Zev Wolfson: A Modest Visionary

Without fanfare, Mr. Wolfson took responsibility for the physical and spiritual survival of the Jewish People.

My Victory over the Nazis

Destroying my father’s Talmud, they understood the secret of Jewish survival.

The Olympics & Completing the Talmud

The stark contrast of the two events sheds light on what it means to be a Jew.

The Talmud & Me

I recently became a link in the chain of transmission that stretches back thousands of years.

Are Holocaust Survivors Heroes?

Casting Holocaust survivors as nervy, pushy villains is a moral perversion.

Unbroken Spirit

Yosef Mendelevich’s heroic story of faith, courage and survival.

A Portrait of Greatness

Who was Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv?

Olympic Silence

Forty years after 11 athletes were murdered in Munich, Israel still mourns alone.

The Homeless Jew

For a child of divorce, feeling tears on Tisha B’Av is easy. It’s finding hope that’s the real challenge.

Formula for Jewish Survival

Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai’s strange request reveals the essence of the Jewish people.

What Happened to the Jews of Arabia?

A story that should make every Jew shudder.

Healing a Wounded Covenant

Children of Holocaust survivors reclaim their heritage.

A Modern Day Medical Miracle?

Rabbi Rafoel Shmuelevitz, the rosh yeshiva of Mir who suffers from ALS, remarkably improves, signaling a medical breakthrough.

Message from Toulouse

Eva Sandler transcends victimhood to become a modern-day heroine.

Alice Walker & Israel

The Pulitzer Prize winner’s fanatical worldview has morphed into Jew-hatred.

Seven Principles of Jewish Leadership

We are free. We are responsible. And together we can change the world.

When Disaster Strikes

Will Recant, son of Holocaust survivors, is one of the world’s top experts in emergency relief and disaster assistance programs.

Queen Elizabeth & Israel

In 60 years, why has she never visited Israel?

Trapped in Bolivian Prison

Jacob Ostreicher suffers the fallout of a broken justice system. You can help.

Reaching Israelis in America

Adam Milstein is using Hebrew to stem the tide of assimilation amongst Israelis living in America.

Lost & Found in LA

Embodying Jewish values is the best PR for Torah and the Jewish people.

No Matter What, I Love You

Parents – and God – love their children unconditionally, no matter what they do.

Torah at Sea

How Judaism informed my work as a deployed Navy Chaplain.

An Internet Story

I trusted my children. Then this happened.

Jewish Mothers in the Holocaust

There are no words to describe their valor, only prayers.

My Key to Success

A profile of philanthropist Chuck Boxenbaum.

The Illegal Mezuzah

Should a condo association have the right to block placement of religious symbols in the public spaces?

Inside the Nuremberg Mind

As a young German Jewish soldier, Howard Triest witnessed unusual intimate encounters with evil.

Her Name Was Klara Jasinski

My childhood view of a shattered, melodious life.

Perseverance Over Parkinson’s

Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel refused to be enslaved by his debilitating disease.

The 5 Most Important Things to Know About Passover

Our greatest contributions to the world summarized in five words: memory, optimism, faith, family, and responsibility.

Passover Miracles Today

The miraculous sweep of Jewish destiny, from ancient Egypt to nuclear Iran, set to the music of Yaakov Shwekey.

A Letter from Toulouse

Mrs. Sandler urges Jews around the world to do good in memory of the beloved victims.

Joining the Party

Be part of the largest celebration of Jewish learning and Jewish unity in American history.

Egypt, Iran & the Passover Miracle

God may guarantee the survival of the Jewish people, but individually, the existential threat is alarmingly real.

The Tragedy In Toulouse

To be a Jew is to be a magnet for hatred, no matter how unjustified and irrational.

I Hear You

It wasn’t we, the “frummies,” against those weird non-observant Jews. It was just all of us, together.

A Winning Season

Religious freedom isn’t always a giveaway.

Israel's Vital First Strike

One surefire way to avert a nuclear holocaust.

Purim’s Wakeup Call

Purim is unfolding again right before our very eyes. How can we go about business as usual?

Purim and Iran

Startling parallels between ancient Persia and Israel’s predicament today.

Hating Jews on Campus

Watch the powerful 30-minute documentary, Crossing the Line, that exposes the growing anti-Israel sentiment on campuses across North America.

Lessons for Israel Apartheid Week

My one-woman crusade to boycott human rights abusers.

Israel Peace Week 2012

How to effectively counter Israeli Apartheid Week on campus.

MTV, Hip-Hop and Judaism

Can Judaism be “cool” enough for a new generation?

A Quebec Jew

From Catholic Bloc Québécois MP to staunch Jewish activist.

A Second Holocaust?

The Holocaust has become a weapon of choice for many of Israel’s worst enemies, for a resurgent anti-Semitism.

Remembering Rebbetzin Chana Weinberg

Rebbetzin Weinberg was, as my father put it, a “leader of leaders.”

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