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The Jews of Djerba: 9 Facts about This Ancient Jewish Community

The Jews of Djerba: 9 Facts about This Ancient Jewish Community

One of the oldest Jewish communities in the world exists in a Muslim-dominated region.

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Jerusalem Day, the US Embassy & Shavuot
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Jerusalem Day, the US Embassy & Shavuot

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The amazing events of this year’s calendar.

The Jewish Plot to Kill Hitler

The Jewish Plot to Kill Hitler

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How the FBI prevented Jewish American gangsters from altering the course of history in 1933.

5 Signs You Need to Take a Fresh Look at Judaism

5 Signs You Need to Take a Fresh Look at Judaism

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So many Jews, myself included, stopped their Jewish education when they were kids and never examined the depth of Judaism through adult eyes.

Cookies for Israel: Help Set a World Record

Cookies for Israel: Help Set a World Record

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Here’s a sweet way to support Israel: Buy cookies!

Confronting General Eisenhower Over Allies’ Refusal to Bomb Auschwitz

Confronting General Eisenhower Over Allies’ Refusal to Bomb Auschwitz

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In a direct and sharp rebuke, the Klausenberger Rebbe said the Americans and England shared in the guilt along with Hitler.

Bring Home the Remaining Jews in Ethiopia
Bring Home the Remaining Jews in Ethiopia

Bring Home the Remaining Jews in Ethiopia

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Meet some of the last remaining Jews in Ethiopia who are yearning to come home to Israel.

Jews, Hats & Modern Anti-Semitism
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Jews, Hats & Modern Anti-Semitism

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The only antidote to anti-Semitism is pro-Semitism.

24 Hours in Shanghai

24 Hours in Shanghai

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Exploring the city’s inspiring and little-known Jewish history during a one-day visit.

Cairo Geniza’s Remarkable Story of Wuhshah the Broker

Cairo Geniza’s Remarkable Story of Wuhshah the Broker

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Three medieval documents chronicle the life of a wealthy Jewish woman in Egypt at the turn of the 12th century.

Natalie Portman’s Insult to Israel
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Natalie Portman’s Insult to Israel

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And her timing could not have been more inappropriate.

The Dangers of Being a Jew in France Today

The Dangers of Being a Jew in France Today

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Aish.com interviews a number of Jews living in France. Their future is precarious.

An Israeli Arab Defends His Country

An Israeli Arab Defends His Country

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Yahya Mahamid’s journey from hate to help.

I Am Israeli
I Am Israeli

I Am Israeli

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Why you should celebrate Israel Independence Day.

Israel and the Secret of 70
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Israel and the Secret of 70

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The number 70 was singled out for special attention in ways that make this Yom HaAtzmaut particularly meaningful.

Our Brothers
Our Brothers

Our Brothers

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Inspired by a true story, a non-religious former IDF soldier has an eye-opening conversation with an Orthodox man.

11 Quintessential Jewish Jokes

11 Quintessential Jewish Jokes

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Some old and some new, and all have an underlying point.

What’s Really Wrong with the Insulting “Jewish Man’s Rebellion” Essay

What’s Really Wrong with the Insulting “Jewish Man’s Rebellion” Essay

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Don’t minimize the inherent difficulties in inter-faith marriage.

95-Year-Old Survivor Still Cooking Up a Storm

95-Year-Old Survivor Still Cooking Up a Storm

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Margit Kirsche and her husband Sandor survived Auschwitz and opened the first kosher food emporium in Chicago.

The Purpose of Passover: The Next Chapter of the Jewish People’s Story
The Purpose of Passover: The Next Chapter of the Jewish People’s Story

The Purpose of Passover: The Next Chapter of the Jewish People’s Story

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At the Seder you and your family are adding the next link of the chain to our unfinished story.

April 1st and the Jews

April 1st and the Jews

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For the Jewish people, April Fool’s Day has been marked by some decidedly non-funny events.

The Rothschilds: Separating Fact from Fiction

The Rothschilds: Separating Fact from Fiction

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A glimpse behind the illustrious, philanthropic family.

