Reminders of what it means to be a Jew.
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.
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.
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.
Three days after Adam was buried, Shoshana and her husband, Dov, decided to try to have another baby.
After Ariella was wounded in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem, she and her parents took the next logical step: they moved to Israel.
When my daughter was murdered by terrorists in Gaza, her influence grew stronger still.
How a triathlon in Hawaii benefited victims of terror in Israel and changed two families from New York forever.
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.
I'm reeling from the pain and the emptiness. Something feels wrenched out of my chest.
Our heroes were fighting to save lives. Their heroes were sowing death and destruction.
Why should the mayor of New York City be the only person to ride an Israeli bus without fear?
We can still hear the echoes of last night's bomb that killed 20 innocent people.
After terrorists murder her son, a grieving mother journeys back towards life and faith.
Believe it or not, there's a wave of immigration from the U.S. to Israel.
Perhaps we fear that by remembering our losses, we'll be unable to move forward.
Despite the hardships of adjusting to a new country amid the threat of terrorism, these Florida families wouldn't want to be anywhere else.
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.
The fate of the captured American soldiers has made a surprising impact on my day-to-day life.
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.
The women of Gush Etzion launch a Purim counter-offensive.
An Israeli high school student falls victim to Arab terror. Her schoolmate recounts how.
Magic Michael applies his therapy to a young patient's funny bone.
Victims of terror are not just 'injured'. Their lives have been shattered and irreversibly changed.
It would be tragic to accept the crisis in Israel as a normal part of reality.
It's difficult to be upbeat when you are surrounded with enemies, terror, hatred and death. But there is much to be thankful for.
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.
It is up to every Jew in the Diaspora to snap out of this fearful mindset and come visit Israel.
The story of Massoud Mahlouf Allon, who was mutilated and beaten to death while distributing blankets he collected from Israelis to poor Palestinians, is my pick for story of the week.