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Passover night and we are living it up… A Passover musical parody to Uptown Funk. Yankele, get the stretch!
This Passover set yourself free.
These seven beautiful children were my next door neighbors.
A letter to my children for the Seder.
Passover connects our children to something larger than themselves.
The Jewish people ache with the Sassoon family. We cannot speak; we have no words.
A powerful reminder that money isn’t everything.
Violinist Bronislaw Huberman saved hundreds from the Nazis. The amazing story behind Joshua Bell’s priceless Stradivarius.
I hate confrontation and let things slide until things boil over and I explode.
Three central lessons from the Passover story.
If a raging sea is blocking you, sometimes the best thing to do is to jump in.
Cleaning out our egos and bad habits in preparation for Passover.
This Passover, let’s take Gabriel Sassoon’s heartbroken words to heart.
Courage, compassion and connection can disempower shame.
Passover’s inspiring message of hope.
Dating and the Tinder Revolution.
Yes it can work. Here’s how.
Attaining the self-assurance you need to achieve true intimacy with another person.
Passover is brimming with symbols of slavery and freedom.
A new book explores the unique nature and incredible survival of the world’s holiest language.
Why did God make the slavery worse before redeeming the Jewish people?
A fun Passover board game for young children. Print and play!
The building blocks of the Jewish people is the family.
Matzah symbolizes hope, especially this year.
Three different recipes – Ashkenazi, Sefardi and Exotic Persian.
This Passover, how are you going to break free from your own status quo?
Did you know, the TSA has special regulations for security checks on passengers carrying handmade matzah?
Q: I’m cleaning out my kitchen, and I found two slices of frozen pizza. Should I split up the two slices among my 8 kids, or go to the store and buy MORE pizza so no one will feel left out?
We dreamed of the end to racial injustice. But today, a new racism is hitting close to home.
What if Moses had Facebook?
Aish.com’s parody from Disney’s Frozen.
June 16, 2012
June 18, 2012 12:05 PM
Especially love those who others do not love.
As a descendent of Christian, Mennonite Germans, my father who grew up during WWII, he taught us the importance of standing up for the Jews regardless of what others were saying. He ingrained that in each of us children so much that three out of four of us have made trips to Israel to be a blessing, and I lived there for a while. We have all resolved to never be known as another German Christian who does harm to anyone Jewish. If I have offended any, it is purely out of ignorance which is one reason why I subscribe to aish: so that I can learn and thereby hopefully, not offend any Jews again. I appreciate my father's stand for what is right and hope to replicate his attitude. So far as it is in my ability to do so, I want to live at peace with others.
June 21, 2012 6:27 PM
Sir/Ma'am, as an active-duty Jewish Chaplain (USA) I am always deeply moved by Christians who accept me and respect my traditions. I am grateful and honored to know such wonderful people who continue to support me and Jewish personnel. Thusly, may G-d bless you and your family. May He repay your kindness and acceptance of the Jewish people. May your father's memory be a blessing and an advocate for you in Heaven.
June 17, 2012 8:03 PM
Don't be ashamed, upset abt being Jewish - even when others dis u abt ur Jewishness & threaten u because UR people 'killed' their 'Lord' . . . .
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