When meeting with a Palestinian activist and an Israeli settler results in shared lessons... and an even deeper lesson in their unifying messages.
Habits are hard to change... but only because our brain has convinced us they are.
October 05, 2016
Rabbi Matt Gewirtz shares an incredibly moving account of his experience being by the bed of a dying man, and the lessons he learned from the experience.
August 29, 2016
What this rabbi gained from working at a summer camp, and how it reminded him of his own time at camp and how children, and adults, gain so much from...
August 04, 2016
July 05, 2016
What turning fifty, losing a father, and celebrating ten years as a rabbi taught Matt Gewirtz about the importance of pausing for a moment to take in their power.
June 08, 2016
We are so used to discussions surrounded weight loss that involve physical solutions. But it could be just as likely that weight gain can be caused by our trying...
May 11, 2016
How the site JewBelong is trying to turn Passover, and all of Judaism, on its head: through branding.
April 18, 2016
The grievances, issues, or disagreements we may have are no reason to vote for a dangerous man. And now that Trump is so far ahead, he is dangerous.
March 17, 2016
When his parents passed away, leaving him with a collection of mementos, Matt was suddenly confronted with how... and why... he saves the things he does.