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A seemingly harmless game of cards in high school led to a long-term gambling addiction…
A young man wonders if his life of dropping out and drugs has left him totally without hope…
One area that always got the best of Karol was food, which had become an addiction and obsession.
When Harry Chapin led the crowd in singing a Christmas carol, this young Jewish woman found herself crying unexpectedly.
“My Jewish husband doesn’t believe in Jesus, so how can I find spiritual harmony in our case?”
Who is the One who can unite us during the Hanukkah/Christmas season?
If Jesus is the Messiah, maybe instead of Chinese food and comedy, we should think about celebrating his birth in Jewish style.
Watch two funny Hanukkah/Christmas videos, enjoy our potato latke recipe, and learn why “Christmas is a Jewish Holiday” and why “Without Hanukkah There Would Be No Christmas.”
No matter what a person wears, to the Almighty, haute couture is irrelevant.
New York Fashion Week and Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, can find themselves tangled together in a ball of devotion and duty.
Susan Salzman, now the rebbetzin at Beth Messiah Congregation in Livingston, New Jersey, once worked in the heart of the fashion industry in New York City.
Here are a few verses from both the Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament regarding clothing and fashion.
God spoke to me just as clearly as in a conversation you might have with your friend over a cup of coffee.
Prayer doesn’t have to be formal or fancy; it’s a conversation with God.
Leah’s dreams about the shtetl always came true. Except once.
Ruth Gottlieb escaped the roundup of Jews in France, fled by foot over the Alps – and that’s just the beginning of her adventures.
Jealous of the peace he saw in Christians, Barry B. was afraid he would be betraying his people – until he met a Jewish believer in Jesus.
The son of an SS officer, Werner Oder is now grateful to God for the privilege of standing for Israel and the Jews in a world of increasing anti-Semitism.
In some cases, Holocaust survivors have not even told their children they are Jewish. I am one of those children.
Knitting is just a hobby for me. But in the Nazi death camp of Sobibor in Eastern Poland, knitting saved several Jewish women from death.
The New Testament should resonate with us Jews, not least because it reflects Jewish core values that are part of Jewish life to this day.
Tikkun olam has become a favorite Hebrew catch phrase for repairing the world. But this is not possible until our own hearts are repaired. Is there someone who can do that?
When the junk dealer’s goods appeared to be magically restored, the good citizens of Vaysechvoos was sure Messiah was at the door!
Picture this. You and your extended family – aunts, uncles, cousins, parents and grandparents – are gathered for a meal. The table is beautifully set, and a huge feast has been prepared. Many wonderful smells mix in the air. Everyone is eager to eat. The dining room has been decorated with bright, fall-colored leaves and…
I know that most people don’t think of Thanksgiving as a Jewish holiday. But I always will. That’s because during Thanksgiving weekend 1973, I experienced the most wonderful, most mind-boggling—and most Jewish—moment of my entire life. It made me truly thankful on that Thanksgiving and every day since. Believe me, what happened that weekend was…