spirituality

A Jewish Guide to Dealing With Loneliness

Human loneliness is baked into the fabric of creation, but we do have tools to lessen its sting.

God is Suffering

A close read of four biblical verses offers a powerful insight into one of the most challenging questions religion has to answer.

Spiritual Well-Being in Times of Crisis

Seven "postures for the spirit" to cultivate peace in difficult moments.

How to Experience Shabbat as Redemption

The sea of Sabbath rules and restrictions can be overwhelming. Here's how to experience them as joy and freedom.

The Kabbalistic Secret of Kissing

What the Zohar teaches about love-making and the coming of the messiah.

How to Experience God in Your Body

Jewish wisdom isn't just meant to be intellectually understood, but embodied. Here's how.

How to Get Started with Jewish Meditation

Resources for beginners looking to start a Jewish meditation practice.

The Earth as a Source of Wonder

The Jewish practice of blessing natural phenomena awakens us to the fact that the earth is a wonder, a witness, and a spiritual mystery.

How to Talk to God

The Hasidic prayer practice of hitbodedut — talking to God freely in one's native tongue — helps to build intimacy over time.

The Jewish Spiritual Path to Character Development

We humans come factory-equipped with latent godly qualities and the capacity to actualize them through our words and actions.