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Is Technology Decreasing Our Happiness?

A few months ago I boarded a plane to Australia, psyched for my speaking tour, but dreading the fourteen hour ride that awaited me. I had planned to finish writing my book on the flight, but the minute I sat down, it became apparent that all I was going to do was procrastinate. Fortunately (or […]

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Mayim Bialik Weighs In On Cecil the Lion And Human Life

Editor’s Note: Yesterday Allison Josephs (aka Jew in the City) posted this Dennis Prager article along with the caption “Thoughts?” on Facebook. In his article, Prager wrote about the death of Cecil and spoke out against hunting, poaching, and cruelty to animals – all VERY against Judaism. But then he noted something upsetting: some people seem to […]

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Can Orthodox Jews Struggle With Torah?

A woman once told me that she’s too religious for her Reform temple but because she struggles with the Torah, she can’t be Orthodox. Watch below to see what I told her. If you found this content meaningful and want to help further our mission through our Keter, Makom, and Tikun branches, please consider becoming […]

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Don’t Stop Trying To #BringBackOurBoys

The day after the three teenage boys in Israel (Eyal, Gilad, and Naftali – may they rest in peace) were kidnapped (and now we know, murdered), I was the Shabbos speaker at a shul in Waterloo, ON. For my second talk, I was scheduled to speak about how I came to trust in God. I […]

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Wrestling With Suffering: When Should You Question God?

This summer I had the pleasure of hearing Wall Street Journal writer, Josh Prager; he told the story of how when he was seventeen years old, a bus he was riding on got rear-ended by a truck which left him paralyzed. While Josh was in the hospital recovering shortly after the accident, some of his […]

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“Gravity” in 3D IMAX: God And Infinity

“It’s getting incredible reviews,” my husband exclaimed with a glint in his eye as he placed Wall Street Journal movie section on the coffee table last weekend. He had been reading a review on Gravity – the new movie with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. “Spiritual, thrilling, existential” were the words being used to describe […]

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