Join 400,000 Aish subscribers
GET EMAIL UPDATES
His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.
Choosing more than one valedictorian distorts the value of equality.
Should I let my teenaged son hang out with his friends or should I insist on a plan?
Spending three days with non-religious Israelis, I discovered surprising things about them, and myself.
Monty Hall’s best deal changed his life.
As a child of Holocaust survivor, it's hard for me to imagine that my child will openly declare his Jewishness to everyone.
We all want to live in a world where goodness triumphs over evil.
Should you wait for a sleeping patient to wake up?
Every moment is being recorded for posterity.
Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?
One day, we're all going on a long journey. We need to take along enough nourishment to last for eternity.
I knew I possessed super powers. I just had to sort through the baggage of a few generations to find them.
Thoughts on lighting the 20th yartzeit candle.
Even though my parents divorced, my father always played a crucial role in my life.
Sometimes our advice is not only wrong, it’s hurtful.
How do I assess when things are stuck, versus moving slowly forward?
For starters: there’s no such thing as bashert.
Three practical steps to help you find your soul mate.
What can happen when we see everything as being fully within our grasp and under our control.
The Bible's major role in the creation of the United States and its democracy.
Seven remarkable milestones that defy historical patterns and fulfill ancient prophecies.
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.
The meaning behind the tears.
The Jewish national period of mourning.
A 22-page thought-provoking compendium of insights and inspiration
to enhance the day.
A fascinating overview capturing the meaning of the holiday.
Chasidic Israeli filmmaker Rama Burshtein’s fascinating film is almost as fascinating as her own story.
Has anyone who’s against the NSA’s policy of phone and email tapping come up with a better way to find terrorists?
Is there value in still knowing Yiddish today?
A short video for Father's Day.
How to tap into your potential.
A peaceful way to stop Iran.
March 13, 2010
April 5, 2013 12:14 PM
how can Americans help?
What could I do as an older women to help with what you are doing?
November 23, 2012 12:50 PM
why is not this information passed on to the correct medias that have clout ie. the New York Times
September 18, 2012 6:28 PM
Nitsana - A True Hero of Israel
I know of the excellent service Nitsana and her husband act in regard to Islamist terror in Israel. I have been on the “Ultimate Mission to Israel” arranged by Shurat HaDin. During the mission, we spoke to politicians, military-people, and people working undercover for the military-intelligence. Last, but not the least, listening to Nitsana Darshan-Leitner’s quiet voice about the effort to eliminate the terrorist’s money-flow showed us the hard work behind the scene of the court.
Nitsana is a true Hero of Israel making support to Jews overseas, because we see a screwed approach to a dehumanizing warfare from the enemy.
July 4, 2012 8:58 AM
As a woman who stayed home while raising my large family, I know the true sacrifice you have made! There is no one like you. May Hashem give you a 'brit shalom' and may you have much nachat from your children. Their mother's love of hashem and klal yisrael must make them very proud of you!
May 2, 2012 5:19 AM
I have a question
Why, then, do Israeli doctors brag about giving free health care to terrorists and their families? The do not stand idley by their brothers' blood -- they aid and abet the terrorists! Please say something about that.
February 5, 2012 6:25 AM
I heard her speak in November, she is an inspiration to everyone. She may feel guilty about not seeing her children, but what her children see their mother doing is quite a lesson to them..and to all of us!!
February 3, 2012 3:50 PM
More starvation -Required
Great Idea. Souce of Lavish oil fund flowing to terroist organisations accross the world is the ROOT CAUSE OF present chaos . Required more drastic action to stop the Fund . Up to a level succeded. Still need to do more to the World Peace .
October 24, 2011 9:19 AM
This is very good news!
I'm appreciative of the fact she gives of her talent.
It inspires others to find a way to give help and to give compassion. In short it makes helping others doable instead of feeling as if you carry a heavy burden.
October 18, 2011 5:54 AM
Thank you and may Hashem bless you greatly
Thank you for your tremendous work. May you and your children be greatly blessed.
