Paul Reichmann: Millions of Lights

One of the greatest philanthropists of the century passes away.

Godfather of Israeli High-Tech

Yossi Vardi’s astounding success came through his failures.

The Man who Taught Me to Fly

Meet Yossi Leshem, a boy who loved birds and grew up to change the world.

The Rabbi & the Delinquent

A true story about the power of love.

Infographic: Israel/US Alliance

How the United States benefits from its alliance with Israel.

Are Jews Brainwashed?

At the Bronx Youth Poetry Slam, a young Jew defends his beliefs.

The Real Jewish Day School Crisis

The American Jewish day school system has failed in epic proportions.

Why Bother Being Jewish?

Most Jews lack basic Jewish literacy. You can’t abandon what you never had in the first place.

Six Days in October

Nineteen years ago Nachshon Wachsman was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists.

Rabbi Ovadia Yosef: Torah’s Commander-in-Chief

The Jewish world mourns the loss of one of the greatest Torah leaders of the generation.


Hebrew school for the 21st century.

The Vanishing American Jew?

The recent Pew Report on Jewish identity is a wake-up call for all of us.

Staying Jewish at Penn State

Did I do enough? Reflections of a mother of a college freshman.

A Black South African, Israel & Apartheid

Is the charge that Israel is an apartheid state valid or a slander? Who better to answer this question than someone who lived in a real apartheid state.

The Often Invisible Non-Jews

Acknowledging the gentiles who keep our synagogues running.

Israel’s Top 44 Inventions

A new exhibit pays homage to Israeli ingenuity.

Putin and the Torah

Rejoicing with the Torah because it is an exceptional book that has made us exceptional.

Temple Mount Gold

Ancient gold treasure from 6th century discovered in Jerusalem.

Under the Nose of the Inquisition

In 1603, imprisoned for secretly practicing Judaism, Sebastian Rodriguez built a sukkah.

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Hebrew School

Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.

Attorney for Israel

Baruch Cohen knows the art of the fight.

The Problem with Jewish Education

Too many schools are teaching Judaism under a cloak of secularism.

Israel’s Secret Doctors

Nobody asks permission to kill. We do not ask permission to save lives.

Syria & Yom Kippur

Now is the time to take responsibility, no matter how difficult it may be.

Blame Israel

Confronted with difficult situations too hard to face? Just blame the Jewish state.

Over the Top Bar Mitzvah Videos

What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.

The Absence of Outrage

Were Americans more shocked by the evil spiraling out of control in the Middle East, or by Lady Gaga’s latest outfit?

Israel’s Freedom of Speech

Muslims can speak more freely in Israel than in Egypt, Jordan and the PA.

What to Do about Intermarriage

Welcoming interfaith families is not enough. We need to help them transform themselves through Jewish life.

Israelis in the Ukraine

After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.

The Sandy Koufax Choice

Finding the courage to make the right decisions.

Israel: Small Country, Big Ideas

How Israel is making a world of difference.

NY Times Glorifies Palestinian Stone Throwers

New York Times romanticizes Palestinian violence and ignores the victims.

Al Qaeda Threat & Elul

When danger is everywhere, listen to the siren of the shofar.

Helen Thomas: The Ugly Truth

One doesn't speak ill of the dead, but perhaps there are exceptional circumstances.

Vilifying Israel

The systematic exploitation of international humanitarian law by the Palestinians comes at the expense of others in need.

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

More than five centuries after Portugal's Jews were compelled to convert to Catholicism, the Torah has finally returned to Trancoso.

Hope for Heroism

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

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews.

The EU: Hypocrisy, Hostility and Prejudice

EU’s hostile fixation with Israel and its settlements is based on a series of deliberately misleading and flawed legal and political assumptions.

Israel Lacrosse and Shabbat

Why we're forfeiting our World Cup playoff game.

Media Critique: Time's "Fields of Fire"

In an article bad enough to cancel your subscription over, Time magazine implicates Israel in the deaths of Palestinian children.

A Different Sorrow

Mourning for the wholesome world I once grew up in.

Lincoln's Secretary of State’s Jerusalem Visit

William H. Seward’s travelogue describes Friday Night Services at the Western Wall.

Gentle Warrior

Harvey Hecker built Aish with absolute honesty and integrity.

The Perfect Partner

Harvey Hecker flew to Jerusalem to find out what Aish is all about. He never looked back.

Harvey Hecker, Humble Giant

Mourning the passing of the first President of Aish International.

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