• The Ultimate Rebellion

    There was once a young man. He was raised in a good home filled with positive influences. He had the best education in a great community. His parents set him on a straight path towards success, but he had his own ideas of what he wanted from life. And so...


  • A Light in the Darkest Night

    I pushed the door open and stepped out into the crisp evening air. As it swung shut behind me, I was plunged into complete darkness. My hands felt around until my fingers grasped the cool iron railing of the fence next to me. I moved forward, one cautious step at...


  • The Last Launch: A Search for True Power

    Sparks ignited under the main engines. Steam billowed into the air as the water jets suppressed the roar of the rocket fuel going through combustion, completely concealing the black and white body of Atlantis. A few seconds later, we saw the final launch of a United States Space Shuttle from...


  • Can We Connect?

    Yesterday was the 17th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe. On the 3rd of Tammuz in 5754, Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson’s soul was elevated beyond the restraints of his physical body, but his soul’s presence is even stronger in this world than it was in the days of...


  • Packing Lists - A final post from Israel

    When I pack for a trip, I use lists obsessively. Usually what happens is that I’ll start with a list of almost everything that I own and as time continues on, that list gets divided into four different sections: What I’m Glad to Leave Behind What I Wish I Could...