September 4, 2011 1:21 PM
This woman is doing a wonderful thing
May hashem bless you with Hatlacha Amiti in all that you do. Ktiva Vechatima Tova.
August 30, 2011 4:11 AM
God bless you darling. What a big thing you are doing for your brothers and sisters. I pray for you now to suceed X
February 3, 2011 2:45 AM
Sue Carter in England
Hopefully someone can contact Darshan-Leitner to advise her that Carter can and should be sued in England, if any of his books have been sold there. England is notorious for having the most lax libel laws where the defendant must prove that he did not commit libel. This is used with regularity by Islamofascists.
January 29, 2011 1:37 PM
Praise the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob!
A beautiful example of the scripture stating "He that keepeth Israel neither slumbers or sleeps. " This woman is a modern day Deborah.
December 22, 2010 3:29 AM
Shalom from india with love
June 14, 2010 4:59 AM
As all the stories here this one is beautiful, these stories make me everyday the proudest person in world for being jewish and I am sure there are many like this one. So that is why I would like you to post a video from a holocaust survivor who was killed in the Virgina Tech massacre, his name was Liviu Librescu and gave his life to save his 22 students. I think he deserves to be here. Here there is a beautiful video about his life and waht hi did.
please post it or make another one about him.
Thanks and here there is a comment I found about him that says what important and special he was and could be for many people.
Someone on youtube, "This Story is so Amazing, I thank him for what he did and I give my sorrow's to his family and friends. He was a Holocaust Survivor, he saw most horrible things. You would think he would run, but no.. he stayed and fought the killer not letting him in. I think this story should be used to tell people that other people from other countries can do great and noble things in a country they don't even come from. It would really help the racism issue".
June 11, 2010 1:21 PM
What a wonderful lady!
What a wonderful lady and the organization she works for! Never give up! Many in the world stand with the Israeli people against the inhhumanity of radical Muslims.
May 6, 2010 6:31 AM
Greetings from Serbia!
May 5, 2010 4:51 PM
i am arabe musulmanand i love israel,i am with you against islam and térorisme and love you
April 18, 2010 7:23 PM
Brilliant Information, incredible people, what gifts you are.
Have only just started to watch. I love and admire and am greatly moved by what I see and hear about the Jewish Nation. You are a gift to this world and they don't know it,
I am humbled, I love and thank you all for the treasures you give us
April 14, 2010 2:59 AM
You are the kind of people that dont stay watching how things happen; you make things happen...
Thank you and all of you who fight against terrorism.
April 3, 2010 7:35 PM
This is a fantastic war on terror, How can we help ? I am sure the non-fighting rest of the world, that wants to root out terror, can help in terms of time and effort here
March 31, 2010 4:50 PM
may u go from strength to strength ,,,,the jewish people and the free world thanks you ,, g-d blesss you
March 31, 2010 1:09 PM
Blessings and assistance
I am deeply appreciative of the work you are doing and you should be blessed a million-fold, B'H. I have studied the law in Australia, and if I can be of any assistance to your great mission, please let me know by email, or by joining me on Facebook - Shanti Rachaman. I am a Jew and I LOVE Israel
Chag Sameach v'shalom,
March 25, 2010 7:22 PM
Thank you for all you do
Thank you for the work you do. I know it is a sacrifice to do all that you are doing, we all know that. Believe me, I know I do not speak only for myself, we are grateful and support you. May G.d bless you for great success in your work, and for precious sweet times with your family. You are among the nobility of our nation!
March 25, 2010 5:41 PM
You are a brave and strong woman. As a mother I understand the sacrifice you are making. Thank you. I have posted your video on my facebook page so others can see it. Now I will search your site to find out how I can donate money to your cause.
March 24, 2010 4:47 PM
Follow the Money
HaDin understands how the funding of illegal activities and terrorism is achieved. Unless you have great power you must combat this in steps just as she is doing. It isn't easy. The groundwork for this terrorism has been ongoing for at least 25 years. Follow the money. Get to the roots of the money that is available in those banks. Look at where sums of money has disappeared in business and pension funds. Look at the organizations who aren't held accountable for the money that flows through them. Some are being outed now, such as mismanaged charities. It's all about the money, and the steps the money goes through to make it difficult to trace. You will soon be shocked. This lady knows, and needs another hundred people just like her to carry on this work.
