The Woman behind the President

Trailblazer Rivka Ravitz is the Israeli president’s Chief of Staff and mother of 11 children.

Jewish-Chinese Connections

Fascinating facts about Jews and China.

Staying in the Jewish Fold

Understanding the process of assimilation of Europe’s Ashkenazi Jews shows us how to engage contemporary Jews.

The Ethiopian Israeli Paratrooper

Mekonen immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia 12 hours after losing his father in tragic circumstances. He overcame his personal challenges to excel in his unit.

The Jewish Connection to 5 Famous Foods

Some of the most famous foods today share surprising connections to Jews.

Nepal: A Jewish Duty

Avalanche in Nepal? Starvation in Biafra? Tsunami in Thailand? Why does Israel always send humanitarian aid?

Israel and Nepal Earthquake

Israeli and Jewish groups on frontline of Nepal earthquake relief efforts.

Pro-Israel Video Activism

This summer, learn how to advocate for Israel.

Surprising Facts about the Jews of Mexico

Mexico boasts a thriving Jewish community with roots that go back 500 years.

Israel Independence Day: Reason to Rejoice

Israel represents the greatest national success story of all time.

So Many Reasons to Love Israel!

This Israel Independence day discover what thousands of immigrants love about living in Israel.

By Air, Land, and Sea: Aliyah under the British Mandate

Dramatic stories of Jews from Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Iraq who overcame great obstacles to reach the Land of Israel.

Israel & FDR’s Secret Correspondence with the Saudi King

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

Who Gets to Pray on the Temple Mount?

It pains me that I can’t pray there. But it’s not an Arab woman who is preventing me.

A Tale of Two Heroes

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

Remembering Our Fallen Soldiers

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

The Witch Hunt against Prof. Andrew Pessin

A pro-Israel philosophy professor is being hounded, and you can help.

6 Surprising Jewish Communities

Some of the surprising, diverse places where, against the odds, Jewish life is flourishing.

Exodus: Retelling Our Family’s Story

Passover connects our children to something larger than themselves.

Remembering the Sassoon Children

These seven beautiful children were my next door neighbors.

Crushing Pain

The Jewish people ache with the Sassoon family. We cannot speak; we have no words.

Biblical Hebrew: A Story of Survival

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

Stop the New Racism

We dreamed of the end to racial injustice. But today, a new racism is hitting close to home.

Jews and Ireland

Six little-known facts about Jewish Ireland.

Canada's Ambassador to Israel

Decades later, the pro-Israel Vivian Bercovici returns home. Aish.com exclusive.

Anti-Semitism on Campus

Hostility to Jewish students is on the rise.

Inspiration in the Wilderness

A survival camp helps Jewish boys find their place in the universe.

Iran and the Bomb

Iran cannot be allowed to get the bomb because they may actually use it.

Yemen’s Last Jews

A visit with the remaining 90 Jews.

Crossing the Line 2: The New Face of Anti-Semitism on Campus

A new documentary that reveals the rise of anti-Israel activity and anti-Semitic rhetoric on university campuses.

Netanyahu’s Speech in Congress

The full video and text of the prime minister’s historic speech.

Freedom Under Attack

A warning to the world from the UN General Assembly podium: Don’t close your eyes to the atrocities around you.

Israel's Legal Founding

In the last century, no country's birth certificate is more legitimate than that of Israel. Why do Israel's enemies routinely challenge the legitimacy of its very existence?

Verdict Against Terror

Palestinian terrorism verdict shatters long-held myths and illusions.

Jerusalem Mayor a Hero

He ran out of his car and apprehended a terrorist. A timely Purim lesson.

Archeology & Jewish Life in Ancient Babylonia

An exciting exhibit presents direct evidence of the Jewish community in Babylonia right before and after the destruction of the First Temple.

Bibi’s Breach of Protocol

Echoes of Queen Esther who broke protocol in the face of an Iranian threat to destroy her people.

Terror in Copenhagen

Jews in Europe are once again targets, this time in Copenhagen.

Jordan’s “Disproportionate Response”

No people threatened by an aggressor and fighting for their existence has been vilified for using their full forces to prevail, except Israel.

Mocking the Holocaust

There is a recent trend to trivialize and mock the Holocaust through art. What’s behind these shocking depictions?

Because They Were Jews

Each of the four victims in the Paris shooting has a name. And make no mistake about it. They were murdered for being Jews.

UN’s Jewish Problem

How the UN mixes anti-Semitism, the Holocaust, and Israeli war crimes.

The Intermarriage Taboo

The growing rift within the Jewish people is making it almost impossible to discuss the issue of intermarriage.

Vampires, Imprisoned Princesses, and Other Mideast Oddities

Fact is stranger than fiction. Here’s a guide to some notable recent occurrences in the Middle East featuring some fantastical events.

Do We Really Mean ‘Never Again’?

Want to truly honor the dead? Show solidarity with the living – Israel and its 6 million Jews.

Quiz: Political Change in the Middle East

Take the Aish.com quiz and see how many questions you can answer correctly.

The Murder of Alberto Nisman

Friends and family of the slain Argentine prosecutor believe there will be no justice for the bombing victims, nor for him.

Denouncing Anti-Semitism: An Impassioned Speech

“What you saw here today was naked, blind anti-Semitism.”

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