ranging Children

Should parents let their kids walk to school by themselves?

Donating a Kidney

Should you tell your parents?

Professional Fun Day!

I was dreading it. I could not have been more wrong.

Hard-Earned Wisdom

Helping others by sharing insights you gained through your life experiences.

Making the Effort

When it comes to being there for others, don’t hesitate. You won’t regret it

A Day of Mourning

What is the meaning of Tisha B’Av?

Parenting as Whack-a-Mole

On a scale of 1-10, how hard is the challenge of parenting?

Howard Stern’s Daughter Observes Shabbat

And so does Donald Trump’s daughter.

Giving Positive Feedback

At home and the workplace, focus your attention on what people around you are doing right.

God Bless America

One thing I love about America is that as a nation they are not shy to talk about God.

Hiring People with Disabilities

A unique café is bringing out the best in people.

My Advice to Fathers

Dad, your kids are craving for your praise.

My Husband’s Gift

He recently surprised me with an unusual gift that shows he cares.

Jewish Bigotry

The recent protests in Israel by Ethiopians reveal an all-too-common hypocrisy.

Spending Time with One Parent

When was the last time you spent time with just one parent?

Torah: The Ultimate Self Help Book

So many tools for growth gleaned from modern psychology are found in the Torah.

Don’t Tell Mommy (Marriage Part 2)

When a child confides in only one parent.

How Husbands and Wives Talk to Each Other (Marriage Part 1)

How do you speak to the most important person in your life?

Why Do We Gossip? (Part 4)

Putting people down to raise ourselves up.

From Pain to Joy

Celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut in Israel.

When Sharing Derogatory Information (Part 3)

Fulfilling three necessary conditions.

Going to Freedom

Cleaning out our egos and bad habits in preparation for Passover.

What Is Gossip? (Part 2)

Any form of communication that reflects negatively on someone unless there is a positive, constructive purpose.

Israeli Taxi Driver

He isn’t just a taxi driver. He is a real person.

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