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The Murder of a Hero

The Murder of a Hero

In trying to save a life, Rabbi Nehemia Lavi paid with his life.

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Irreplaceable

Irreplaceable

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The heart of the entire Jewish people is broken.

Har Nof Rabbi Dies of Wounds

Har Nof Rabbi Dies of Wounds

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Remembering Rabbi Chaim (Howie) Yechiel Rothman who succumbed to the wounds he sustained during the Har Nof Massacre.

Mourning Dalia

Mourning Dalia

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One year ago Dalia Lemkus was murdered. It’s important to remember as many victims as we can.

A Wedding for the Jewish People

A Wedding for the Jewish People

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Her father and brother were murdered days before their wedding. Now Sarah Litman and her groom Ariel have invited everyone to their wedding.

Aish HaTorah Rabbi Murdered in Terrorist Attack
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Aish HaTorah Rabbi Murdered in Terrorist Attack

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Rabbi Reuven Biermacher loved every Jew and radiated a fervent passion for Torah.

The Knock on the Door

The Knock on the Door

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Despite the unimaginable pain of losing two sons, Miriam Peretz makes the daily choice to embrace life.

Remembering Staff Sergeant Liel Gidoni

Remembering Staff Sergeant Liel Gidoni

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Liel was 20 years old when he was killed in a firefight with terrorists who emerged from a tunnel in Gaza.

It Hurts to Part from You It Hurts to Part from You

It Hurts to Part from You

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A moving tribute to fallen Israeli soldiers.

Rabbi Yaakov Don & Ezra Schwartz: Cut Down in the Prime of Their Life

Rabbi Yaakov Don & Ezra Schwartz: Cut Down in the Prime of Their Life

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A beloved educator and a beloved student were murdered last week by an Arab terrorist.

The Solution to Israel’s Wave of Terror

The Solution to Israel’s Wave of Terror

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The Jewish people’s alternative to despair.

We Will Remember We Will Remember

We Will Remember

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A song in tribute to recent victims of terror.

Dafna Meir: A Heartbreaking Farewell

Dafna Meir: A Heartbreaking Farewell

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Murdered by an Arab terrorist in front of three of her children, her family says goodbye to a special soul.

Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen

Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen

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Remembering one year since the tragedy. Rachelle Fraenkel's inspiring message to the Jewish people.

A Tale of Two Heroes

A Tale of Two Heroes

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Personal glimpses of young men who gave their all for Israel.

Heroes of Israel: Roi Klein Heroes of Israel: Roi Klein

Heroes of Israel: Roi Klein

Roi Klein's extraordinary act of self-sacrifice

Max’s Mission

Max’s Mission

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The short life and heroic death of Max Steinberg.

Remembering Our Fallen Soldiers

Remembering Our Fallen Soldiers

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The Gaza war means a particularly sobering Yom Hazikaron for Israel this year.

Defending David Gordon

Defending David Gordon

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His death has not been declared a suicide, despite what you may have read on the Internet.

Fighting for Life in Har Nof

Fighting for Life in Har Nof

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When my grandson and son-in-law got caught in the line of fire.

The Jerusalem Massacre

The Jerusalem Massacre

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Even tragedies have degrees.

God Does Not Work For Us

God Does Not Work For Us

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I thank God for bringing the boys back home.

The Unified Nation Theory

The Unified Nation Theory

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Thoughts from the funeral of the three teens.

Saying Goodbye to Sean

Saying Goodbye to Sean

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Sgt. Sean Carmeli fell in battle. The Aish HaTorah community – and the people of Israel – mourn his loss.

A Tribute to Our Fallen Soldiers A Tribute to Our Fallen Soldiers

A Tribute to Our Fallen Soldiers

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A song dedicated to the brave Israeli soldiers and the unity of the Jewish people.

Those We Lost Those We Lost

Those We Lost

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A music video dedicated to the fallen of the 2014 Gaza Conflict.

The Tragic Death of Daniel Tragerman

The Tragic Death of Daniel Tragerman

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A timely message from the Book of Daniel.

David Gordon: Death of a Lone Soldier

David Gordon: Death of a Lone Soldier

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A tribute to David Menachem Gordon through his own moving words.

Three-Month-Old Baby’s Funeral

Three-Month-Old Baby’s Funeral

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My thoughts and feelings after attending the heart-rending funeral of the baby brutally killed by an Arab terrorist.

Killing a Dreamer

Killing a Dreamer

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An Arab terrorist killed Karen Yemima Mosquera, a convert from Ecuador, but he could not kill all her dreams.

Israel Mourns

Israel Mourns

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With tensions rising, the country mourns the tragic murder of two young people in two separate incidents.

(Not So) Ordinary Har Nof

(Not So) Ordinary Har Nof

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Har Nof is unremarkable on the outside, but extraordinary from the inside.

Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky: Big Man with a Big Heart

Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky: Big Man with a Big Heart

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Fighting the terrorists in the Har Nof shul, he undoubtedly saved many people's lives.

Rabbi Moshe Twersky: Students Speak

Rabbi Moshe Twersky: Students Speak

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Two Aish rabbis recollect studying with Rabbi Twersky.

Life and Death in Har Nof

Life and Death in Har Nof

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An update from Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller.

Hope for Heroism Hope for Heroism

Hope for Heroism

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After nearly losing their lives protecting the Jewish nation, injured Israeli soldiers are helping other injured soldiers.

Six Days in October

Six Days in October

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Nineteen years ago Nachshon Wachsman was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists.

The Year Without Purim

The Year Without Purim

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18 years after a series of deadly terror attacks, a unique quilt stitches together broken hearts.

One Family’s Loss

One Family’s Loss

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Yosi Karkash was killed in the Second Lebanon War when a Hezbollah rocket landed on his platoon, killing him and 11 comrades.

Gates of Heaven: A Yom HaZikaron Video Gates of Heaven: A Yom HaZikaron Video

Gates of Heaven: A Yom HaZikaron Video

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A video for Israel Memorial Day.

Barricades of Prayer

Barricades of Prayer

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My summer with Israeli soldiers confronted my fear of living.

At the Crossroads

At the Crossroads

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With gratitude to the young men who fought for our freedom.

The Rabbi and the Professor

The Rabbi and the Professor

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A true story for Israel Remembrance Day.

Our Soldiers

Our Soldiers

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The idealism and faith of Israel's Army.

Seven Questions: Mother’s Pain, Mother’s Pride

Seven Questions: Mother’s Pain, Mother’s Pride

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Miriam Peretz paid an enormous sacrifice – twice -- in defense of Israel.

Olympic Silence

Olympic Silence

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Forty years after 11 athletes were murdered in Munich, Israel still mourns alone.

Encountering Terror

Encountering Terror

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If I turn my back on Israel, I am the one defeated.

Helping Victims of Terror

Helping Victims of Terror

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Liora Tedgi’s bargain with God.

The Gift of a Second Chance

The Gift of a Second Chance

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I will never forget that moment of eerie silence – the silence of those who were dead in every seat around me.

A Bravery Fiercer than Death A Bravery Fiercer than Death

A Bravery Fiercer than Death

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The tragic yet inspiring story of the 35 heroes of Gush Etzion.