Perhaps if we looked at the ways trees interact so harmoniously with the world around them, we might be able to learn something deep about the political discussions in the...
A descendant of a Holocaust survivor shares how his grandfather's legacy has affected him today, both in its trauma, and in his grandfather's enormously powerful spirit.
July 13, 2016
How being transported by the music of a string quartet changed me in one moment.
May 25, 2016
Compassion is not just an action or an emotion. It's more comparable to a muscle: one that can be exercised.
April 20, 2016
An attempt to turn FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) into JOMO (Joy Of Missing Out).
March 27, 2016
Is finding and living up to our "life's purpose" worth it? Or simply a burden? And are there any alternatives?
March 02, 2016
What happens when we use meditation to explore our griefs, our dark moments, and our difficulties? Adam Lavitt explores his experience doing just that.
January 28, 2016
Bombarded with news stories of gun violence, and racist and Islamophobic rhetoric from politicians, I’ve begun to notice a numbness overtaking me. It’s a natural response to move away from...
December 15, 2015
I counsel individuals of all ages as they struggle in their relationships with friends, partners, and family members. It goes with the territory when one is a rabbi. The people...
November 19, 2015
Recently, I introduced meditation to my high school spirituality class. I joined them, closing my eyes, peeking to see how people were doing. The second time I opened my eyes,...