March 22, 2010 12:57 AM
This was an extremely interesting and informative video. I can’t believe how one woman is slowly putting a stop on terrorism by bankrupting them through the international banks. Wow! It is also wonderful to see justice for those that have been hurt by terrorism. Kolakavod!
Joy and Paul Kaplan,
March 19, 2010 1:22 PM
Well done Nitsana. The work Shurat HaDin does is unequaled and deserves all the support it receives. Thank you for all the work that you and your staff do in helping Israel and Jews around the world.
March 19, 2010 3:28 AM
I hope that we can all use you as an example and take responsibility to awaken and empower our nation.
THANK YOU SO MUCH !!!
March 19, 2010 2:23 AM
wow you are truly humbling. may g-d grant you strength and success.
March 18, 2010 8:19 AM
Simply wonderful person!!!
March 17, 2010 11:25 PM
May you continue to have strength and insight to carry on your Holy Works, and may you and your family be richly blessed for your sacrifices
March 17, 2010 11:25 AM
Mazel Tov! Great work!
Thank you for your great work! You´re right; we can´t just sit there and do nothing! I´m sorry that you can´t spend as much time with your family as you would like to, but you are doing this so that other families will not be destroyed! May you and your kids be richly rewarded for what you do!
Leah Rochel G,
March 17, 2010 3:00 AM
Thank you for your hard work and dedication! I'm sure your family is proud of you.You are a hero.Be strong ,Be healthy,Be Happy and Be proud of your accomplishments.May you continue to have much success for our homeland: The HOLY LAND and bankrupt terrorism for good.
March 17, 2010 12:29 AM
what you're doing for benei yisroel is totally amazing. i hate the terrorist attacks and I'm so happy to see their efforts being hampered.
may G-d bless you for all that you are doing for the Jewish nation.
March 16, 2010 11:00 PM
Your work is a humongous mitzvah! As the Talmud says, if someone saves 1 life, it is as if he/she saves the world. I believe that you are saving many, many lives with your work. Please continue your efforts! I understand what you said about missing time with your kids, but they will grow up extremely proud of their mother. You are a wonderful role model to them! I wish you a lof of luck and will pray for your success!
March 16, 2010 8:46 PM
Congratulations on your great work. Now if we could only have the Israeli courts institute the death penalty for these monsters so there is no chance of them repeating their deeds (Samir) or being used as bargaining tools I think that would take another bite out of terrorism.
March 16, 2010 6:13 PM
Thanks for the enormously important work you do to destroy terrorists.
Kol hakavod! You've been so wonderfully successful bankrupting terrorism. Other than murdering the terrorists, you've discovered a significant way to destroy terrorists!
March 16, 2010 5:19 PM
I've shared this on my Facebook page. Nitsana is a true hero, now all my friends & family will know it.
March 16, 2010 1:42 PM
March 16, 2010 2:25 AM
March 16, 2010 1:14 AM
In the United States we have the Patriot Act, which logs all transactions of money transfers to people and what country.
March 15, 2010 11:22 PM
We belive in you!! Go for it
את נפלאה ונהדרת
March 15, 2010 10:06 PM
Nitsana, you are a hero in the full sense of the word. You saw a situation that was wrong, thought of a brilliant solution. And most amazingly, you carried it through!
Thank you for all you've done.
March 15, 2010 9:08 PM
Discouraging the source of economical support is like cutting of the veins and arteries of terrorism. You are doing an awesome work. I pray one day our people may be dignify with the land that truly belongs to us
March 15, 2010 6:53 PM
Thank you. May G-d be your help in everything you do.
i am sad to see how many times we are not doing enough to stop terror finding - i hope that this will be a wake up call. i cannot take a leadership in it, but i would like to help.
March 15, 2010 6:52 PM
how i can help
how i can hel for darshan prog.