The Blood Libel Against Mendel Beilis

The Blood Libel Against Mendel Beilis

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An overview of the notorious 1913 ritual murder trial in Kiev, known as the "Beilis Affair".

An Unusual Journey: Eating Kosher on Russian Airline

An Unusual Journey: Eating Kosher on Russian Airline

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A small reminder of the miraculous nature of existence of the Jewish people.

Jews and Perfume

Jews and Perfume

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Eight little known facts about Jews and perfume, from ancient times to today.

Blaming Jews for Snow

Blaming Jews for Snow

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Just in time for the historical season of blood libels.

Under the Barracks: The Rabbi and the Holocaust Survivor
Under the Barracks: The Rabbi and the Holocaust Survivor

Under the Barracks: The Rabbi and the Holocaust Survivor

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A true story that will change your Seder.

Jews and the Irish Potato Famine

Jews and the Irish Potato Famine

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During Ireland’s hour of greatest need, Jews donated more aid than anyone in the world.

Dear Hebrew School Teachers, I Want a Refund

Dear Hebrew School Teachers, I Want a Refund

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Three ways I feel you let me down and how you can do way better.

My Inspiring Uber Ride in LA
My Inspiring Uber Ride in LA

My Inspiring Uber Ride in LA

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A Jewish teen changes the life of a disengaged Uber driver.

Saving Benny and Josh: Turning Tragedy into Purpose

Saving Benny and Josh: Turning Tragedy into Purpose

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Jennie and Gary Landsman are doing everything they can to help find a cure to their sons’ rare and fatal disease.

Native Americans and the Jews

Native Americans and the Jews

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Whether or not Native Americans are one of the lost tribes of Israel, the strange parallels between them and the Jews are intriguing.

Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism in the U.S.

Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism in the U.S.

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1,986 anti-Semitic crimes were reported, a 57% increase on the previous year.

Queen Esther and 6 Other Extraordinary Jewish Women

Queen Esther and 6 Other Extraordinary Jewish Women

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Jewish history abounds with strong Jewish women who ensured the survival of the Jewish people.

Mordechai, Reincarnation & Jewish Pride
Rabbi Benjamin Blech

Mordechai, Reincarnation & Jewish Pride

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The response to a world filled with anti-Semitism must be pride, not submission.

Sentenced to Death in Iran

Sentenced to Death in Iran

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A Jewish grandmother is denied asylum in the Netherlands. She is hoping for a Purim miracle.

Torah and the Mormon Snowboarder

Torah and the Mormon Snowboarder

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Why was a small Australian ski town plastered with signs, “Torah is the best”?

Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

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Four Jewish students and a teacher murdered along with 12 other victims.

Jewish Comedians and Splitting the Sea

Jewish Comedians and Splitting the Sea

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A surprising answer to why so many Jews become comedians.

Darkness and Light in Florida

Darkness and Light in Florida

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Seventeen candles in our backyard were extinguished. We owe them our best effort to make our light burn brighter.

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

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Representing the State of Israel in the Skeleton Sled competition, AJ Edelman puts his Torah-observance above all.

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

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Hanging with the Chabad rabbi and eating Kosher Pad-Thai.

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

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Every week a group of elderly retired Jews hold Shabbat dinners at Wendy’s. It’s beautiful but is this the best we can do for them?

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

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German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

Lost Synagogues of New York City

Lost Synagogues of New York City

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Photographs and history of shuls that have been turned into churches and community centers.

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

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One of the greatest cyclists of all time risked his life to save thousands of Jews.

Support Aish.com: Special 36 Hour Campaign Quadruple Your Donation

Support Aish.com: Special 36 Hour Campaign Quadruple Your Donation

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Aish Is Awesome.

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

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Including three Jewish owners and the Jewish general manager.

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

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It is inaccurate to say “Polish death camps” but the new law is an attempt to deny any complicity and the long history of Polish anti-Semitism.

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

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Ken Spiro’s new book explores why the Jewish people, a tiny nation, plays such a huge role in history.