Prisoners of Hope: Why We Mourn on Tisha B’Av

In direct proportion to our yearning do we experience the joy of re-connection.

Tisha B’Av: Turning Mourning into Action

It is not enough to hope for redemption, we must be the catalyst for it.

Joined by Tragedy: The Fogel and Salomon Families

The author’s son Udi, daughter-in-law Ruth and three of his grandchildren were murdered by terrorists in Itamar in March 2011.

The Shabbat Massacre

Yosef, Chaya, and Elad Salomon lived for their spiritual heritage. Shabbat night they died for it.

Margaret Thatcher and the Jews

A new book explores her deep connection with the Jewish people.

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

Is Fascism quietly going mainstream again?

The Titanic and the Jews

Some interesting facts about the fate of the Jews who boarded the Titanic.

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

A true story from Buchenwald, witnessed by Rabbi Lau when he was a young boy.

A Lone Israeli Soldier Finds a Family

Through a series of coincidences, Ari Abramowitz became a beloved member of the Novick family.

UNESCO Supports Terrorism

Like Hamas, they believe that Jews have no historical or religious attachment to the Holy Land.

Overcoming Loss through Reconnection

Now is the time to feel a relentless responsibility to create meaning in our lives and reconnect to what really matters.

What is the Real Significance of the Temple in Jerusalem?

Why do Jews mourn the loss of the Temple today and pray for its restoration?

National Identity Theft at Unesco

Turning the burial place of the founders of the Jewish people into a Palestinian World Heritage site deliberately erases history instead of protecting it.

How Reporting From Israel Changed My Worldview Forever

I had a deeply negative view of the Jewish state until I moved there.

The Mutation of Anti-Semitism

Why the rise of anti-Semitism across Europe and around the world presents a danger not just for Jews, but for all who care about our common humanity.

Is Paddington Bear Jewish?

Michael Bond, the author, based his beloved character on Jewish children who were refugees in war-torn Europe.

The American Jew who Smuggled Holocaust Survivors to Israel

The true story of the secret operation to ferry thousands of desperate Holocaust survivors to Israel.

Why Leo Frank’s Lynching Matters Today

An innocent Jewish man was hanged by a mob in 1915. Anti-Semites today are justifying his murder.

American Jewry is Disappearing

Patrilineal descent and intermarriage are the problem, not the solution.

Sarah Halimi’s Murder: Masking Jew Hatred in France

French police refusal to call the murder of an Orthodox woman by a Muslim a hate crime is causing an uproar.

The Scandalous Murder of Alexander Rubowitz

In 1947 a Jewish boy, 16, was kidnapped from Jerusalem and never seen again. His alleged abductor, a British WWII hero, apparently got away with murder.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Jewish Great-Grandson

Nicholas Tolkien is an observant Jew whose new play about the Holocaust just opened in New York.

Wonder Woman, Big-Name Concerts Upstage Boycott of Israel

The influence of the BDS movement’s cultural boycott of the Jewish state appears to be waning.

Caretaker of Venice’s Jewish Cemeteries

Long neglected, Aldo Izzo is restoring Venice's centuries-old Jewish cemeteries.

Giving My Children Something More Than I Had Growing Up

Despite having less than I did as a child, I’m giving my kids a greater love and understanding of their Jewish heritage.

What If Israel had Lost the Six-Day War?

Two things can be nearly certain: There would be no Palestinian state. And there would be no Jewish state.

Jewish Nurse Breastfeeds Arab Baby

The baby’s mother was injured in a car accident that killed his father.

The Star of David

The deeper meaning of this iconic Jewish symbol.

Understanding the Six-Day War

Some wars fade into obscurity. This one remains as relevant today as in 1967.

From Nigeria, with Admiration and Love

A Nigerian will never forget the actions of one Jewish student at his university.

Bar Mitzvah of an 89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

Delayed by the Nazis, Harold Katz is the first person to read from the Torah Scroll he has dedicated.

Jerusalem: Unite or Divide?

After 50 years united, should Jerusalem be one city or two? Watch revealing on-street interviews.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Prayer

No matter how financially blessed, we all need to call upon a higher power to help us make our lives a blessing.

Watch President Trump & Jerusalem Day Activities Live at the Western Wall

This week it is all eyes on the Jerusalem and the Western Wall. You can watch them live on Aish.com.

Yearning in Jerusalem

Jerusalem without the Old City was a body without a heart.

50 Jerusalem Facts

Taking pride in the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification.

The Lancet Admits Its Error

Three years after its libel against Israel, the medical journal sets things right.

My Journal during The Six Day War

The dramatic journal of an American family in Israel during the Six Day War.

No Money, No Terror

Israeli Attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is waging a war against terrorism in courtrooms around the world.

Jewish Mother: Badge of Shame or Pride?

It’s time to drop the negative stereotypes and reclaim the title Jewish mother.

Where is World Outrage over Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul?

Holding soldiers’ bodies killed in action is a serious violation of the Geneva Conventions and international humanitarian law.

Murder for Hire

Israel has the moral imperative to do everything in its power to stop the PA policy of financially incentivizing the murder of Israelis.

Israeli Air Force Commander’s Most Amazing Story

Bringing his father, a Hungarian survivor of the Holocaust, to dinner with President Peres and the president of Hungary.

The Everlasting Jewish Connection to the Land of Israel

Despite UNESCO’s resolution demanding Israel to disavow Jerusalem as its capital, there’s been a continuous Jewish presence in Israel throughout the past 2,000 years.

Israel at 69

The most remarkable story in the annals of history.

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