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Yes, it’s hard not being married, but I’ve been given an in-the-meantime-blessing and plan on using it as best I can.
The true story of an Appalachian family of 12 who converted to Judaism.
South African leader's long relationship with community veered between supportive and hostile.
Sign this petition and help save a 6-year-old Jewish boy.
How to promote Israel using social media.
Thousands of passionate volunteers are saving people’s lives with their motorcycles. Meet the Israeli who started United Hatzalah.
As Hanukkah fades, keep the light of miracles in your life.
My grandfather used to be so strong and vigorous, but now he’s slowing down and I’m scared.
When listening to others is a bad idea.
How to free yourself from excess shame.
Don’t let your fear hold you back.
Discovering that Judaism and creativity are not at odds with each other.
Working on your marriage may be the most important thing you’ll do to ensure your children’s emotional health.
Secret ingredient-infused cake, muffins, and cookies that lower fat and increase health.
Our home is not Club Med. It is not a place where anything goes.
5 critical lessons I learned along the way.
For starters, stop calling them “single.”
To all the women out there looking to marry a Manly Man.
A 7-point guide to the Jewish coming-of-age ceremony.
Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.
The significance of dreams in Jewish thought.
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.
Fasting enables us to discover what is truly important to us.
That day in the doctor's office, I lit a match and threw it onto the Holy Temple.
The Tenth of Tevet marks Nebuchadnezzar's siege of Jerusalem 2,500 years ago. What is the message for us today?
One day commemorates a variety of Jewish tragedies.
10 Things Yasser Arafat May Actually have Died From.
New Jewish words for Jewish young adults like… “gefiltering.”
How does nature inspire you?
Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.
Why should I be grateful?
Love comes in many guises.
November 2, 2009
December 10, 2012 10:10 PM
On a ski vacation in Canada, our son asked if he could light our Menorah on the lodge's mantel.When we lit, another Jewish family came over to light with us. Several non-Jews commented how nice it was.
December 10, 2012 4:50 PM
It is a lovely Story about brave parents teaching our children to love our traditions !
December 24, 2011 11:56 PM
December 29, 2009 12:12 AM
An elderly Rabbi and his wife were living in a condo where they put up a sukkah at the appropriate time. the condo association told them to take it down, and when they refused, the association imposed a fine. Neither the Rabbi nor the association would budge, and after several years of the sukkah being put up and the couple fined, the matter was finally settled in court where the couple's right to a sukkah was upheld and the association required to pay the couple a significant sum plus court costs. The following succos sukkahs were put up on many decks. As the title says, "Just Jew it."
December 20, 2009 5:29 AM
Great, here in Taylors SC we are the only Jewish family in our entire apt complex, two days ago my neighbors 10 yr old son saw the Menorah in the window a yelled "Wow Cool we just learned about Chanukah in school"
December 18, 2009 3:36 PM
Love kid friendly anything from AISH!!!
Thank you for this thoughtful "cartoon" which i watched
with my daughter several times. Really appreciate when Aish does anything kid friendly so much!!!
December 15, 2009 7:09 PM
My children, grandchildren, and myself have always had a heart for the Jews -not knowing at the time that my grandmother was 1/4 Jewish. Watching this brought what I call cold God chills to me. Thanks
December 22, 2011 2:19 AM
There is no such thing as being 1/4 Jewish. It's all or nothing. If your grandmother's mother was Jewish, she's Jewish. And if your maternal grandmother was Jewish, you're also Jewish.
December 9, 2009 12:55 PM
December 7, 2009 5:33 PM
Judaism & my workplace.
I am the only Jew in my office and when all the xmas decorations are up, I put up my menorah and and decorations .. Also, when a picture is taken of the xmas tree and my co worker, I hold up my menorah as well. I am Jewish and proud of it.
November 15, 2009 5:30 PM
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Sing along with these classic Chanukah tunes!
An Infographic to SHARE with friends and family.
Click on the song titles for lyrics and audio of your Hanukkah favorites!