The day of the American Bicentennial was a crucial awakening for me as a Jew.
Somehow it survived an explosion, hurtling 38 miles to Earth, and exposure to sun and rain. Meet the Israeli forensic expert who is restoring the diary.
How absolutely fortunate that I am living here, in this Holy, wholly unbelievable country.
A small glimpse of the special daily life we merit to live in the Holy Land.
I grew up in Gaza, indoctrinated to hate Israel and the West. For peace to take hold, things have got to change.
A unique tapestry memorializes those killed by terror and represents the unity of the Jewish people.
Fifteen is the number that conceals God's name, and is the mysterious turning point for three generations of one family.
Israeli 'survivor' flower boasts cells in shape of Star of David.
One grassroots organization is keeping thousands of Israeli families from starving.
Meet Israel's pioneer of organic agriculture: an observant great-grandfather who fled from the Nazis 64 years ago.
I was a proud Jew, but until I experienced the wonder of Israel, I had no idea what being Jewish meant.
The Israeli response to the tsunami displays the nation's ingenuity, deep caring, and professionalism.
Out of every evil force there is a counterforce of good. Case in point: The OneFamily Fund.
In Israel, we're all one big family and Jewish mothers are everywhere.
What shaped our trip to Israel wasn't the death of Arafat or even the beauty of the land. It was the people.
One race, one rabbi, one million dollars.
Why is my home so far from my homeland? Why don't I live in Israel where history and destiny weave the streets of our identity as a people?
A year after the tragic "Children's Bombing," what have we done to battle terrorism?
15 North American doctors moved to Israel with their families to carry on the legacy of Dr. David Applebaum.
An Israeli general faces the challenge of a lifetime - raising his autistic son.
Am I cheapening Marla's memory by using her death to teach a point about living?
A unique Jerusalem enterprise feeds the soul, not just the body.
Don't confuse knowing what to do in a terror attack with getting used to it.
Kenny Sachs, a New Jersey native, always wanted to defend Israel. He finally got his chance and is grateful to be alive.
A powerful and ironic reminder that God runs the world.
Mrs. Feinhandler may not be able to run, but she sure knows how to fly.
The Academy-award winning producer has made films throughout the world, but his heart is in Jerusalem.
As an Israeli soldier disturbing the daily routines of Arabs, I began to question the validity of what I was doing. It didn't take long for me to find the answers.
I am angry with myself and with other Jews in the Diaspora for not being angry enough.
God has brought His people home and promised to one day give them peace. No people need it more. No people have earned it more.
Having lived in Israel for the past 25 years, I am calmed by the knowledge that prayer is a potent force for security.
The top five entries, in honor of the 56th anniversary of the State of Israel.
The IDF's duty is not only to defend the country, but to strengthen the weaker elements of Israeli society as well.
You never return to who you were after terror rattles your world; you become somebody else.
Re-examining the attitudes behind our security measures.
The indomitable spirit of Israel will be very much alive next week at a very poignant wedding.
When I told people that my husband and I, with our five kids in tow, were moving to Israel, they thought I was crazy. At some level, I wondered the same thing.
Chezi Goldberg was murdered in a Jerusalem bus bombing, leaving a wife and seven young children.
No sound, no fury. The international silence once again thunders in Israeli ears.
Chezi Goldberg z"l, who was murdered in last week's Jerusalem bus bombing, cared and took responsibility for others. He was a true disciple of Moses.
Chilling words from Chezi Goldberg z"l, a 42-year-old father of seven, killed in the recent Jerusalem bus bombing.
It's not the worst thing in the world, but I hated going through life with everyone mispronouncing my name.
There is one country in the world that has devoted over a century to reforestation and greening the land. And I'm not talking about the United States or Liechtenstein.