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Dedicated in honor of parents worldwide who never give up on their kids and tirelessly pursue solutions to help them – in the hope that this will make their search just a bit easier.

Mark and Barbara Silber.


Aryeh Buchsbayew

Where Therapy, Recovery and Family Meet

Sheri and Shmuel Feld

Raising an Autistic Child

Rabbi Yaacov Haber

Anglo Olim Living in Eretz Yisroel

Dr. Rona Novick

Bully Prevention and Social Emotional Health

Ezra Max

Effective Coaching For Parents and Teens

Rabbi Naftali Portnoy

Youth Struggling with their Religious or Chassidic Upbringing

Dr. Elly D. Lasson

Career and Job Readiness

Alexander Rapaport

Masbia Soup Kitchen/Financial Support Services

Rabbi Dr. David Hertzberg

Chinuch / Education / Ivrit B'Ivrit Curriculum

Shirley Lebovics

Family Therapist & Dating Coach

Rabbi Dov Silver

Madraigos — Helping Our Youth Step by Step

Avi Epstein

Teenage Boys / Alternative Yeshivos

Heroic Mom

Mother of Abuse Survivor (Chassidish)

Rabbi Moshe Turk

Issues and Challenges Facing Baalei Teshuva

Rabbi Efrem Goldberg

Shalom Bayis and Conflict Resolution

Rabbi Aaron Spivak

Beginner Gemara Learning and Teaching

Ronald Wachtel

Challenges for American Olim & for Gap Year Students

Dr. Eli Shapiro

Digital Citizenship and Technology


Rising Above

Any conversation with a brilliant, out-of-the-box thinker like Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski is bound to develop a fresh perspective on things. With that in mind,

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What’s Inside The Box?

As a parent, grandparent, and educator and having devoted my adult life to helping people who confront life’s challenges, the matter of resiliency or lack

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Building A Life on Quicksand

Recently, I posted a comment on my website inviting teens-at-risk to submit essays to my private email address sharing their thought and perspectives on why we are

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Elevator Pitch

An ‘Elevator Pitch’ or ‘Elevator Speech’ is a short overview of an idea for a product or service. The name reflects the fact that a

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Kiruv for Our Children

Nearly eighteen months ago at an Agudath Israel National Convention, I was chairing a Project YES session where the featured speaker was my dear friend,

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The Karasick Child Safety Initiative raises awareness among parents, educators and community leaders about the danger of child abuse and the importance of child safety education. Our groundbreaking children’s safety book, “Let’s Stay Safe!,” published in conjunction with Artscroll, is currently in more than 60,000 homes and early childhood classrooms.


Our innovative Bright Beginnings division which produces skills-based curricular materials for our children. Our Chumash and Gemara workbooks and e-books, lauded by Torah Umesorah, are used in Yeshivos and day schools throughout the country. The method is based on the concept that children are served best when they are first taught the basic structure of language.