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Fleeing the Hijab

Fleeing the Hijab

As a Jewish girl living in Iran I was enraged that I was forced to wear a hijab. I was determined to attain freedom.

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The Friday Night Shabbat Dinner Experience

The Friday Night Shabbat Dinner Experience

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A great way to kindle Jewish continuity.

Obsessed with the Holocaust

Obsessed with the Holocaust

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It’s crazy, I know, but I often imagine another Holocaust is right around the corner.

10 Ways to Make December More Jewish

10 Ways to Make December More Jewish

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Helping kids enjoy being Jewish during December – and all year round.

Photos of the Last Remaining Synagogues in the Muslim World

Photos of the Last Remaining Synagogues in the Muslim World

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11 beautiful photos of shuls that were once home to thriving Jewish communities.

Photo from Dachau

Photo from Dachau

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Was that my father standing behind the barbed wire?

Life with Arabs in Jerusalem

Life with Arabs in Jerusalem

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The Har Nof massacre has stripped away the veneer of security, leaving us feeling vulnerable.

Ambassador for Israel

Ambassador for Israel

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A tribute to Charley Levine, the Israeli-Texan PR giant.

From the Four Widows

From the Four Widows

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In the midst of the most horrific nightmare, these righteous women are reaching out to the Jewish world with a message of hope.

10 Years in Siberia

10 Years in Siberia

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The remarkable story of Eliezer Nanas.

Campus Mezuzah Attacks

Campus Mezuzah Attacks

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At one California college, anti-Semitism repeatedly rears its ugly head.

From Radical Jihadist to Canadian Undercover Agent

From Radical Jihadist to Canadian Undercover Agent

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An exclusive interview with Mubin Shaikh, the mole who infiltrated the Toronto 18.

My Son’s Bar Mitzvah: My 5 Big Mistakes

My Son’s Bar Mitzvah: My 5 Big Mistakes

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Don’t sweat the details and make sure you focus on the meaning of the day.

The Shabbat that Shook the World

The Shabbat that Shook the World

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Tales from an unprecedented event that took the world by storm.

Choosing a Jewish Burial

Choosing a Jewish Burial

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My sister was having second thoughts about her decision to be cremated.

Have You Embraced a Convert Today?

Have You Embraced a Convert Today?

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Converts personify a Judaism that is fresh and exciting. Does that make us jealous?

Protesting the Met’s “Death of Klinghoffer”

Protesting the Met’s “Death of Klinghoffer”

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The death of Leon Klinghoffer cannot be explained away.

The Shabbat Project: Making History

The Shabbat Project: Making History

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As the sun dips below the horizon on October 24, an estimated one million people worldwide will be participating in this extraordinary initiative.

The Shabbat App

The Shabbat App

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We have become enslaved to the very technology designed to liberate us.

Window on the Rabbi’s Door

Window on the Rabbi’s Door

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Judaism's timely guidelines on preventing illicit sexual relationships.

Paula Abdul is Keeping Shabbat

Paula Abdul is Keeping Shabbat

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Discover why she is part of the upcoming worldwide Shabbat Project.

The Jews of Syria: A Lost Civilization

The Jews of Syria: A Lost Civilization

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Syrian Jewry’s illustrious past began thousands of years ago. Today some 50 Jews remain.

Jews Across the World Unite

Jews Across the World Unite

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What better way to go into Yom Kippur than joining the world in keeping one complete Shabbat together.

5 True Stories for Yom Kippur

5 True Stories for Yom Kippur

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From a Soviet labor camp to an ISIS prison, inspiring stories of people who clung to observing Yom Kippur, despite the odds.

Midnight in the Old City

Midnight in the Old City

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What draws tens of thousands of Jews, night after night, to the midnight Selichot service?

Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen: A Rosh Hashanah Message

Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen: A Rosh Hashanah Message

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Rachelle Fraenkel's inspiring message to the Jewish people.

The Death of Klinghoffer Controversy

The Death of Klinghoffer Controversy

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It is a disgrace that The New York Metropolitan Opera insists on performing this offensive, anti-Semitic work.

A Holy Family

A Holy Family

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If you want God to treat you as His child, you must treat other people as your brothers and sisters.

Don Fernando Aguilar’s Amazing Shofar

Don Fernando Aguilar’s Amazing Shofar

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How a community of Jews defied the Spanish Inquisition to listen to the Shofar.

A Memorial for Steven Sotloff

A Memorial for Steven Sotloff

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Even though the Islamic terrorists tried to get people to convert, Steven did not.

Uniting Out of Love, Not Hate

Uniting Out of Love, Not Hate

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How to free ourselves from the burden of isolation and anti-Semitism.

Defending David Gordon

Defending David Gordon

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His death has not been declared a suicide, despite what you may have read on the Internet.

6 Surprising Facts about Jewish Scotland

6 Surprising Facts about Jewish Scotland

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Welcome to the land of Jewish kilts and kosher haggis.

Remembering Steven Sotloff

Remembering Steven Sotloff

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The murdered journalist clung to his Jewish identity in captivity.

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

The Jewish History of Afghanistan

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A long lost chapter of Jews in the Diaspora.

A Hate Incident in LA

A Hate Incident in LA

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An Arab yelled at me, my wife and our four kids: “I hope your children die! Just like you’re killing children in Gaza!”

Zara’s Holocaust Shirt

Zara’s Holocaust Shirt

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The fashion faux pas is offensive, but save your indignation and focus on more critical issues.

Jewish Education, 75 Years After WWII

Jewish Education, 75 Years After WWII

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Ensuring the physical and spiritual survival of the Jewish people today.

The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Britain

The Rise of Anti-Semitism in Britain

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Nearly two thirds of British Jews are questioning their future in the United Kingdom.

Why Jews Are Worried

Why Jews Are Worried

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The renowned historian on the rising anti-Semitism in Europe.

In Search of Aaron Sofer

In Search of Aaron Sofer

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Let's do our part to help find our missing Jewish brother.

An Open Letter to Wolf Blitzer Re: Blood Libels

An Open Letter to Wolf Blitzer Re: Blood Libels

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Jews are in denial about anti-Semitism.

Rabbi Shot Walking to Shul

Rabbi Shot Walking to Shul

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The motivation for this crime is being investigated, but nothing can justify the killing of an innocent man walking to his place of worship.

8 Lessons from the War in Gaza

8 Lessons from the War in Gaza

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Points of clarity uncovered by the war.

The Hamas Miracle

The Hamas Miracle

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How did a terrorist organization sworn to Israel’s destruction, using human shields, firing rockets at populated areas become the good guys and Israel the bad?

The Shocking Murder of Ilan Halimi

The Shocking Murder of Ilan Halimi

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In 2006 a young Parisian Jew was kidnapped and brutally murdered because he was Jewish. French authorities initially refused to believe it was a hate crime.

The Jew in You

The Jew in You

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How real is your Jewish identity?

The Anti-Zionism Lie

The Anti-Zionism Lie

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They are not shouting “Death to the Israelis” on the streets of Paris. They are screaming “Death to the Jews.”

Attacking Jews over Gaza

Attacking Jews over Gaza

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Threats and violence against Jews – ostensibly as protest for the current war in Gaza – have spread to cities worldwide.

No More Apologies

No More Apologies

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I am sick of apologizing for Israel when it is Israel that really deserves an apology.