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It's Time to Get Angry

It's Time to Get Angry

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I am angry with myself and with other Jews in the Diaspora for not being angry enough.

The Swifts and The 13 Holy Soldiers

The Swifts and The 13 Holy Soldiers

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Reminders of what it means to be a Jew.

Can a Country be Born in a Day?

Can a Country be Born in a Day?

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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.

Breaking Down the Walls

Breaking Down the Walls

by Debby Friedman

Having lived in Israel for the past 25 years, I am calmed by the knowledge that prayer is a potent force for security.

Essay Contest:

Essay Contest: "What Israel Means to Me"

by Aish.com Staff

The top five entries, in honor of the 56th anniversary of the State of Israel.

My Arab Neighbors

My Arab Neighbors

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A rude awakening after the death of Sheikh Ahmed Yassin.

An Army with a Heart

An Army with a Heart

by Nahum Finkelstein

The IDF's duty is not only to defend the country, but to strengthen the weaker elements of Israeli society as well.

Helping Kids Recover

Helping Kids Recover

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You never return to who you were after terror rattles your world; you become somebody else.

Who's Minding the Bus?

Who's Minding the Bus?

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Re-examining the attitudes behind our security measures.

Am Yisrael Chai

Am Yisrael Chai

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The indomitable spirit of Israel will be very much alive next week at a very poignant wedding.

So You Want to Move to Israel?

So You Want to Move to Israel?

by Sarah Azulay

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.

Family Aftermath

Family Aftermath

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Chezi Goldberg was murdered in a Jerusalem bus bombing, leaving a wife and seven young children.

Israel's Untold Story

Israel's Untold Story

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No sound, no fury. The international silence once again thunders in Israeli ears.

Remembering Chezi

Remembering Chezi

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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.

If You Don't Cry, Who Will?

If You Don't Cry, Who Will?

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Chilling words from Chezi Goldberg z"l, a 42-year-old father of seven, killed in the recent Jerusalem bus bombing.

Found in Translation

Found in Translation

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The Spanish couple on the textbook was breezy and carefree. The Italians were beautiful and moody. Now I'm living in Israel learning Hebrew and it's a whole different story.

My Name is not Susan

My Name is not Susan

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It's not the worst thing in the world, but I hated going through life with everyone mispronouncing my name.

Adi's Angel

Adi's Angel

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An amazing hour with a miracle worker.

Environment Priority

Environment Priority

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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.

Light from Eden

Light from Eden

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Three days after Adam was buried, Shoshana and her husband, Dov, decided to try to have another baby.

Reclaiming the Dream

Reclaiming the Dream

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After Ariella was wounded in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem, she and her parents took the next logical step: they moved to Israel.

The Spirit of Alisa

The Spirit of Alisa

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When my daughter was murdered by terrorists in Gaza, her influence grew stronger still.

Mission to Care

Mission to Care

by Aish.com Staff

How a triathlon in Hawaii benefited victims of terror in Israel and changed two families from New York forever.

The Moral Paradox

The Moral Paradox

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There's a fine line between self-criticism and Israel-bashing. In times of national danger we have to be scrupulous in not erring on the bashing side and abetting the enemy.

Remembering David Applebaum

Remembering David Applebaum

by Dr. Joe Djemal

I'm reeling from the pain and the emptiness. Something feels wrenched out of my chest.

Our Heroes and Theirs

Our Heroes and Theirs

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Our heroes were fighting to save lives. Their heroes were sowing death and destruction.

On the Bus with Mayor Bloomberg

On the Bus with Mayor Bloomberg

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Why should the mayor of New York City be the only person to ride an Israeli bus without fear?

Did You Hear the Bomb Last Night?

Did You Hear the Bomb Last Night?

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We can still hear the echoes of last night's bomb that killed 20 innocent people.

The Blessing of a Broken Heart

The Blessing of a Broken Heart

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After terrorists murder her son, a grieving mother journeys back towards life and faith.

Welcoming the New Israelis

Welcoming the New Israelis

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Believe it or not, there's a wave of immigration from the U.S. to Israel.

Should We Not Dance?

Should We Not Dance?

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A Jerusalem resident's personal reaction to the bus bombing.

Remembering

Remembering

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Perhaps we fear that by remembering our losses, we'll be unable to move forward.

48 Hours Of Grief

48 Hours Of Grief

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Some of those lost in the recent terror spasm.

Loving the Land of Israel

Loving the Land of Israel

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The spiritual power of God's special place.

Passage to Israel

Passage to Israel

by Tim Collie

Despite the hardships of adjusting to a new country amid the threat of terrorism, these Florida families wouldn't want to be anywhere else.

Our Journey Home

Our Journey Home

by Esther Ohayon

Having attained our personal, professional, and spiritual goals in Toronto, we decided to realize the dream that our ancestors prayed for but could not fulfill: living in Israel.

Preparing for War_

Preparing for War_

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It's not the unconventional weapons I'm getting ready for.

The Iraqi War and Me

The Iraqi War and Me

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The fate of the captured American soldiers has made a surprising impact on my day-to-day life.

Purim Masks and Gas Masks

Purim Masks and Gas Masks

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Just when my son thought the Purim fun was over, his eyes sparkled at the thought of a donning a different kind of mask and starting a new Purim again.

Laughter in a Time of War

Laughter in a Time of War

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The women of Gush Etzion launch a Purim counter-offensive.

Tears on Grey Cement

Tears on Grey Cement

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An Israeli high school student falls victim to Arab terror. Her schoolmate recounts how.

Terror All Too Familiar

Terror All Too Familiar

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An Israeli father and the Haifa bus bombing.

Laughter: The Best Medicine

Laughter: The Best Medicine

by Charlotte Halle

Magic Michael applies his therapy to a young patient's funny bone.

It is Difficult To Write About Tears

It is Difficult To Write About Tears

by Esther Nicoll

Victims of terror are not just 'injured'. Their lives have been shattered and irreversibly changed.

Jerusalem's Supermen

Jerusalem's Supermen

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Two unknown heroes tackle the poverty in Israel.

Forestalling the Stage of Acceptance

Forestalling the Stage of Acceptance

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It would be tragic to accept the crisis in Israel as a normal part of reality.

Non-conventional Warfare and Me

Non-conventional Warfare and Me

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Israel's state-of-the-art defense.

Thank God

Thank God

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It's difficult to be upbeat when you are surrounded with enemies, terror, hatred and death. But there is much to be thankful for.

The Hidden Hero

The Hidden Hero

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Koby Azoulay operates a dry-cleaning service in Jerusalem. During his recent stint as a reserve soldier, he was instrumental in preventing three separate terrorist attacks.

Israel Needs You

Israel Needs You

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It is up to every Jew in the Diaspora to snap out of this fearful mindset and come visit Israel.

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