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10th of Tevet – The Tenth Descent to the Tenth of Tevet – Teves 5782

The Tenth of Tevet marks the beginning of the siege on Jerusalem―then we begin to realize that there are dates in the Jewish calendar that are not such happy occasions…

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Tevet: A Month of Contradictions – Teves 5782

The problem with the Realm of Chaos is that it has a few screws loose -- its lights are not connected to its vessels.

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The History of Hanukkah They Didn’t Teach You in Hebrew School – Teves 5782

Delving into the history of Hanukkah to understand the deeper meaning of the holiday.

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The Month of Tevet and Practical Steps to Dealing With Anger – Teves 5782

Feelings of jealousy and anger are indicators of a need for greater connection with ourselves and G‑d. The inner work of Tevet asks us to be grateful for what we have—to take responsibility for what shows up in our lives, and work on forgiving and opening our hearts. Our freedom lies in moving from being reactive to being able to make conscious, heart-centered responses in the face of challenge.

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The Highest Ranking Elected Orthodox Jewish Woman in U.S. History – Teves 5782

Striding through the halls of the Maryland House of Delegates, 29-year-old Dalya Attar is an anomaly: the highest-ranking elected Shabbat-observant female in U.S. history.

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When G-d Gives You Lemons, You Have to Figure Out How to Make Lemonade – Teves 5782

Meet from Australia, Minna Lederberger, a double amputee, and Shelley Kline, a 48-year-old Melbourne mother of three, diagnosed with Uveitis, an auto immune disease when she was eight and from which she eventually lost her sight in the eye.

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How to Stop Being a Victim and Attain Happiness – Kislev 5782

You have control over your thoughts, words, and actions. You have no control over everything else.

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When Cancer Came Knocking – Kislev 5782

Everyone dies, some sooner than later. It's how we choose to live our lives that matters.

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How I Discovered I was Jewish – Kislev 5782

How I Discovered I Was Jewish - Finding My Jewish Roots in China

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Chanukah Insights and Stories – Kislev 5782

Explore the inner meaning of Chanukah in this collection of thoughts, essays and thought-provoking articles.

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