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A Light in the Darkness

A Light in the Darkness

by Shula Wisper

A personal account of an act of kindness bestowed upon 600 weary Israeli soldiers.

Close to the Edge

Close to the Edge

by Philip Jacobson

Feeling abandoned by their countrymen, the residents of Sderot have endured over 2,000 rocket attacks.

Miracle in Lebanon

Miracle in Lebanon

by

When God performs miracles for us, what should we do in return?

Choosing Between Courage and Despair

Choosing Between Courage and Despair

by

The divide between the mass of Israelis who are deeply patriotic and the elites who have lost faith is a critical issue.

Adi's Dream

Adi's Dream

by

Hosting a victim of terror changed our lives.

A Father's Reality of War

A Father's Reality of War

by H. BenAvram

Personal recollections from the Second Lebanon War.

Hope for Life

Hope for Life

by

Last summer, one family miraculously survived a direct hit to their home.

Remembering the Captured Soldiers

Remembering the Captured Soldiers

by

The moment we forget Gilad, Eldad, and Udi, they're lost.

No Way to Promote Israel

No Way to Promote Israel

by

A photo spread in ‘Maxim' highlights dangerous fallacy about promoting Israel.

The Looking Glass

The Looking Glass

by Aviva Kashuk

To the women of Israel.

Life in Sderot

Life in Sderot

by

The relentless rocket fire on Sderot has made the lives of its residents insufferable.

The Bomb in the Bag

The Bomb in the Bag

by

It wasn't really a bomb, don't worry. You are safe. We were safe. Then we laughed.

Save A Child's Heart

Save A Child's Heart

by Patricia Golan

Life-saving surgery for children exposes big heart of Israeli organization.

Going Up to Israel

Going Up to Israel

by

Fulfilling the dream had never been easier.

10 Tips to Successful Aliyah

10 Tips to Successful Aliyah

by

Practical advice from people who made the monumental move to Israel.

Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver

by Chana Steinberg

For Yom Ha'Atzmaut, our special Israeli taxi driver story.

Combat Trauma

Combat Trauma

by Avi Hein

The effects of war linger long after the battle is over.

Passover: Rising from the Ashes

Passover: Rising from the Ashes

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Why I will never forget David Chatuel.

Passover in Sderot

Passover in Sderot

by Rabbi Avi Baumol

Not every Jew in Israel will be reclining in freedom and security the coming Passover.

The Power of One

The Power of One

by Braha Bender

How many lives can one man change?

The Jeep

The Jeep

by

After terrorists murder a family member.

The Human Cost of Terror

The Human Cost of Terror

by Jason Schwartz & One Family Fund

The faces and lives and potential of those prematurely cut down.

From Lebanon, with Love

From Lebanon, with Love

by

As a mother of a soldier in the Israel Defense Forces, I pride myself on being pretty calm. But all that changed this past summer.

A Chicago Bears Fan in Paris

A Chicago Bears Fan in Paris

by

There is no place like home. But where is home?

Israel Up Close

Israel Up Close

by Adam Daifallah

On the Wailing Wall, Qassam rockets and hummus (or why everything you think you know about Israel -- if you haven't visited Israel -- is likely wrong).

From Jordan to Jerusalem

From Jordan to Jerusalem

by

Moses wasn't the only Jew who had a tough time entering the Promised Land.

Israel's Future_

Israel's Future_

by Sever Plocker

Two Nobel Prize laureates are pessimistic about Israel's future.

Of Fares and Fairness

Of Fares and Fairness

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What you see is often not what you get.

Lebanon War Miracles

Lebanon War Miracles

by Miyanei Hayeshua

What kind of damage would you expect from 3,870 missiles?

Aliyah without Regrets

Aliyah without Regrets

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Three months later, and we're still smiling.

Breathing New Life

Breathing New Life

by Yocheved Miriam Russo

Hundreds of orphans and rejected children find hope in an Israeli youth village.

Lessons from a teenage Terror Victim

Lessons from a teenage Terror Victim

by Betty Levy

My long road from angry to hopeful.

At Home At Last

At Home At Last

by

Celebrating the Jewish holidays in Israel.

A Blast in Israel

A Blast in Israel

by

"You are going to die."

My Lebanon War Story

My Lebanon War Story

by

One soldier's battle for life.

Each Name A Promise

Each Name A Promise

by Martha E. Lichtenstein

Thoughts from a bereaved Israeli mother.

In Praise of Abnormality

In Praise of Abnormality

by Elisha Haas

The current crisis faced by Israel is the result of a crumbling Jewish identity.

Do I Send My Child To Study In Israel?

Do I Send My Child To Study In Israel?

by

I have been asked many times by other parents since my daughter's murder by Palestinian Islamic Jihad whether they should let their children travel to Israel.

Homesick, Israeli-Style

Homesick, Israeli-Style

by

It's true, Israel's not perfect. But what do I need perfect for when I've found home?

For Benji

For Benji

by The Hillman Family

Benji Hillman gave his life defending the People of Israel, leaving behind his wife he married only three weeks earlier.

Rude Awakenings

Rude Awakenings

by

Why doesn't Israel just make peace?

Our War

Our War

by

With so many of our synagogue's sons and daughters in the thick of the fight, this war is our war.

Mobilizing Our Spiritual Forces

Mobilizing Our Spiritual Forces

by

How aiding war refugees can help protect the Jewish nation.

Michael Levin: An Israeli Hero for Our time

Michael Levin: An Israeli Hero for Our time

by Yocheved Miriam Russo

Friends of Michael Levin, 22, mourn his death and remember his inspiring life..

Angels of Death Knocking at my Door

Angels of Death Knocking at my Door

by Eitan Baron

A father should not say Kaddish for his son; a brother and sister should not have to bid a last goodbye to their 19-year-old brother.

Our Children Lead Us

Our Children Lead Us

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Israel's ancient, powerful weapon: our children who wrap themselves in sensitivity to the suffering of others.

War Blogs

War Blogs

by Civilians in Israel

Four firsthand accounts from civilians under attack in Safed.

At War Again

At War Again

by

The face -- and lessons -- of our latest war.

Galilee Diary

Galilee Diary

by Michael Kaufman

Shabbat in Israel along the Lebanese border

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times

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Eliyahu Asheri was in fact dead. So why not change the notice?