Tag: Orthodox Judaism

Kosher ADHD: Surviving and Thriving in The Torah-Observant World

Kosher ADHD offers a practical yet creative approach how to transform the chaos of ADHD into a fulfilling Torah-observant lifestyle. Synthesizing Jewish insight and sensitivities with contemporary psychological theories and research, Drs. Chesner and Markowitz provide all who struggle with ADHD – parents, teachers, children, adults, and therapists – with structured guidelines to empower the ADHD […]

Unlocking Jewish Wisdom and Modern Knowledge to Achieve Health, Fitness, and a Holy Life

In response to the worldwide epidemics of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other preventable conditions, a Rabbi and medical Doctor invested 10 years to prepare the new book Body & Soul: The Torah Path to Health, Fitness, And A Holy Life. Jewish tradition has 3,000 years of wisdom on this subject but until now it […]

A Hanukkah Music Video Which Has (surprise!) Great Music

Many holiday music videos are fun to watch or have a great message. But the music? Sometimes mediocre. But Shtar, a Jewish hip hop band of Yanks and Brits in Israel has solved the problem. A holiday music video with terrific music.  Full disclosure – Shtar were clients of mine for a bit – which makes […]

For The Season of Renewal: A Classic Text Revised

The Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur period is always a time of focusing on books with ethical messages and guides to improvement.  The classic Shaarei Tshuvah: Gates of Repentance is probably a top choice for many to learn at this time. Written by Rabeinu Yonah and first published in 1505, this book is a pillar of […]

A Jewish Werewolf – Unorthodox Fiction from an Orthodox Jewish Author

Wolves are “in”. Werewolves seem to be even more “in”. A few years ago someone approached me with a book about Jewish vampires and I wasn’t sure there would be readers for it. By the time Ira Berkowitz called me about his book A Wolf in the Soul, I knew it was time. This theme seemed […]

Hush….. a book (and video) about abuse reminds us of the power & value of books

Remember a book that you read which had serious impact on how you felt about something? Well….add Hush to your list. When I asked some Jewish media thinkers & writers which books they really enjoyed reading in 2012 (this list to be postedhere soon), Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein wrote to me explaining that one of the books he read, Hush […]