March 15, 2010 4:35 PM
YES, STOP THE FLOW OF FUNDS
An excellent way to squeeze and stem the life-blood of terrorism. This strategy needs to be stepped up and banks that act as the conduit for the flow of funding to terrorist groups need to be named and shamed! Well done Israel Law Centre for identifying this law.
March 15, 2010 2:44 PM
thank you! What a wonderful video to see how Israelis are fighting back against the butcher Hamas. One day I pray Hamas will only be a bad memory of what once was.
March 15, 2010 1:41 PM
A true hero!
inspiring video! nitsana you are doing amazing work. Keep it up! this is a great series of films
March 15, 2010 1:03 PM
I would love to volunteer, give money or support her and her agency in any way I can. Is there any suggestions of how to do this?
March 15, 2010 12:57 PM
Pray for Israel
Our hearts and our thoughts are with you as you fight for the rights of Israel.
March 15, 2010 12:56 PM
A great woman, a great cause
Thank you for fighting in this most noble cause. Everyone, victims of terror as well as all citizens around the world owe you a great debt for your continuing work on our behalf. Flight terrorism and terror sponsoring nations now!
March 15, 2010 3:06 AM
Jews worldwide owe you a huge debt of gratitude, Nitsana. Congratulations for the work that you have done until now and that which you will undoubtedly do in the future! You are a light unto the Jewish people. Everyone should know that Jewish blood will not be spilled in vein. Much success in all you do!!
March 15, 2010 2:45 AM
Keep up the great work!
March 15, 2010 2:42 AM
I am humbled by what she and her organization is doing. Although I live in the U.S., Israel is always in my thoughts and prayers. Am Yisroel Chai!
March 14, 2010 9:46 PM
Thank you and your family
I know what it means to do something for our people and how it affects our family. Thank you from the heart for all you do
March 14, 2010 8:08 PM
a good feeling of justice
Sounds like a really good feeling of justice to go after terrorist organizations like Hamas and de-fund their terror programming. The MSM really does need to realize that the root of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians is Hamas' aggression, not the Israeli "occupation" - there really is NO occupation that Hamas is fighting against, because every time the Israelis have asked the Palestinian leadership for a compromised peace deal, they've said no every time. But all too often, there is a lot of passion and rhetoric against Israel such as accusations of expanding settlements and the security wall, but lacks much truth and logistics on how excellent Israel's security really is. So, how dare the MSM call Israel's retaliation and responsiveness as disproportianate, when in fact Hamas is really the root to the problem - there is no occupation in Israel to make a case against. Technically, Hamas is occupying Israel since they are a terrorist organization firing rockets into Israeli cities. Therefore, Israel will take relentless action against her enemies after attempts to accomodate them. All in all, Israel is the righteous and Hamas is the Phillistines!
March 14, 2010 8:07 PM
and much, much success with your incredibly important work!
March 14, 2010 7:58 PM
that's real work...if only there were more people like Nitsana.
March 14, 2010 6:14 PM
Nitsana is a role model for all of us...this is a great and moving film.
March 14, 2010 5:35 PM
Nitsana is a Jewish Hero
She does an outstanding service to the civilized people of the world. and is deserving of financial assistance.
Stephanie J Lambert,
March 14, 2010 4:58 PM
I am so Proud of everyone who endevours in these efforts . God bless you
March 14, 2010 4:34 PM
All the Honour to you,
You are a symbol for Justice.
Toda raba, in the name of all my family where ever they are - especially however in Israel.
Shalom, kol tov!
March 14, 2010 1:37 PM
thank you so much for your hard work on behalf of the klal
your work is incredible, thank you for standing and watching over our people. May G-d bless you and your family with good health and success wherever you may go.
Display my name?
Your email address is kept private. Our editor needs it in case we have a question about your comment.
Friends of Michael Levin, 22, mourn his death and remember his inspiring life..
If I turn my back on Israel, I am the one defeated.
This really is an army like no other.
Roi Klein's extraordinary act of self-sacrifice