Shabbat Shalom - The Big Picture
“Why me? Why my son? Why can’t he just be like the other children?” Almost as soon as I had formulated the thoughts, a new thought came to me
A Hospital Encounter Made in Heaven
The father of the sick child said he would become religious if he would see yeshiva students studying in the middle of the night.
Conservative Female Rabbi Crosses Lines and Becomes Orthodox
In a open article publicized this week, Einat Ramon explains why she abandoned Conservative Judaism and her belief in authentic Judaism.
Tehilla Mark: “Our Father Always Said That Every Bullet Has Its Address”
“It’s hard, it’s painful, and we’re trying not to break. We get up and fall, cry and dry our tears”
Avichay Shanti: "I Want to Raise My Children as Jews"
In a open-hearted confession on his Facebook page, Avichay Shanti — an Arab in the process of conversion — expresses the angst of an Arab who fell in love with Judaism
Sojourns in Hollywood
David Sacks shares his thrilling life story, on how he became a writer for television shows in Hollywood and how he eventually discovered the beauty of living a religious Jewish lifestyle
The Wild Spiritual Ride of a Hollywood Screenwriter
Renowned screenwriter of some of Hollywood's biggest hits, including Shrek 2, The Smurfs and the Rugrats Movie, shares the story of his own religious journey, his discovery of Judaism and his life as a Torah Jew in Hollywood, now he travels around the world speaking about his experiences, and how to find meaning in today's competitive world
Story of a Dedicated Life
Rabbi Grossman has built a city from the ground up, transformed the lives of thousands of at-risk children, revolutionized Israel’s prison rehabilitation system, and won just about every national prize there is. Hear the fascinating story of a true hero
Tales from Tinseltown - Being a Good Jew in a Materialistic World
David Weiss, the renowned screenwriter of some of Hollywood's biggest hits, shares the story of his own religious journey, his discovery of Judaism and his life as a Torah Jew in Hollywood. In an inspiring and intriguing presentation, he inspires wandering Jews to find purpose in their lives and reconnects established Jews with the joy and excitement of living a religious life
Music from a Jewish Perspective
Alex Clare has been nominated for five World Music Awards and sold millions of albums. But what does it take to stay true to Torah values in the world of rock-and-roll superstardom? What sacrifices need to be made along the way? This is Alex Clare's story
Kabbalah vs. Eastern Mysticism
Dov Ber Cohen reveals to us the extraordinary tale of how his travels to the Far East brought him to Jerusalem, where he discovered within Judaism the exact philosophies and ideas that he was pursuing in Asia.
Watch: Rivka Malka Tells Her Story
Watch Rivka Malka tell her fascinating story, how she came closer to Judaism
From Islam & Christianity to Judaism
The Amazing story of Nissim Baruch Black (born Damian Jamohl Black). Originally a non-Jewish secular artist under the name D. Black, he released two successful albums. After a hard life and a long journey of soul searching in Christianity and Islam he retired and started to focus on his conversion to Orthodox Judaism. Nissim, an American rapper and producer from Seattle, Washington, has returned under his new Hebrew name Nissim, and has begun writing from a more religious standpoint.
"Donating a Kidney is Like Giving Birth"
Chayim Ehrenfeld, a Hidabrut employee, donated a kidney as part of the Matnat Chaim organization. In a special interview, he talks about his decision to donate and the extraordinary experience of providing life and health to a Jew in need.
Tzaddik Pays Electric Bill For Soldier In Need
Some people will not stand by when they see a person in need, but what occurred on a train this week in Israel was truly a remarkable act of benevolence.
Attitude of Gratitude
Tzipi Caton shares inspiring lessons for life based on the challenges she faced while fighting a life-threatening illness
Coming Full Circle - A Jewish Woman’s Journey through Christianity and Back
Penina Taylor was brought up in a secular Jewish home. At one point she gets heavily involved in Christianity, eventually finding her way back to her Jewish Roots. Listen to her fascinating and inspiring life-story through Christianity and back
I Told My Husband: "We Have To Adopt A Child With Down’s Syndrome"
Chaya and Yisrael Ben-Baruch, more than just being a couple, are truly an inspiring phenomenon. Their story begins in Long Island, New York, switches to Alaska and concludes in the holy city of Safed. It contains significant challenges, searches for authentic Judaism, refined characters, devotion to unwanted Down's Syndrome children, and a surprise happy ending which proves that sometimes reality goes beyond the wildest imagination. A portrait of loving kindness at its most potent.
From Martial Arts to Chasidut: The Story of Dror Pirus
Dror Pirus wanted to improve his knowledge of natural forms of healing, but in the end he found the natural cure for his own soul- the Torah.
From Asia to Aliyah… and Back
Rabbi Dov Ber Cohen traveled to the Far East searching for the meaning of life. How did he eventually discover his true roots? Be inspired by his thrilling life-story, words of wisdom and advice