A Jewish Man’s Experience With Mental Health Care

My father had been a rabbi in our synagogue for as long as I could remember. Everyone looked up to him for spiritual or personal guidance. They were always courteous to our family, too, to the extent that people wanted to know how we lived our lives outside of the congregation. In truth, life at…

The Jewish Family Of Today

  Source: pixabay.com   The history and principles of the Jewish family can be associated more with the Torah than by the telltales of the 1950s. As Jews, we are deeply connected to our biblical origins in relation to the family organization than we are to ‘The Cosby Show.” To be able to understand the…

How To Push Back Pandemic Anxiety (From A Rabbi’s Perspective)

The COVID-19 pandemic presents a unique and challenging situation where it creates a considerable amount of anxiety and stress. For some individuals, the situation allows a gain of control over their emotional and mental strength. But for most, the struggle results in a significant fall back into their overall well-being. So when trying to manage…

Why Kids Should Attend Motivational Conferences

One habit that my children have adopted through me is listening to motivational speakers. From Tony Robbins to Suze Orman to Nick Vujicic—we have seen and heard them all. This has inspired us to attend a series of motivational conferences 2019, which has given us so much information about succeeding in life. Some parents at my…

Ultra-Orthodox Israelis Defying Pandemic Home Quarantine Orders

As the world is curiously taking precautions in keeping the pandemic at hand, some communities are defying orders. These individuals are specifically the ultra-Orthodox community in Israel. The spread of Coronavirus for them seems like a disease they can shrug off anytime they want. So even though there are issued tightened response and movement restrictions…

Why Should Students Get Leadership Training Early?

Student life needs to be injected with summits like the 2017 Leadership Event. I understood that way back when I was in the academe myself, after watching and listening to Steve Jobs talk animatedly about his work. At the time, I was always the follower—sometimes even the rebel. It never occurred to me to take…

Things You Should Know If You Are Marrying A Jew 

When you are about to marry someone out of your religion, it may be a huge and life-changing decision, especially when marrying someone Jewish. Getting married to a Jew is not entirely impossible for a non-Jew, but it can be hard. Conflicts of holidays, beliefs, and also cultural differences are just some of the things you might…

The Role Of Men And Women In Judaism 

The different roles of men and women in society have long been associated with religion and its teachings. Especially when it comes to the religious teachings about the family’s well being, gender roles are inevitably and profoundly talked about.      

10 Interesting Facts About Jewish Marriages 

Savoring the pleasure of the world is a teaching of Judaism that is embedded in the minds of the Jewish people. Too much materialism, however, has generally been established as something that leads to negative and damaging things. In contrast to this notion, Judaism teaches that with the proper attitude and usage of the physical world, holiness can be obtained.      

The Shidduch Process  

Nowadays, men and women take a longer time to settle down and build a family. It can be caused by several factors such as financial stability, sexual preference, educational background, and economic status. Even religious beliefs and morals play a significant role in marriage longevity and family formation.