About the Author


Ronda Robinson

Ronda Robinson is an award-winning writer with a passion for inspirational, Jewish, and health and fitness stories that change lives. She is the author of Beyond Politics: Inspirational People of Israel (Mazo Publishers, Jerusalem/Jacksonville, 2011), http://israelbeyondpolitics.com. She lives in Atlanta, Ga.


Orthodox Jewish Housewife behind Secret Deal to End the Holocaust

A new book reveals the fascinating story of Swiss Jews who convinced Himmler to destroy Auschwitz and stop exterminating Jews.

Cookies for Israel: Help Set a World Record

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Risking Life to Perform Mitzvot in Bergen-Belsen

Every morning under his barracks, Amram Deutsch put on tefillin and said the Shema.

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

A Soldier’s Return to Germany to Avenge His Family’s Deaths

Henry Birnbrey, a Kindertransport survivor, helped liberate a death train in the heart of Nazi Germany.

Holocaust Suitcase Packs Stories of Survival

Paula Gris’s childhood ended at age three.

Blown Away by Love: Atlanta Hosts Over 1000 Jewish Evacuees

A storm of giving and compassion is unleashed, creating unity and camaraderie in its wake.

On Sunday the Rabbi Disappeared

With no money or phone, for a few days Rabbi Ilan Feldman slipped off the grid to experience a nomad’s life.

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

A true story from Buchenwald, witnessed by Rabbi Lau when he was a young boy.

The Jew who Financed the American Revolution

Haym Salomon’s financial risk-taking helped establish America.

From Egyptian Muslim to Defender of Israel

Hussein Aboubakr Mansour’s harrowing journey from oppression to freedom.

Deborah Lipstadt and Denying the Holocaust

In a British court, the American professor had to prove David Irving knew he was lying in claiming the Holocaust never happened. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

From Baptist Minister to Orthodox Jew

Moshe Boldor’s harrowing odyssey from hunted renegade in Communist Romania to freedom in the U.S. as an observant Jew.

Friendship Forged in Dachau

Sidney Shafner was one of the first U.S. soldiers to reach Dachau, where he saved Marcel Levy.

My Yoga Teacher’s Murder Became the Sound of the Shofar

Randy Smith’s death propelled me to go beyond my perceived limits.

Staying Jewish Against All Odds

Raised by Christians as part of the Kindertransport, a 7-year-old girl clings to her Jewish identity.

Sherzad: The Kurdish Jew

Nothing will deter him from standing up for his beliefs, even a terrorist attack that cost him his arm.

Born Inside a Cave

Hershel Greenblat’s incredible story of resistance and freedom.

Marcel Marceau Saved Hundreds of Holocaust Orphans

The pantomime artist’s greatest performance: risking his life to save others.

Oldest Man Alive is a Jewish Holocaust Survivor

Yisrael Kristal is 112 years old and views his life as a miracle.

Solitary Confinement in Iranian Prison

In his cell, Josh Fattal embraced his Jewish identity and turned to Jewish practice for comfort and sustenance.

Macy’s Moguls: The Straus Brothers

The rags to riches story of Isidor and Nathan Straus.

One of the Greatest Jewish Philanthropists You Never Heard Of

Julius Rosenwald, the Jew who created over 5000 schools for African Americans across the US.

Survivor of the Voyage of the Damned

Henry Gallant was a passenger on the doomed SS St. Louis that fled Nazi Germany but was refused entry.

Israel’s Water Technology Going Global

The country that made the desert bloom is sharing its know-how with developing nations.

When Emory Expelled Jews

The university has apologized for its shameful anti-Semitic treatment of Jewish dental students decades ago.

Faith after Heartbreak

After his wife’s sudden death, Rabbi Hirshy Minkowicz is determined to live with meaning and joy.

Nobituary

One Jew’s creative way to help people quit smoking. Whoopi Goldberg is on board.

Finding Home

The incredible determination and faith of Ben Hirsch, a German boy left orphaned by the Holocaust.

Shmoozing with the Stars, Except on Shabbat

In a business fed by 24/7 connectivity, Cory Richman is available 24/6.

Saving a Child’s Heart

Dr. Lior Sasson operates on children from Angola to Zanzibar who otherwise would not have the medical care they need.

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