The Next Generation and the Meaning of Kol Nidrei

The powerful reason why Yom Kippur starts with such seemingly uninspiring words

Two White Robes: Yom Kippur and the Stormfront Summit

Their robe symbolizes a fixation with skin color, ours symbolizes the purity of the soul.

Make the Call: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Video

When Nancy Baida and Harry Ashkanazi had an argument, they never expected it to end the way it did. A powerful story about courage, humility and forgiveness.

The U.S. Military and Rosh Hashanah

On Rosh Hashanah, Jewish soldiers on duty around the world will gather in prayer with the full support of the US military.

Targeting Jew Haters on Facebook

ProPublica uncovers anti-Semitic advertising categories on Facebook.

Melanie Phillips on Britain’s Alarming Anti-Semitism Problem

While the number of anti-Semites is small, the amount of anti-Semitism diffused throughout British society is high.

Rosh Hashanah Cards from the Holocaust

A glimpse into some of the ways Jews before, during and immediately after the Holocaust marked the New Year.

Blown Away by Love: Atlanta Hosts Over 1000 Jewish Evacuees

A storm of giving and compassion is unleashed, creating unity and camaraderie in its wake.

The Bacon in the Omelet Lawsuit

Did she really think she was going to eat a kosher omelet at Denny’s?

Why Is Israel Hated So Much?

Three reasons: envy, racism, uniqueness.

Teach Children to Love and Respect, Not to Hate and Kill

Why do the Palestinians consistently choose to honor mass murderers?

Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home

My son Hadar Goldin is the victim of a cease-fire, not a war, and it is time to bring him home.

Alexander Hamilton and the Jews

The surprising and extensive connections the Founding Father had with the Jews.

Living in Denial in Greece

We met a history teacher in Greece who denied the Holocaust and equated the murder of 300 Jews on a ship headed for Auschwitz to death by natural disaster.

I’m the First Bangladeshi to Visit Israel

Dr. Shadman Zaman was raised in an environment that hated Israel, but his grandfather was the first ever Bangladeshi Zionist.

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder

In 1865, one southern woman overlooked the deep divisions of war and saw her fellow Jew, not an opponent.

A Jewish New Zealander’s view on Israel

Facts about Israel and Zionism to share with everyone.

Attacks in Spain: “Europe is Lost; Jews Should Consider Moving to Israel”

Barcelona’s Chief Rabbi warns his fellow Jews to get out while they can. Not everyone agrees.

Why Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism

Three points on why anti-Zionism is inherently anti-Semitic.

Marrying a Convert

He was getting pressure to break off the relationship. Here’s what I told him.

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

Some of the most famous names of the Sephardic community can be traced back to medieval times.

The Land of Israel: Jewish History in a Flash

A short video that summarizes 4000+ years of invasions, conquests and changes in the Land of Israel.

What American Jews Can Learn from the Muslim Community

According to a new Pew study, American Muslims are flourishing.

My Son Jumped from a Plane and It Wasn’t for Fun

An Israeli mother dreams of peace and a carefree youth for her son.

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.

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