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The Search for Amichai

The Search for Amichai

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A missing member of the family.

Champions of Unity

Champions of Unity

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Fifteen boys see beyond their ideological boxes and win the gold.

My Gush Katif Bar Mitzvah

My Gush Katif Bar Mitzvah

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By 'downgrading' the party, we're upgrading on the mitzvah.

The Hebron Massacre

The Hebron Massacre

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Eighty years ago, an Arab mob went on a rampage and murdered 69 Jews.

Never Too Old to Learn

Never Too Old to Learn

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My grandfather started learning Torah when he was 80 years old.

Gush Katif: Picking Up the Pieces

Gush Katif: Picking Up the Pieces

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Four years after the disengagement, many families are still without work.

Jimmy Carter: The Voice of Bilaam?

Jimmy Carter: The Voice of Bilaam?

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Sometimes blessings come from the most unlikely source.

Fear vs. hope

Fear vs. hope

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Israelis' anguish is too little acknowledged.

8-Year-Old Virtuoso

8-Year-Old Virtuoso

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Maya Tamir, eight years old, playing with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Amazing!

Be A Light

Be A Light

by Aaron Ross

A group of Israeli backpackers volunteer in Himalayan village schools.

Flash of Light

Flash of Light

by Aaron Hirsh

Capturing the Western Wall, days before Shavuot 1967

A Soldier and an Old Woman

A Soldier and an Old Woman

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In Israel's darkest moment, outnumbered and surrounded by enemies, an old woman sees what no one else can see.

Israel's Pull

Israel's Pull

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Why are families leaving it all behind to come live in Israel?

Hugging Mrs. H

Hugging Mrs. H

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Even as a young child, I understood that Mrs. H's tears belonged to all of us.

Aliyah Chronicles #8: Our First Six Months

Aliyah Chronicles #8: Our First Six Months

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We've come a long way.

Aliyah Chronicles #7: Assertive Israelis

Aliyah Chronicles #7: Assertive Israelis

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Israel is not always an easy place. But when it's good, it's really good.

Eight Souls, Eight Torah Scrolls

Eight Souls, Eight Torah Scrolls

by Moshe Kempinski

As I closed my eyes I imagined eight souls dancing in a circle above us and the circling Torah scrolls.

From Mother to Son

From Mother to Son

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A mother's letter to her son who was murdered in Mercaz Harav one year ago.

My Israeli Election Experience

My Israeli Election Experience

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While for the rest of the country it was a day of fragmentation, in our voting room there was a unique moment of unity.

Dear Citizen of Gaza

Dear Citizen of Gaza

by Yishai G (reserve soldier)

I am the soldier who slept in your home.

My Gaza War Diary

My Gaza War Diary

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The power of faith and unity on the frontlines.

Coming Home from Gaza

Coming Home from Gaza

by Ilene Bloch-Levy

Thank you God for bringing my son home.

Praying for My Soldier

Praying for My Soldier

by Esti Miller

"My soldier" became like my brother, and I feared for his life.

Sderot Student at the UN

Sderot Student at the UN

by Liraz Madmony

"Are human rights for some, but not for others?"

My First War: The Aliyah Chronicles #6

My First War: The Aliyah Chronicles #6

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Missile threat in New Jersey? Is this really happening to my life?

The First of the Fallen

The First of the Fallen

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I was introduced to Dvir at his funeral.

We Are All Sderot

We Are All Sderot

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A missile exploded just 100 meters from my home and suddenly I care about the people of Sderot.

Every Soldier a Hero

Every Soldier a Hero

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The inspiring story of the hero of the Merkaz Harav massacre.

The Aliyah Chronicles #5: My American Children in Israel

The Aliyah Chronicles #5: My American Children in Israel

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Moving to Israel has been a great lesson in parenting.

Running Out of Gas: The Aliyah Chronicles #4

Running Out of Gas: The Aliyah Chronicles #4

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My terrifying moment as a new immigrant with minimal Hebrew language skills.

The Golden Boy

The Golden Boy

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However one measures strength, Shai Haim is a very strong man.

Funeral for Baruch

Funeral for Baruch

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Instead of crying, a reason to sing.

Not In Kansas Anymore

Not In Kansas Anymore

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Somewhere over the rainbow I landed in the land of Israel

Playgrounds in Sderot

Playgrounds in Sderot

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Welcome to the first playground in the world that is properly protected from falling rockets.

Transient Souls: The Aliyah Chronicles #3

Transient Souls: The Aliyah Chronicles #3

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Moving to Israel is a daunting, if not a downright crazy task to accomplish.

Heroes on the Border

Heroes on the Border

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How do we respond when a Hezbollah killer goes free?

Out of the Mouth of Roni

Out of the Mouth of Roni

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How an 8-year-old is holding down the borders of Israel.

The Aliyah Chronicles: Saying Good-Bye

The Aliyah Chronicles: Saying Good-Bye

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You can't transport to Israel all the piles of stuff that have defined your life for so long. What stays and what goes?

Thank You, Hero

Thank You, Hero

by Uri Orbach

Wednesday's hero helped us realize that education to valor is not some kind of old-fashioned luxury, but rather, it's a necessity of life.

My Response to Terror

My Response to Terror

by Rachel Isaacs

Five years ago I needed to do something in response – so I moved to Israel. But that doesn't work anymore.

Unstuck: The Aliyah Chronicles

Unstuck: The Aliyah Chronicles

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Move to Israel? Are you nuts?

Send Your Letter of Support

Send Your Letter of Support

by Aish.com Staff

Israel's soldiers and residents need your encouraging words.

When Rockets Go Slam

When Rockets Go Slam

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In Israel, nobody expects miracles, but everybody takes them for granted.

A Blizzard in Shilo

A Blizzard in Shilo

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Longing for redemption; longing for home.

Only in Israel

Only in Israel

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The joys of living with the family.

Just Words

Just Words

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It's no accident that we should be repeatedly compelled to explain our presence, to have to figure out what we're doing here.

Miracles Happen Here: Aliyah Chronicles #9

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61 years after Israel's birth as a nation, miracles continue to happen here.

My Israeli Army Experience

My Israeli Army Experience

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This really is an army like no other.

In the Hands of the Enemy

In the Hands of the Enemy

by ShiurTimes Staff

An exclusive interview with Benny Regev, brother of captive soldier, Eldad Regev.

Israel: The Gateway of Hope

Israel: The Gateway of Hope

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The Jewish connection with Israel goes back 4,000 years to the first recorded syllables of Jewish time.

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