Growth

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Seek and explore personal growth with Aish20’s. We offer many unique experiences to help you expand your knowledge, nurture your soul and your relationships and work on your own personal growth.

Spirituality

The Spiritual GPS

By Sara Yoheved Rigler  How to replace anger and negativity with feelings of joy and love. At the hors d’oeuvre reception before a fundraising dinner, I was conversing with a friend, whom I’ll call Joan. Out of nowhere, Joan made a scathing remark directed at me....

My Husband Is a Porn Addict in Recovery

By a wife of a porn addict My anger, pain and sadness are being replaced with hope, respect and admiration. It has not been easy. “I need to be transparent with you,” my husband said. And I froze. Those dreaded words. Those honored words. Those words that I’ve heard...

Why I Choose to Dress Modestly

By Leora Eisenberg While Victoria’s Secret Angels are free to go bare on the runway, am I no less free to cover up in public? If one more person tells me that I need to be “liberated,” I’m going to have a fit. The moment someone catches a glimpse of my covered limbs...

The Spiritual GPS

By Sara Yoheved Rigler How to replace anger and negativity with feelings of joy and love. At the hors d’oeuvre reception before a fundraising dinner, I was conversing with a friend, whom I’ll call Joan. Out of nowhere, Joan made a scathing remark directed at me....

Philosophy

Finding God

By Rabbi David Aaron  Exploring the Jewish definition of God.

What Is a Jew?

By Rabbi Moshe Zeldman  Are we a religion, a nation, a race, or something else altogether?

Buddhism, Judaism, and The Great Cheerio Fiasco

By Sara Yoheved Rigler   Many Jews turn to Buddhism to rise to spiritual heights. Judaism says, "Take the whole world up with you." For 17 years, I meditated, usually three times a day. My goal was to attain a state of elevated consciousness which the Hindus...

Relationships

The 10 Commandments of Marriage

By Bluma Gordan Because the most basic marriage principles are often the hardest to implement. 1. Be Pleasant What makes a decent human being makes a good spouse, too. Greet your partner with a smile. Practice saying “please”, “thank you", and “I’m sorry”. No matter...

Jews, Non-Jews and My Anti-Semitic Girlfriend

By Elliot Newman  We were hurtling toward marriage despite my closeted interest in Judaism. One drunken night changed everything. I had been dating Jennifer for a year and a half. Things were getting serious. My friends were all starting to get engaged or settling...

Why So Many Young Jewish Couples are Divorcing

By Slovie Jungreis-Wolf 4 keys to understanding the crisis facing singles and marriage today. At a recent forum on singles, dating and marriage, a father stood up and asked me, “Why is it so hard for our singles to commit today? Why do we hear about so many young...

A Disastrous Dating Mistake

By Rabbi Dov Heller  Being aware of your feelings and having the courage to be emotionally honest with another is essential to dating, and something many people aren't very good at. The inability to be emotionally honest is a major reason why many dating relationships...

8 Dating Rules You Should Break

By Aleeza Ben Shalom Debunking common misleading advice. With all of the dating advise flowing in from family, friends and the internet, it’s a challenge to filter out all the well-intentioned but unhelpful tips. To help debunk the misleading advise that you may be...

Finding Love during the Pandemic

By Dr.Yvette Alt Miller   Experts share strategies for dating during the pandemic. Covid-19 has changed the way we work, shop, learn, and socialize; it's also changed the way couples date. Thanks to the pandemic, meeting people and getting to know them is harder than...

Ten Ways to Marry the Wrong Person

By Rabbi Dov Heller  Blind love is not the way to choose a spouse. Here are practical tools for keeping your eyes wide open. With the divorce rate over 50 percent, too many are apparently making a serious mistake in deciding who to spend the rest of their life with....

Ten Signs of Emotionally Healthy Relationships

By Rabbi Dov Heller  Is this relationship healthy? Many people don’t understand what an emotionally healthy or mature, romantic relationship looks like. As a result, they can get into unhealthy relationships and wonder why they’re having so many problems. These ten...

Self – Development

Heroes of Israel

Heroes of Israel: Poverty's Angel Aryeh Lurie is keeping the promise he made as a hungry child. Sarah Zoabi: Proud Muslim Zionist By Rabbi Shraga Simmons   One Arab Israeli woman’s fight against radical Islam and the high price she pays for speaking her mind. Heroes...

Fish Love

By Hanan Harchol  An animated film on the Jewish view of love.

Why I Choose to Dress Modestly

By Leora Eisenberg While Victoria’s Secret Angels are free to go bare on the runway, am I no less free to cover up in public? If one more person tells me that I need to be “liberated,” I’m going to have a fit. The moment someone catches a glimpse of my covered limbs...

Five Levels of Pleasure

By Rabbi Noah Weinberg  Life is full of pleasures. But some are a quantum leap above the rest. What pleasures does a parent want his children to enjoy? Good food, fun vacations, tennis, music. Wonderful! But when they turn 25 and would still rather play tennis than...

The 48 Ways to Wisdom – Audio series

By Rabbi Noach Weinberg Way #1: Be Aware of Every Moment To achieve significant results in life, the effort must be constant. Don't waste a minute.  Way #2: Listen Effectively   When the media hits you with another message, don’t take the idea for granted....