Inspiration of the Month

The Fateful Holocaust Secret – Kislev 5781

A mother who buried her Jewish identity, and her son’s astonishing quest to reclaim it.

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From Skinhead to Jew

The incredible, true story of Frank Meeink, former white supremacist who embarked on a path to fight hate and embrace his Jewish heritage.

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I’m Yitzi Hurwitz and I Know That I Matter – Cheshvan 5781

I was talented and strong. I could teach, lecture, sing, dance and play guitar. Within two years I watched that all slip away. I have ALS and my muscles lost their functionality.

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Clean Comedy: Meet an Observant Female Jewish Comedian- Cheshvan 5781

As Michal Levitin gets up on stage to perform for the annual Conference for Chabad Women in Israel, the audience bursts out laughing. She hasn’t even opened her mouth yet. But every woman there has seen Michal perform before, and the mere sight of her almost reflexively makes them laugh.

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What I Learned From My Husband’s Final Illness – Elul 5780

It was devastating to watch as the cruelty of the mental illness began to steal his independence and the identity that he had established for himself. What was it that G‑d expected from me as we became engulfed by the darkness that seemed to control our lives?

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How One Small Mitzvah Turned My Life Around – Elul 5780

As a single mother, my life has not been easy. But raising my daughter Jessica was like walking through a sun-drenched park; she was blessed with many gifts. Brilliant, beautiful, athletic, a talented dancer, Jess was destined to achieve great things in life. She had two goals: joining the U.S. Marine Corps and hospitality management.

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Saadya Ehrenpreis: A Man With Down Syndrome and a College Dream – Av 5780

A tribute to the beloved New Yorker who defied expectations.

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How the Impossible Dream of a Chinese Girl Turned Jewish Came True – Av 5780

The amazing story of how a 15 year old girl from northern China becomes Jewish...

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We Are All Brothers – Tammuz 5780

Imagine a dream where you discover that your best friend is really your brother. For Lior Alhanati, it was no dream.

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My Journey to Judaism – Tammuz 5780

Sometimes you have to reach rock bottom in order to move up.... The story of Shira Yehudit Djalilmand's journey to Judaism

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