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8 Little-Known Facts about Jewish Pirates

8 Little-Known Facts about Jewish Pirates

Some Jews turned to piracy as a way to fight against Spain and Portugal, the hosts of the brutal Inquisition.

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The First Pillar of Jewish Law: The Rif

The First Pillar of Jewish Law: The Rif

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Appreciating the trailblazing scholarly work of Rabbi Yitzchak al-Fasi.

Alaska Airlines and the Jews of Yemen

Alaska Airlines and the Jews of Yemen

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Despite enormous danger, 28 Alaska Airlines pilots made some 380 flights and airlifted 48,818 refugees to Israel.

Harry Truman’s Lifelong Jewish Friend

Harry Truman’s Lifelong Jewish Friend

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The amazing story of Harry Truman, his close friend Eddie Jacobson, and the founding of the State of israel.

Interesting Facts about Jews in Early America

Interesting Facts about Jews in Early America

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Jewish trivia for Thanksgiving.

Jews in the Wild West

Jews in the Wild West

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10 surprising facts about Jews in the American Frontier.

Biblical Hebrew: A Story of Survival

Biblical Hebrew: A Story of Survival

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A new book explores the unique nature and incredible survival of the world’s holiest language.

Macy’s Moguls: The Straus Brothers

Macy’s Moguls: The Straus Brothers

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The rags to riches story of Isidor and Nathan Straus.

Queen Shlomtzion: In the Spirit of the Maccabees

Queen Shlomtzion: In the Spirit of the Maccabees

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Another instance in Jewish history when a woman saves the day.

GI Jews

GI Jews

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Jewish Americans in World War II.

Israel & FDR’s Secret Correspondence with the Saudi King

Israel & FDR’s Secret Correspondence with the Saudi King

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FDR did not support the creation of Israel. Destiny had other plans.

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

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A long lost chapter of Jews in the Diaspora.

The Infamous British White Paper

The Infamous British White Paper

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75 years ago the “death sentence for the Jews” was handed down while the U.S. remained silent.

The Jews of Syria: A Lost Civilization

The Jews of Syria: A Lost Civilization

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Syrian Jewry’s illustrious past began thousands of years ago. Today some 50 Jews remain.

Ulysses S. Grant & the Jews

Ulysses S. Grant & the Jews

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When General Grant expelled the Jews.

Video: The Ten Lost Tribes

Video: The Ten Lost Tribes

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Large numbers of Jews were exiled and disappeared. Where are they now?

The Polish Queen Esther

The Polish Queen Esther

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A strikingly similar life, using her position of power to save fellow Jews from persecution.

The Civil War and American Jews

The Civil War and American Jews

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Why Jews should care about the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Seven Wonders of Jewish History

Seven Wonders of Jewish History

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Seven remarkable milestones that defy historical patterns and fulfill ancient prophecies.

Seven Wonders of Jewish History (audio)

Seven Wonders of Jewish History (audio)

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Explore 7 remarkable milestones of Jewish history that defy historical patterns and fulfill ancient prophecies.

Napoleon And The Jews

Napoleon And The Jews

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When the Ghetto walls came tumbling down.

Escape from the Inquisition

Escape from the Inquisition

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Publicly, Dr. Nunez was serving Church dignitaries; privately he was committing religious crimes deserving of death at the stake.

The Cantonist Saga

The Cantonist Saga

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A horrific era when Jewish boys were forced into 25 years of Russian military service.