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.
by Debbie Gutfreund
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.
Chief Editor's Blog
by Rabbi Nechemia Coopersmith
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.
Your mission is to play the best music you can with the tools you were given.
How to be open to receiving and deciphering God’s personal message.
by The Layers Project Magazine and Rachel Cohen
It’s time to free myself from the shackles of shame.
The inability to fully grasp the nature of God is humbling and frustrating, and forces us to “live with the question.”
Know there is reason behind everything, even if we don’t get it.
by Evelyn Levine
Can Matt Haig’s book help you?
Either you believe in God, or you don’t. If you do, the commandment is redundant. If you don’t, it’s irrelevant.
One man's mission to give away all of his wealth.
by Rabbi Danny Wolfe
Incredible life lessons I learned from this massive personal accomplishment.
During WWII my European grandparents heroically fought against evil. My spiritual search would reveal my family’s shocking past.
The six ways he changed my life can serve as a blueprint.
by Rabbi Adam Jacobs
The phrase doesn’t mean what you think it means.
We can find our strengths and use them to build.
by Rabbi Hillel Goldberg
Sometimes it’s the events that seem so wrong that end up saving us.
By nature, we tend to be self-centered, lazy and mean-spirited. Empathy doesn’t come naturally; it needs to be chosen.
by Dovid Bashevkin
Jewish wisdom on how to get going when the going gets tough.
by Sofya Tamarkin
The statues forge a connection between the Polynesian ancestors and members of the community. I, too, have been looking to reconnect to the chain of my ancestors.
Inject freshness into the mundane by changing up how you do things.
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