Looking to God for answers in horrible times isn’t a rational thing to do. That may be why it’s so valuable.
And Mayor Eric Adams is following the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s model in making that distinction clear
When I lost my wallet, there was only one person who could help me find it
Why praying is the only New Year’s resolution you need
How I found the right words to say before surgery
How does He spend his divine time?
‘May their memory be for a blessing’ has its gentile moment during the pandemic
Three times a day, Jews are asked to do something very difficult and essential to our well-being
Children’s books reflect on the importance of thankfulness
How facing a plane crash changed my personal theology
It’s not an excuse for inaction but an assertion of our own power
To repent, you must first know yourself, which means taking a break from technology’s distractions
The first time I tended to an ailing patient in her home, it was a healing experience for both of us—in part because of a shared prayer
Getting lost at summer camp made me rethink what psalms mean to me
I neglected my health after my 16-year marriage ended abruptly. Then I turned to God for answers.
Becoming disabled made me question everything I thought I knew about Judaism. Then it brought me back to the religion in a way I’d never thought possible.
Blood, sweat, and tears. And prayer.
A writer reflects on her decision to lay tefillin at a Conservative day school, despite it being frowned upon