A Terrible Deal

The Iran deal is the worst agreement in U.S. diplomatic history.

The Deal with Iran

An Israeli ex-envoy believes the Iran deal is bad for Israel, U.S. and the world.

The Knock on my Door

I was engrossed in Downton Abbey. Did I have to stop to welcome the beggar at my door?

Marijuana and Jewish Joy

Do Jews like being happy?

Sheryl Sandberg and Shloshim

Bringing the ideas of Jewish mourning into the national spotlight.

Dealing with Depression

There is a world of difference between clinical depression and having a bad day.

An Incredible Kindness

A group of Orthodox Jews transport U.S. Sergeant Jordan Adams on a private plane for critical treatment.

Help Us Win a Ramp-van

Heart-rending words from a mother of four disabled children.

Volunteer

4 lessons I’ve learned in giving to others.

The Baltimore Riots: One Rabbi's Perspective from the Front Lines

Recent events have left many of us on-edge. Here's what we can do to help.

Civil Disobedience: Baltimore and the Bible

We must speak out against wrongs, but only justice – by way of justice – is legitimate.

Under Siege in Baltimore

Bombs in Jerusalem didn’t scare me. But these riots are different.

Robert Downey Jr.’s Awkward Interview

The actor walked out of the interview teaching a valuable lesson about proper speech.

Believing Iran

Does Tehran mean what it says? Oh, yes.

Tortured in Iran

Ahmad Batebi bears witness to a brutal, untrustworthy regime.

Slavery Today

Recognizing the reality of human trafficking this Passover.

The Violin that Witnessed History

Violinist Bronislaw Huberman saved hundreds from the Nazis. The amazing story behind Joshua Bell’s priceless Stradivarius.

Bye Bye Batman

I had no idea my comic collection would become so valuable.

Selma and the Jews

In our time of increasing anti-Semitism, understanding between blacks and Jews needs to be strengthened.

Netanyahu’s Churchillian Warning

Like Churchill, will Netanyahu also be ignored?

Muslim Ring of Peace

Over 650 young Muslims have volunteered to guard Oslo Synagogue on Shabbat in support of the Jewish people.

Europe Needs to Confront its Anti-Semitism

After Copenhagen, here are the next steps I wish Europe would take.

Brian Williams, Lying & the Media

Brian Williams is getting the condemnation he deserves. Why isn’t The New York Times?

ISIS and Book Burning

"I see parchment burning, but the letters are soaring free."

The Brian Williams Controversy

The pressures of high-stakes entertainment news.

Auschwitz: Past and Present

Now is the time for every Jew to pledge active involvement in confronting the growing threat of anti-Semitism.

Charlie Hebdo: All Is Forgiven?

Forgiving those who actively continue to seek your death is just another form of suicide.

The Paris Terror Attack

A long history of threats and violence, against Charlie Hebdo and other targets, has too often been minimized and ignored.

One Stitch Closer

Get inspired by Veronika, CEO and founder of The Empowerment Plan, who empowers women to become more independent.

Aish.com’s Top Articles & Videos, 2014

Revisiting the most popular articles and videos of the year.

Sony's Surrender to Terror

The greatest enemy of civilization is appeasement to evil.

Sony's Capitulation

Is America letting the terrorists win?

Anorexia and My Need for Perfection

I had to be the skinniest, the prettiest, and the smartest. Otherwise, I was nothing.

Rolling Stone’s Train Wreck

Has the time come to give up on the ideal of objective, unbiased journalism?

In Search of a Kidney Donor

Time is growing short for Jeffery Borenstein.

Infertility Etiquette

Becoming more sensitive and more aware of the pain couples struggling with infertility are going through.

To Be Free, Let Go of Hate

Straight talk in Britain's House of Lords.

John Galliano, Hear My Voice

A message to the designer who was fired for his anti-Semitic rant and just lost his case for unfair dismissal.

Aspergery

The derogatory term, used by an unnamed official in the White House, has no place in civil discourse.

Favor for a Dying Woman

Diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, Tricia Somers asks her nurse for a huge favor. An incredible true story.

Quarantining Ebola

A contemporary lesson from the Torah’s application of quarantine.

Europe’s Alarming New Anti-Semitism

Attacks and hateful rhetoric against Jews are on the rise – and it’s not just Jews who should worry.

Sukkot in the Time of Ebola

Feeling security in a hostile world we cannot control.

Living for Your Résumé ... or Your Eulogy

Can we balance our drive for success with our drive for meaning and virtue?

Yom Kippur and the Secret to a Happy Life

The connection between envy and the holiest day of the year.

Beheadings and Islam

Is there a connection?

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