Dennis Rosen

Dennis Rosen

105 Articles

A Year of Hope and Optimism

In our current troubles, it seems that baseless hatred is becoming more widespread and toxic. Although it’s easy to be pessimistic about the upcoming year, there are powerful reasons to believe that redemption is imminent. 

Morale Booster

In today’s stressful world, we can all use some encouragement and optimism. But where do we get that? From the Exodus story!

Revitalizing Our Prayers

Our main work during Sefirat Ha’Omer in preparation for receiving the Torah is to improve interpersonal relationships. It's important to set aside time for prayer for Am Yisrael and to do acts of kindness. How can we energize ourselves to do that when we already have a packed daily schedule?

Feel Good Now

Can you feel good without having to run after the objects of your desire? Is it possible to feel good right now? YES! Read on...

Thanks for Winter!

It's easy to complain about winter… but it has many silver linings, besides some empowering reminders for us during hard times.

The Best Medicine

The famous writer, Norman Cousins, had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and given only a few months to live. How did he manage to live another happy and healthy 20 years?

Catch Them Doing Something Right

If you see someone doing something admirable, give him immediate and specific feedback. Feedback is the breakfast of champions! When you see the good in others, you’ll see the good in yourself!

A Year of Gratitude 

A juicy orange, a deep breath of air to fill your lungs, a cup of coffee at breakfast... What's the big deal? It's a VERY big deal! Read on...

Giving is Living 

As we progress through the three weeks of mourning for the destruction of the Holy Temple and our extended exile, let’s remember that the cause is baseless hatred. This can only be remedied by fostering love of Yisrael, both within ourselves and others.

All in The Name

Prayer can be frustrating and disappointing. Instead of an intimate meeting with your loving Father, you find yourself chasing after the most ridiculous thoughts. Can anything be done to keep your focus??

It’s A Miracle!

Rabbi Akiva taught that there were 50 plagues in Egypt and 250 plagues at the Yam Suf. If you think that’s a lot of miracles, think about the thousands of miracles that occur in your body at every moment! Nothing is “natural” or by chance!