Why I Am Not Afraid

Terrorists want our fear as much as our blood. Whatever happens, they sure won't get my fear.

Why Live In Israel Today?

Despite the uncertainty and threat of terror, Israelis are here to stay.

Roadblocks of the Spirit

An Israeli reserve soldier describes his experience guarding a roadblock.

And We All Pray...

How do we Israelis deal with this constant killing that lurks around every corner, flaring up in periodic, spectacular displays of just how evil man can be?

Evil Is Now

For one woman, Saturday night's slaughter in Jerusalem rips apart the denial that Evil wants to wipe out the Jews.

"I am a Jew. My mother is a Jew..."

I don't know what kind of Jew Daniel Pearl was -- if he went to synagogue regularly or thought about keeping kosher. And it just doesn't matter.

Ray of Hope

A deadly attack left Karnei Shomron residents stunned, but the pain is accompanied by a ray of hope.

Lot's Wife

A mother, whose son was murdered by Arab terrorists, calls on Palestinian mothers to stop the sanctification of their children's death.

Where No Bullet Can Penetrate

First-person account of the shooting spree on Jaffa Road.

The Normal Life?

In Israel, we cannot go on pretending that all is well and normal.

My Value as a Jew

As a Jew living in the Jewish land, my value has appreciated a thousand-fold.

Understanding the Bat Mitzvah Attack

Our response to this terrorist tragedy must be activism, not despair.

To Kill a Mockingbird

This was a cruel senseless murder of a man who epitomized the hope for coexistence.

Hebron Surprise

The physical reality of a mythical city.

The Heroes Among Us

Israel's heroic and breathtaking operation serves as a potent reminder of just how special this country is.

A Hand, Not a Handout

President Bush has called on Americans to reach out and help others. Here's an Israeli who sets a good example.

Intersecting Lives

Two young women snuffed out by terrorists. Their lives so different, yet so much the same.

Reflections from the Land

For a young Toronto family, a year-long sabbatical in Israel reaps unexpected rewards.

Shootout in Gaza

Media reports of an IDF mission in Gaza don't seem to match the experience of a soldier who was there.

Terror First Hand

On a bus targeted by a terrorist, a 16-year-old girl faces death.

The Day Rechavam Ze'evi Was Assassinated

For me, Wednesday, October 17, was a day that started in tragedy and ended in celebration.

Remembering "Shema Yisrael"

The son of a Holocaust survivor, is also the father of a Sbarro survivor. His message spans the generations.

No More Labels

There were no "Charedim" (orthodox Jews) who died in Sbarro.

Shiva Call

Is it possible to pay a shiva call to a stranger? One woman discovers that it's not so strange at all.

We Are Not Moving

Our enemies seek to destroy more than our bodies: it is our spirit. It is in this that they are most mistaken. Nothing is so indomitable as the Jewish spirit.

Sending Our Son to the I.D.F.

Emotions run high as one Israeli family sends their first-born son off to the army.

The Jerusalem Burials

The day after the pizzeria bombing, a surreal scene enveloped the Jerusalem cemetery. Too many funerals, not enough tears.

Inside the Cauldron: Eyewitness to Jerusalem Bombing

A rabbi who survived the carnage describes its horror and heartbreak.

All My Fault

One Jerusalemite stares at the charred wreckage and ponders the irrational world response.

My Promise to Kaya

When Jews are in trouble, it sometimes takes courage to speak out. Whether the threat is in Germany or in the Middle East.

The Mother Brigade

My mother led a one-woman solidarity mission to Israel to prop up the nation's economy and flagging spirits.

Unity and Tragedy

When a Jew is struck down by terrorist bullets, everyone feels the tragedy. And through that unity, there is hope.

Go To Israel

Youth movements have cancelled summer trips to Israel, and the Maccabiah Games were almost postponed. Now may be the perfect time to visit.

My Cousin Yehuda

A cousin of the 5-month-old baby who was murdered by Palestinian terrorists reflects on this barbaric killing.

Night of the Sirens

How does one respond to Israel's recent tragedies?

No More Watermelon

A tour of duty in the Israeli army shows one man the pain of a nation, and the pain of a family.

Top 53 Reasons We Love Israel

Israel holds a special place in the hearts of people everywhere. Here are our readers' top 53 reasons we love the land and its people.

Nothing for Granted

Yom Ha'atzmaut marks the moment when Israel burst into being. More than ever, it's nothing to be taken for granted.

ISRAEL: What's Taking so Long

Making Aliyah is no picnic. But the daily challenges are insignificant since I'm playing a vital role in the Jewish people's destined return to the land of Israel.

The Truth of Israel

A Jew living in Israel has to keep the faith. It is more difficult when surrounded by a sea of falsehood.

Inside Hebron: A Personal Encounter

This city that feels like an entrance to Hell is said to be the point where Earth is united with Heaven.

Our Murdered Baby

Infanticide shakes Israel to the core. The world lets it pass unnoticed.

Insidious Palestinian Television

A Jewish woman and a Palestinian woman are long-time friends. But the images on Palestinian TV are driving them apart.

The Jigsaw Puzzle

Living with a new sense of palpable fear, a resident of the Jewish Quarter in Jerusalem's Old City describes how she soothes her over-wrought nerves.

A Call to Action: Father of Gaza Terror Victim Speaks Out

The latest Gaza school bus attack should serve as a painful reminder to all American Jews.

Victim of the Media War

Palestinians tried to lynch me, highlighting the power of the media to influence public opinion.

What's Holy?

"What is this madness that has overtaken the rest of the world? I believe the correct Jewish response is not to point fingers, but rather to introspect."

Anti-Semitism Now: A View From South Africa

"Anti-Semitism is by no means dead. I can no longer pretend that I am just like everyone else on campus. If the world is determined to hate me, then I must be something special."

Elie Wiesel Speaks Out

Our dreams of peace have gone up in the smoke of ransacked synagogues and blood-thirsty mobs.

Bring Us to Our Borders in Peace

"There is an undercurrent of tension. I am all too aware that, not so far away, Jewish police officers and soldiers are putting their lives on the line to protect Israel."

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