Do I Send My Child To Study In Israel?

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

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

For Benji

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

Rude Awakenings

Why doesn't Israel just make peace?

Our War

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

How aiding war refugees can help protect the Jewish nation.

Michael Levin: An Israeli Hero for Our time

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

Angels of Death Knocking at my Door

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

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

War Blogs

Four firsthand accounts from civilians under attack in Safed.

At War Again

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

Galilee Diary

Shabbat in Israel along the Lebanese border

Signs of the Times

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

When Calamity Begins

The 17th of Tammuz is a day of distortion, of confusion, of fear. The looming specter of war makes this very clear.

Joining the IDF

What's an American teenager like me doing signing up to the Israel army?

Haunts of July Fourth

When I'll hear the thunderous claps of fireworks, the sound of bombs exploding in Jerusalem will immediately come to my ears.

Move-to-Israel Filters

My dream of moving to Israel is having a profound effect on how I live now.

Tale of a Reluctant Israeli

Two years in the Holy Land changed my life.

Gush Katif: Seven Months Later

Amidst unemployment, poverty and uncertainty, the displaced residents of Gush Katif are somehow trying to rebuild their lives.

His Hands upon Us

The reason we feel powerless is because we truly are.

Demonizing Settlers

A settler bares his soul.

A Muslim in a Jewish Land

On a trip to Israel, a Muslim journalist sees firsthand a litany of lies.

Israel's Nobel Prize Winner

When he receives his Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences this week, Prof. Robert Aumann will talk about bringing world peace.

Mount Zion for Sale?

Don't sell out a Jewish holy site.

After the Fall

How do you rebuild after losing everything? Ask David Hatuel.

Sirens, Loud and Close

My night of despair and tragedy, and their only antidote.

Our Brother's Blood

A young Jewish man is stabbed in Jerusalem's Old City and dies in my arms.

Gush Katif: The Night After

What do Jews do when the longed-for miracle does not occur?

Gush Katif Stories, Part 3: Bryna's Story

Trying to create miracles amidst the pain.

Blue and Orange Love Story

The deaths of Dov and Rachel Cole should serve to bring Israelis closer together.

CSI: Israel

Meet Professor Yossi ALmog, Israel's real-life CSI sleuth.

Gush Katif Stories, Part 2: Noga's Story

Making the hard choice between hypocrisy and heroism.

The Transformer

Professor Reuven Feuerstein has changed the lives of thousands of disabled children around the world.

Gush Katif Stories

As the disengagement looms, a glimpse into the hearts of the residents.

Impact of Entebbe

The day of the American Bicentennial was a crucial awakening for me as a Jew.

Ilan Ramon's Diary

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.

Jerusalem, My Home

How absolutely fortunate that I am living here, in this Holy, wholly unbelievable country.

Only In Israel_

A small glimpse of the special daily life we merit to live in the Holy Land.

I Was Raised for Jihad

I grew up in Gaza, indoctrinated to hate Israel and the West. For peace to take hold, things have got to change.

Threads of Hope

A unique tapestry memorializes those killed by terror and represents the unity of the Jewish people.

Operation Pesach

Passover Food Fund, military style.

Age Fifteen

Fifteen is the number that conceals God's name, and is the mysterious turning point for three generations of one family.

The Flower of David

Israeli 'survivor' flower boasts cells in shape of Star of David.

Love's Pantry

One grassroots organization is keeping thousands of Israeli families from starving.

Israel's Super Mario

Meet Israel's pioneer of organic agriculture: an observant great-grandfather who fled from the Nazis 64 years ago.

Birthright Buzz

I was a proud Jew, but until I experienced the wonder of Israel, I had no idea what being Jewish meant.

Israel, Tikkun Olam and the Tsunami

The Israeli response to the tsunami displays the nation's ingenuity, deep caring, and professionalism.

Rise Up from the Ashes

One couple's special Jerusalem story.

One Family: Israel's Pearl Maker

Out of every evil force there is a counterforce of good. Case in point: The OneFamily Fund.

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