The Sephardi Rabbi and the rapper

Rabbi Simon Benzaquen builds bridges in Jewish communities around the world.Judy Simon, 9/20/2019, 3:43 AM

Beating cancer with joie de vivre and laughter

Ahava Emunah Lange manages to meet life's greatest challenges with an upbeat attitude and a sense of humor.Judy Simon, 7/26/2019, 5:10 PM

Lag Ba'Omer: The secrets of the bonfire

Judy Simon delves into Lag Ba'Omer and the bonfires. Gather round, Secrets revealed.Judy Simon, 5/23/2019, 1:20 AM

When kids find a new path: Love, love and more love

Batya Ruddell shares stories and advice for families of kids who have paved a new path.Judy Simon, 4/16/2019, 4:40 PM

Relax and get ready for Pesach

Chava Dumas teaches essential steps to make your Pesach preparations fun.Judy Simon, 2/26/2019, 1:03 PM

The senior journalist shares almost a century of history

World's oldest active journalist: A7's own Walter Bingham. Listen to his life story woven with all the historical events of the last centuryJudy Simon, 2/15/2019, 3:20 PM

Adversity: Spiritually uplifting and artistically inspiring

Marci Wiesel talks about how the most intense year of her life lifted her heart and improved her artwork.Judy Simon, 1/11/2019, 2:02 PM

Small town girl finds a home

Ester Silvers found her "Over the Rainbow" in Shilo, Israel.Judy Simon, 1/8/2019, 5:29 PM

Once an Egyptian, now a Jew

An Egyptian girl worked two years in a Jewish school. Years later she discovered she's also a Jew.Judy Simon, 12/28/2018, 12:43 AM

Exclusive: Hollywood screenwriter to Jewish filmmaker

Tzvi Fishman left the glittery Hollywood lifestyle to pursue the pure gold of the Torah and Israel, and he's still making films.Judy Simon, 12/13/2018, 3:00 PM

Hellenism in the lead: What the Maccabees fought against

The dominant culture was all the rage. Hellenism seemed so right. What does Hanukkah really teach us?Judy Simon, 12/5/2018, 7:08 AM

Child of the Holocaust, Surviving Every Day

Rabbi Joseph Polak was three years old when the Holocaust ended. His survival story is still unfolding.Judy Simon, 11/16/2018, 3:54 PM

Lenny Ravich shares the secret to a happy life

Laughing to good health: Living in the moment and laughing your way to a better life.Judy Simon, 10/19/2018, 7:02 AM

Yehudit Abrams: Bringing Early Detection Home

She created the MonitHer, and won first place in the WeWork start-up competition. But that's far from all.Judy Simon, 10/5/2018, 4:23 PM

The making of a pro-Israel activist

Eitan Behar combats anti-Semitism. His first lesson in activism was at the age of 15.Judy Simon, 9/28/2018, 5:40 PM

The rabbi who never gives up on a child

Rabbi Eliezer Krakover on education, discipline, and loving every child.Judy Simon, 9/14/2018, 4:08 PM

How a Vietnam vet became a diver in Israel

Sender Bransome has seen it all and done it all, and proves that G-d created the world.Judy Simon, 9/7/2018, 5:04 PM

No more shame: Abuse and infidelity in the Jewish home

Even in the "best of homes" there may be secrets lurking. Shifra is a survivor.Judy Simon, 8/30/2018, 7:25 PM

Ari Goldwag: Gifts from G-d

The former child star of Miami Boys Choir talks about music, about overcoming fears, and about music from G-d.Judy Simon, 8/21/2018, 2:45 AM

The Fine Line Between Life and Death: The Hospital Rabbi

Rabbi Jason Weiner is a hospital chaplain. He guides people through intense moments in life, death, and everything in between.Judy Simon, 8/17/2018, 6:30 PM

Beating BDS at its own game

Lev HaOlam sends 1,000 packages of made in Yesha products each month.Judy Simon, 8/9/2018, 3:43 AM

The Satmar hasidim who chose to love the State of Israel

Different and loved ones: Joel is part of a small but growing group of hasidim who love Israel.Judy Simon, 8/3/2018, 6:24 PM

Still in love after all these years

Writer Varda Eptein shared her life-long love affair with the Land of Israel.Judy Simon, 7/27/2018, 4:44 AM

40 positive days for Israel

The 40-day challenge is a new idea, but its roots are in our Torah, and it may just become a yearly national challenge.Judy Simon, 7/20/2018, 5:55 PM

The neo-Nazi who changed my life

David Yehuda Yates shares tales of terror and miracles.Judy Simon, 7/13/2018, 4:06 PM

Chaya Malka Abramson: Trial By Fire

This superwoman saved her children and her grandmother from their burning home. Now she helps burn patients.Judy Simon, 7/6/2018, 6:35 PM

Touchdown: From the NFL to Torah

Yosef and Emunah Murray: Why did the ex-NFL player and his wife convert to Judaism?Judy Simon, 6/29/2018, 5:41 PM

Jews and the non-Jews who love them

When a non-Jew recognizes that the Torah is true, from whom do they learn Torah? Dr. Rivkah Lambert Adler has the answer.Judy Simon, 6/18/2018, 2:14 AM

Torah and the Big Bang in complete agreement

Professor Nathan Aviezer: Scientific evidence agrees with Torah regarding the creation of the universe.Judy Simon, 6/7/2018, 11:42 PM

Football, the Military and Judaism

Avi Eastman's journey includes a conversion while serving in the US army in GermanyJudy Simon, 6/1/2018, 4:42 PM

Can We Talk About Intimacy?

