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When my younger brother was about 11, he decided he did not believe in God.

Bailey Roos
Promotional still from 13 Reasons Why of a scared teenage girl standing in front of high school lockers

The Torah is filled with horrible stories. Though we paint Noah’s pretty ark on nursery walls with animals two by two, the real story is that of a flood that kills all life on earth.

Dr. Betsy Stone and Michelle Shapiro Abraham
Womans feet barefoot on jagged rocks

On day three (or was it four? Trazadone made evenings blurry), I realized that this wasn’t working: I was barely out of my mid-20s and found myself inpatient in a psychiatric hospital three times.

Sharon Rosenblatt
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This week marks the halfway point in Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month.

Jane E. Herman
Blond mother looking down as she tries to soothe a crying baby she holds in her arms

My beautiful, screaming daughter was born May 30th.

Rabbi Sandra Cohen

This year, the Hebrew month of Elul, which precedes the High Holidays, coincides almost exactly with September, which is

Deborah Greene

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to consider how we can help prevent and treat mental illness – including the agonizing scourge of clinical depression, which too often results in suicid

Rabbi Edythe Held Mencher, L.C.S.W.

Whoever saves one life, it is as if he has saved the whole world. – Talmud

Deborah Greene

In June, I saw a post in a local Facebook group that intrigued me: "Stop! Take a break! Join us for Group Meditation in the City."

Sharon Mann

Here's something that you probably don’t know about Israel: Israelis are very happy.

Rabbi Eric Yoffie

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