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Caught in the Backlash?

Caught in the Backlash?

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As strains of Islam arouse suspicion worldwide, there may be ramifications for the Jewish community too.

Count Us In

Count Us In

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Down syndrome isn't preventing Danielle Magady from leading the typical life of a teenager.

Call-In for Pollard

Call-In for Pollard

by Aish.com Staff

Passover is the holiday of freedom. After 22 years, isn't it time?

Will Your Grandchildren Be Jews?

Will Your Grandchildren Be Jews?

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The disintegration of the American Jewish community and how to reverse it.

Milka's Art of Giving

Milka's Art of Giving

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She finds the strength to feed Israel's poor by feeding her own soul.

My Children's Jewish Future

My Children's Jewish Future

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A father's letter to his two children who are dating non-Jews.

Mobilize Now

Mobilize Now

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Anti-Semitism has leapfrogged from isolated attacks against Jews to incitement to genocide -- the actual elimination of the Jewish state.

A Touch of Eternity

A Touch of Eternity

by Charlotte Friedland

Magnetic, spiritual, ancient and contemporary -- a Torah scroll connects Jews of every stripe to every other Jew of the past, present and future.

A Reunion with a Stranger

A Reunion with a Stranger

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Amazing how one person changed my life, without even meeting her face to face.

The Polarized Jewish Community

The Polarized Jewish Community

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Assimilation and cultural renaissance: two sides of the same coin of American Jewish life.

The Sound of Silence

The Sound of Silence

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One of the liveliest Shabbat dinners we hosted was with a group of deaf teenagers.

Fighting Assimilation

Fighting Assimilation

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Give American Jews a 'birthright honeymoon.'

World Class Composer, World Class Jew

World Class Composer, World Class Jew

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Steve Reich at 70: A Personal Reminiscence

Impostors in Hassidic Garb

Impostors in Hassidic Garb

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These insane Jews embraced the disciples and followers of their ancestors' murderers and have been spit out by the Torah world.

A Chanukah Carol

A Chanukah Carol

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In one moment of silence, my Jewish identity was born.

Retro Kippah

Retro Kippah

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Resuscitating a spark from the bar mitzvah days.

Exploring Jewish Identity in Hungary

Exploring Jewish Identity in Hungary

by Rachelle Grossman

I was looking at myself by looking at others.

Poland and the Jews

Poland and the Jews

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An interview with Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Poland's Chief Rabbi.

Anorexia: Starving in the Land of Plenty

Anorexia: Starving in the Land of Plenty

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Without warning, anorexia kidnapped my 15-year-old daughter.

Adoption: Filling the Void

Adoption: Filling the Void

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Creating Jewish families through adoption.

Blessing Inc

Blessing Inc

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The Puah Institute provides fertility counseling and assistance for couples throughout the world.

If You Were Born a Jew

If You Were Born a Jew

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You're descended from a long line of idealistic heroes and heroines.

My Son, the Teacher

My Son, the Teacher

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I told my kids that the two most important things are Jewish education and the State of Israel. How was I to know that they were actually listening?

A Soviet Simchat Torah

A Soviet Simchat Torah

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For the Jews of Soviet Russia who celebrated nothing else, Simchat Torah was enough to transmit the full weight of what it means to be a Jew.

The Jewish Singles Scene

The Jewish Singles Scene

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It's not their problem, it's all of ours!

One Big Family

One Big Family

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It doesn't take a war for a country to unite and feel like family. There's always Sukkot.

Returning Home

Returning Home

by Idan Avni

People can change. Meet Avraham Sinai -- a former Shi'ite from Lebanon who converted to Judaism.

So What if She's Older than Me?

So What if She's Older than Me?

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Three weeks ago I did something I have never ever done before. I danced at a cemetery.

Armchair Generals

Armchair Generals

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Although there may be no real solution at hand, here are two important points about this last war.

Peace in Israel: A Jewish Perspective

Peace in Israel: A Jewish Perspective

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Peace in Israel is possible, but ultimately not through the force of arms.

Hezbollah's Final Solution

Hezbollah's Final Solution

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The Iran-Hezbollah axis is the greatest threat to world peace, to Jewish survival, to Western values, and to civilization.

Front Lines, Back Lines

Front Lines, Back Lines

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As immigrants who chose to live in Israel, we came to immerse ourselves in the great pride of our nation, as well as its great pain.

Overcoming the Separation

Overcoming the Separation

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Identification with the suffering of our fellow Jews is not automatic. It requires work.

Sorry, Danny

Sorry, Danny

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After 20 years of story telling, the realization hits that it was at someone else's expense.

The Conversion Vaccine

The Conversion Vaccine

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The best defense to the ambitious "Jews for Jesus" missionary campaign.

Stop the Loneliness

Stop the Loneliness

by A Lonely SFJ

Don't let what happened to me happen to one more single person.

Out of School

Out of School

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An 8th grader pleads for understanding.

Being British for 350 years

Being British for 350 years

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My family has been in Britain for 350 years. Perhaps it is time for a change.

Shiva Works

Shiva Works

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The shiva for my father centered on the joy of his life, not his death.

Daniel Wultz Remembered

Daniel Wultz Remembered

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Daniel touched those who knew him with his passion for life, family, Judaism and Israel. His short life can still touch yours.

Why A.B.Yehoshua Is Wrong

Why A.B.Yehoshua Is Wrong

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Maybe, just maybe, Judaism -- Jewish belief and practice as prescribed by the Jewish religious tradition -- is the key to Jewish continuity.

Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds

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The fears I had about putting my daughter in a Jewish day school were fears I really had for myself.

The Rabbi and the Professor

The Rabbi and the Professor

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A true story for Israel Remembrance Day.

Lost Amid the Pyramids

Lost Amid the Pyramids

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Passover is about redeeming our core identity.

Person First, Disability Later

Person First, Disability Later

by Robin A. Meltzer

My daughter is a unique individual, not a diagnosis.

The End of French Jewry?

The End of French Jewry?

by Gabrielle Birkner

After the horrific murder of Ilan Halimi and three subsequent anti-Semitic attacks, pressure to flee growing for some, and dismissed by others.

The Man on the Street

The Man on the Street

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My one minute encounter in Hungary reflected all the despair and all the hopeful triumph of the Jewish people in exile.

Seeking God in New Orleans

Seeking God in New Orleans

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Rebuilding post-Katrina, amidst water, fire and vandals.

The Halimi Murder

The Halimi Murder

by the Jerusalem Post

The grisly murder of Ilan Halimi should concern the entire Jewish world.

Villainy Early Detection System

Villainy Early Detection System

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Anti-Semitism as the world's Big Alarm.