Rabbi Natan Alexander, teacher, counselor and author, says we need to learn to speak more openly about intimacy. It's in the Torah.Judy Simon, 5/25/2018, 5:59 PM

Americans for and in Jerusalem

Yisrael Medad came to Jerusalem to study in 1967, and found himself in the middle of a war.Judy Simon, 5/11/2018, 1:44 AM

Chaya Ben Baruch: Mom or Angel?

In addition to raising ten children, half of whom have Down Syndrome, Chaya Ben Baruch has also donated a kidney to a stranger.Judy Simon, 5/4/2018, 6:23 PM

The Internet quiz that led me from Christianity to Judaism

Malynnda Littky's journey from an inner-city black child to an Israeli Jew.Judy Simon, 4/13/2018, 6:14 PM

Painting the future: Baruch Nachshon, holy artist

Baruch Nachshon, artist extraordinaire, discusses his paintings, Jewish art, and living in Hevron.Judy Simon, 4/5/2018, 11:53 AM

Dancing through tears

One mother's unusual method of commemorating her daughter's death through an evening of dance.Judy Simon, 3/15/2018, 11:53 PM

Jew by choice: Conversation with a convert

A fascinating interview with a Vietnam era American who moved to Israel and converted to Judaism.Judy Simon, 3/9/2018, 2:44 AM

Meet the real Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

The rabbi who founded the city of Efrat is sometimes seen as controversial. Meet the real Rabbi Riskin.Judy Simon, 2/23/2018, 2:10 PM

Nehora: Lighting Up Tel Aviv

Rabbi Amichai Ayal went from teaching Torah in a pub to teaching in the heart of secular Israel. And the crowd is thirsty for Torah...Judy Simon, 2/16/2018, 4:06 PM

Living on after burying a child

Arthur Rabinovitz shares his raw pain at mourning the death of his child.Judy Simon, 1/26/2018, 3:14 AM

The rabbi for a cleaner web

Rabbi Yaniv Hanya accidentally discovered the extent of religious youth dabbling in dangerous internet. He decided to do something about it.Judy Simon, 1/12/2018, 1:46 AM

Michael Netzer: Lebanese son, comic artist and Jewish settler

Druze Batman & Superman artist becomes Jewish-Israeli super-hero creator.Judy Simon, 1/5/2018, 7:06 AM

Rachelle Fraenkel: Tragedy and unity

The mother of one of the three boys kidnapped and murdered shares the tragedy, the grace, and the blessings.Judy Simon, 12/22/2017, 6:24 AM

Many mothers, many angels

Rena Quint survived the horrors of the Holocaust because of six mothers and many angels.Judy Simon, 12/1/2017, 1:51 PM

Haya Baker: Healing the body and the soul

Divine Integration Healing is a method for healing oneself or others.Judy Simon, 11/29/2017, 5:28 AM

Rabbi brings hope to Jews and Muslims of Malmo

Meet the rabbi who changed the rules of the game between Muslims and Jews in Sweden.Judy Simon, 11/9/2017, 11:07 PM

Learning Torah from a Navajo woman

Rabbi Shaul David Yudelman shares his ecological, multicultural journey back to Torah.Judy Simon, 10/11/2017, 11:20 AM

Vietnam Vet Gone Farmer Makes Hevron his Home

Radio: David Ramati met G-d for the first time in a foxhole in VietnamJudy Simon, 10/21/2016, 4:19 PM

3D art fusion and Levitic singing techniques

Spiritual Creativity: Miriam Jaskierowicz Arman is an artist, an author, a poet and a teacher of a unique singing technique.Judy Simon, 10/14/2016, 2:55 PM

The Power of Words: Yaacov Peterseil

Word Power: Yaacov Peterseil, writer, editor, publisher and rabbi, uses words to change the world.Judy Simon, 9/16/2016, 8:11 AM

Yemenite Singer Inbar Tabib comes full circle

Inbar Tabib's journey to becoming a singer-songwriter includes lots of El Al flights as a stewardess.Judy Simon, 9/2/2016, 1:13 PM

Make Marriage Thrive: Find Blessings within Challenges

The author of "That's Why I Married You!" teaches us how to turn around marriages on the rocks.Judy Simon, 8/19/2016, 8:18 AM

Filling the hole in my soul

A peace activist who had never found peace, Leah Neuberger was 31 years old when she first met her own religion.Judy Simon, 8/12/2016, 7:48 AM

Modesty: More than just clothing

Yocheved Nadell uses her fashion design and illustration skills to enrich girls' ideas of modestyJudy Simon, 8/5/2016, 6:36 PM

Beating cancer with Joie de Vivre and laughter

Ahava Emunah Lange manages to meet life's greatest challenges with an upbeat attitude and a sense of humor.Judy Simon, 7/29/2016, 3:42 AM

Frank Mecklenburg: Thirty years in the Third World

After 30 years in an undeveloped country, what made Frank Mecklenburg choose to convert and make Aliyah?Judy Simon, 7/22/2016, 4:06 PM

Ari Goldwag: Music from G-d

The former child star of Miami Boys Choir talks about music, about overcoming fears, and about gifts from G-d.Judy Simon, 7/15/2016, 3:30 PM