Jerusalem U
Apr 13, 2014
You might say, "I don't feel enslaved right now", but the truth is, there are still so many things holding us back from who we can potentially become. Read more...
Ken Spiro
Apr 13, 2014
I don't know about you, but when I was a kid, my two favorite parts of the Passover Seder were looking for the Afikomen (and hopefully finding it and winning a prize), and opening the front door and watching the Cup of Elijah to see if the level of wine actually went down. This raises a question - why is Elijah the Prophet coming in the first place? Read more...
Hanna Perlberger
Apr 10, 2014
There is a difference between being “free” and having a “free-for-all”. Having left Egypt, the Jews were slaves no longer and by definition, were “free”. Read more...
Chava Kott
Apr 6, 2014
The truth is that we are not supposed to be constantly happy. In our Habits of Happiness course, Positive Psychology expert Tal Ben-Shahar explains that the only people who... Read more...
Hanna Perlberger
Apr 4, 2014
Gossip is only possible when we are ruled by the unhealthy part of our ego, which is rigidly self-absorbed and sees itself as wholly separate from the other person, and therefore unaffected by any pain that is caused. Read more...
Shalom Tzvi
Apr 1, 2014
This post is the second half of the article about the ideas I learned while creating Jerusalem U's course on Jewish leadership. Read more...
Beth Banks Cohn, PhD
Mar 27, 2014
If you've ever seen a Woody Allen movie, you know that he portrays Jews as neurotic and generally unhappy. It may be funny to watch, but it couldn't be further from the truth. Judaism has long been a proponent of a happy life. Here are 5 quotes about happiness & Judaism: Read more...
Jerusalem U
Mar 25, 2014
Discover age-old secrets to enduring happiness in the Happiness episode of our newest web series, Habits of Happiness (coming soon). Read more...
Jerusalem U
Mar 20, 2014
Today, March 20, is the UN International Day of Happiness! In honor of this day, we created this infographic for you drawn from our upcoming course Habits of Happiness. Read more...
Hanna Perlberger
Mar 20, 2014
Have you ever signed on the dotted line without reading the terms of the contract, where you looked for the signature line, scribbled your name, and called it a day? Read more...