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Purim is the opportune time to work on piercing through the darkness and strengthen your connection to God.
Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
Children went from being our employees to our bosses, replacing responsibility with entitlement.
The Arabs of Egypt are screaming for the rights that the Arabs in Israel already have.
Eighteen years after a series of deadly terror attacks leading up to Purim, a unique quilt helped stitch together broken hearts.
My groovy, let's-all-make-aliyah theme song that describes the various major redemption moments of the past century.
Matthew McConaughey and finding God in mysterious places.
Where is our shame?
Our eldest son is acting out in strange ways. Is this a passing phase or a cry for help?
Sometimes it is through the darkness that we can bring out our greatest light.
How to find God.
There’s an Esther, Haman and Mordechai in all of us.
How to bring more love and joy into your own marriage.
It’s Purim time, is everyone happy? If not, try these tools with your kids.
If it is, here’s an important Purim silver lining.
Three keys to peering into the soul of the person you’re dating.
Although they mean well, these three words are like a knife digging deeper into my heart.
7 tips on how to really thrive while being single.
Delve into some mind-boggling concepts in this exploration of the Jewish definition of God.
Read each word carefully... and all its secrets will be within your grasp.
Is God needed to create the universe?
Practical and relevant insights on the weekly parsha.
Advanced-level midrashic and Kabbalistic illuminations on the weekly parsha.
Lessons, stories and discussion questions for parents and kids.
An in-depth video series exploring Esther’s true role in the Purim story.
Watch the Purim story come alive.
Amazing infographic to SHARE with your friends and family about Judaism's most fun holiday.
Summing up the Purim holiday: They tried to kill us, we won, let’s eat.
You voted for the three best jokes of the year and here they are!
With the Sochi Olympics now over, let’s go back 100 years and imagine what a Russian “Olympics” in these shtetls would have really looked like.
Are you surprised to hear an Academy Award winning actor thank God so publicly?
Purim and your unique role in life.
A big picture overview capturing the meaning and joy of the holiday.
The only failure is not trying.
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January 16, 2014 6:23 PM
Thank you for your wonderful summary!
My father passed away on Tu B'Shvat! How wonderful to receive your uplifting message!
January 16, 2014 4:52 PM
Illuminating the Spirit of MLK, Jr. in the deepest Roots of TuB'Shevat
Something very special when the 85th Birthday of MLK,Jr. falls close to the Jewish New Year for Trees: to weed out hate and sow the seeds of peace. For the tree of the field is man.
January 16, 2014 12:40 AM
Toda rabah Aish for always adding to knowledge to my mind and and proud Jewish heart <3
January 15, 2014 10:39 AM
Tank you for the so easy but helpful drawing. It is an graphic image easily to interpret especially for children (and adults too).
January 15, 2014 3:49 AM
Great illustrations and very well explained - helps me when attempting to explain the event to people who are unfamiliar with the holiday.
January 14, 2014 10:48 PM
Wonderful, exciting and informative. Thank you. Beautifully presented!
Wonderful, exciting information to the likes of me, who was not brought up in Torah an traditional information! Thank you for beautiful presentation.
January 15, 2014 10:20 AM
All we did was plant a tree & eat figs!
I was brought up in a Torah true atmosphere & still never learned anything interesting about Tu B'shvat until I read the Aish articles. Thank you Aish for making this holiday real & relevant!
January 13, 2014 8:17 PM
I really love your series of infographics for the holidays! They are so much fun to read through and very informative. Awesome job!
January 9, 2014 10:53 PM
Great job Aish! Beautiful!
Thanks for all the lovely posters and articles enriching the Tu B'Shvat experience; I appreciate them.
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