Living on the Frontlines of Terror

These people are risking their lives to fight for our right to live in the Jewish homeland.

Hallel Ariel's Despicable Murder

Don't let the media minimize her horrific death. Imagine if God forbid it was your child brutally killed.

Ariel's Checklist Could Save Lives

After the tragic death of their son, Mark and Ellen Newman are doing everything possible to ensure no other parents suffer what they have.

Sherzad: The Kurdish Jew

Nothing will deter him from standing up for his beliefs, even a terrorist attack that cost him his arm.

Palestinian’s Modern Blood Libel

‘Poisoning’ accusations are a Palestinian tradition.

Ninja Rabbi

Akiva Neuman uses the same skills in training to be a rabbi to compete on American Ninja Warrior.

Shattered and Whole

Being Jewish means dancing with the conflicting combination of pain and joy.

Britain and the Jews

As England goes to the polls for a historic referendum, here are some little-known facts about Jews in the United Kingdom.

6 Things to Know about Jewish Cleveland, including LeBron James

No, LeBron isn’t Jewish but he does embody many Jewish traits.

From Holocaust to Revival: Fulfilling the Promise

The esteemed rabbi recounts his moving story about his late father who was plucked from the fires of the Holocaust.

Tel Aviv & Orlando: The Big Difference

Imagine the naming of parks, institutions and sporting events in honor of Omar Mateen.

A Jewish Bucket List

Every Jew should experience these items in their lifetime.

Death and Rebirth in Poland

At the gates of Birkenau with 150 cyclists, I recited a name for a name.

Saving a Life

Living with gratitude is the essence of being a Jew.

Mekonen: A Modern Jewish Hero

Mekonen, an Ethiopian Jew, reminds us that Jewish values and Israel are worth fighting for, no matter the sacrifice.

A Muslim Speaks Out Against Radical Islam

Dr. Quanta Ahmed in an unlikely defender of Israel and Arab women.

The Arab Informant

A Palestinian repudiates the Muslim culture of violence and almost loses his life in the process. Now he’s becoming Jewish.

Thank You Israel

My top seven gifts I’ve received from my beloved homeland.

The Yiddish Speaking Latino Cop

Working to protect Rabbi Teitelbaum, he gained insight into the essence of the Jewish people.

Defiant in Jerusalem

Before Jerusalem’s reunification, there were defiant carvings on a prison wall.

A Special Kaddish for a Fallen Soldier

I took our Birthright group to Mt. Herzl, Israel’s national military cemetery. Little did we know what was awaiting us.

Lag B’Omer: Better than Love

How do we understand the deaths of Rabbi Akiva’s students?

Miracles and Smoke Alarms: How My Family was Saved from a House Fire

In this must-see video Shellie Grafstein tells the dramatic story of how her house went up in flames and all the miracles that saved their lives.

Fixing the BBC

Britain's Government is proposing to change the way the BBC is run. It's about time.

85-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor’s Bar Mitzvah

Celebrating his bar mitzvah with his grandson, Harry Bibla attains the ultimate victory.

UN’s Cold Shoulder to Cold-Blooded Murder

In the presence of Natan Meir and his daughter, Israel’s UN ambassador’s call for his Palestinian counterpart to condemn his wife’s murder was met with silence.

Autistic Soldiers in Israeli Defense Forces

Welcome to Unit 9900 where special soldiers provide extra security for the IDF.

The Arabs' Real Grievance against the Jews

We want the Jews either to disappear or be subservient to our whims.

A Day in the Life of a Prison Chaplain

For 30 years, Rabbi Moshe Frank has dedicated his life to helping Jewish maximum security prisoners.​

The Knock on the Door

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

It Hurts to Part from You

A moving tribute to fallen Israeli soldiers.

Arab Spring Vs. Jewish Spring

The expectations of the Arab Spring are being realized in the Jewish State where democracy, the rule of law, openness, and every type of freedom flourishes.

Remembering Staff Sergeant Liel Gidoni

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

Why Are There Still Palestinian Refugees?

… while there are no remaining Jewish refugees from Arab countries?

Heavy Metal Hatikva

A rocking 6-string salute to Israel.

The Amazing Birth of the Palestine Symphony

Violinist Bronislaw Huberman's extraordinary efforts saved hundreds of Jewish families from the Holocaust and changed the landscape of cultural history.

Chernobyl's Lasting Jewish Legacy

Chernobyl is known as the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. But the Ukrainian town has a much deeper meaning for Yitz Twersky whose illustrious family history originated there.

Forgetting the Holocaust

Eventually, everything is forgotten. Even the worst crime in history.

The Mysterious, Miraculous Sarajevo Haggadah

The amazing story of the 700 year old Haggadah, the Muslim librarian who saved it from the Nazis, and how his children were miraculously saved by Israel.

Connecting with Lone Soldiers in Israel

A Chicago organization connects school children to lone soldiers in Israel, giving them a glimpse of their dedication and bravery.

Confronting Anti-Semitic Surge in Britain’s Labour Party

It’s time to rock the boat and stand up to the alarming increase of British anti-Semitism.

Feeding Jewish American Soldiers on Passover

Two women are mobilizing the troops to nourish, physically and spiritually, Jews in the U.S. armed forces.

The Soviet Campaign to Eliminate Passover

“Red Haggadahs” were published in the 1920s with the explicit goal of replacing belief in God with faith in Communist Russia.

Who was Two-Gun Cohen?

The Chinese president’s Jewish confidant who mustered Chinese support of the creation of Israel.

Harassing Jews at UC Santa Cruz

Faculty members speak out about the climate of anti-Semitism and intimidation. An exclusive Aish.com interview.

Harry Truman’s Lifelong Jewish Friend

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

Move American Embassy to Jerusalem

It’s a promise made – and broken – during every election. Why it’s essential for the US to make this move.

Is Patrick a Jewish Name?

We have several names because we have several identities. The Western Wall is no different.

Meet Frida Berger, Have a Piece of Cake

Frida Berger is a 91-year-old Holocaust survivor whose life is devoted to giving, especially through cooking and baking.

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