The quintessential symbol of Rosh Hashana is more than just a primitive trumpet.
One of the most difficult topics in the Torah is described in this week's Parsha (Deut. 13:16): the commandment to destroy the "Wayward ...
"Finders keepers, losers weepers" is not a Jewish concept.
Everyone knows that Adam and Eve made a bad mistake in the Garden of Eden. But was their primary mistake eating from the fruit? No. A look at the ...
Death involves not just the body, but also the soul.
Saving a life is paramount in Jewish law, but organ donation is much more complex than signing a donor card.
The Sages designed the Passover Seder as 15 steps to make you enormously successful. Here's the key to unlocking the code.
A case of Siamese twins in England has doctors, judges and moralists perplexed. What does Judaism say about all this?
When Palestinians celebrate terror attacks, the media is strong-armed into suppressing its coverage. Here's why.
When a Palestinian commits pre-meditated murder against an Israeli at point-blank range, CNN merely says that a 'gunfight broke out.'
Underhanded tactics lure unsuspecting Jews into joining a Christian movement.
The reasons abound, but the result is the same: Israel is getting a bad rap in the world media.
Where's the beef? Examining the pros and cons.
With the media playing a key role in Mideast events, ensure that you're more than a passive player in the process.
Through life -- and death -- a young mother teaches us to appreciate the grand eternal plan.
Memorial Day is especially painful for the families of soldiers whose fate remains unknown.
Each word and action is brimming with power. The trick is aiming in the right direction.
Joseph Lieberman observes Shabbat and eats kosher. Is that good for the Jews?
The Colorado high school shootings show a shocked society a reflection of itself.
Selling models' reproductive services reveals a society that idolizes superficiality and externality at the expense of depth, meaning and inner quality.
For 2,000 years Jews have rejected the Christian idea of Jesus as messiah. Why?
This summer's blockbuster hit is peppered with Jewish messages, thanks in part to one scriptwriter and his own wild Jewish saga.
Are we more interested in 'getting ahead' or in doing the right thing?
He embodies some of Israel's highest aspirations, most painful memories, and the dream of Jewish unity.
The issue of Palestinians refugees is a sticking point in the peace negotiations. But who is responsible for these refugees?
The razor-close U.S. elections prove that no act, however small, goes unnoticed in the grand eternal plan.
Thirteen Jews held captive in Iran are threatened with capital punishment for spying.
Col. Ilan Ramon will orbit the earth in search of Jewish unity. An exclusive interview with Aish.com.