As depression and anxiety increase across the world in the wake of COVID-19, spiritual communities need to be challenged to look at the stigma they've established around the subject of mental health.
Today in America, we don't know how to argue with one another. We listen to people only to find some flaw in their language or thinking. Many people worry about saying the wrong thing. Our country desperately needs the Jewish practice of arguing as friends.
I was spiritually dry, and found myself seeking answers in an Orthodox Yeshivah. Within eight or nine months, I was completely fed up and confused. I left feeling empty. The God I had once believed in seemed far away, if He even existed.Hear Aaron Abramson's story
It was at that moment I remembered tearing Jews for Jesus posters off of a telephone pole years before. I had told my friend these people were liars, that you can’t be Jewish and believe in Jesus.Hear Shoshannah Weinisch's story
I realized that Jesus had never been anything else but a Jew, and I accepted Him into my life. Today I am very outspoken about my faith. After surviving Auschwitz, what do I have to lose?Hear Ruth Horak's story