A potential convert helps the Rabbi understand the secret message which has kept Judaism alive.
Even after years of working with kids, Rabbi Gewirtz realizes how much his own children can teach him about child rearing.
March 13, 2017
When results are emphasized instead of process, students learn the grit and determination they need to truly achieve their dreams when they graduate.
February 16, 2017
A prayer that the incoming President will have the strength of body and spirit to lead our country in a way that benefits all Americans.
January 19, 2017
When meeting with a Palestinian activist and an Israeli settler results in shared lessons... and an even deeper lesson in their unifying messages.
November 28, 2016
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.