Join 400,000 Aish subscribers
Get Email Updates
Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
Purim is the opportune time to work on piercing through the darkness and strengthen your connection to God.
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.
Independent sources confirm many of the major and minor characters of the Bible.
Dressing modestly states: I am defined by who I am inside, not by what I look like on the outside.
Purim teaches us to appreciate the world's awesome beauty, amidst so much chaos and horror.
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.
April 13, 2013
Directed by Shalom Tzvi
Helen (Chaiah) Schwab,
April 21, 2013 1:49 PM
Very well done; one suggestion...
Music and images are well matched and inspiring. One request/suggestion: add a photo of yeshivah boys defending the old city in the War of Independence.
April 16, 2013 12:00 AM
Absolutely beautiful! A precious dream held in hearts for so long, a miracle in the desert.
April 15, 2013 10:02 PM
The Land of Milk and Honey!!!!!
More blessings for Israel
April 15, 2013 1:14 PM
Thank You Hasem for all You have done for us. You remember Yourr promises to a thousand generations Tehellim 105:7-11. All we have we owe to You and You alone. There is no other G-d like You in the heavens, on earth or under the seas.
April 20, 2013 12:45 AM
Thank you for sharing. Beautiful indeed!
April 14, 2013 8:41 PM
Baruch HaShem may He bless all of Israel with more blessing success and light!
April 14, 2013 7:07 PM
Wonderful country and wonderfully inspiring people.only those who truly love the land could have achieved such a miracle as the state of Israel.
April 14, 2013 5:07 PM
Truly an inspiration to the world
April 14, 2013 2:31 PM
Israel, a nation of miracles. So proud.
April 14, 2013 8:40 AM
Thank you for a beautiful and touching picture history.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.
A skillful presentation by U.S. Senator James Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) on the Senate floor, March 4, 2002.
Incredible ideas for how to help Israel at this crucial time.
Aish.com readers share their enthusiasm for Israel.
When I told people that my husband and I, with our five kids in tow, were moving to Israel, they thought I was crazy. At some level, I wondered the same thing.
From King Solomon to Einstein, exploring the meaning of some of the best Jewish quotes.
Practical tools for anger management.