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.”

A Prayer of the Jewish People

An ancient prayer for contemporary times.

I Am Jewish

One Jew's answer to what it means to be Jewish.

Legitimizing Anti-Semitism

Why anti-Semitism is moving toward the mainstream.

Those Who Can, Teach

I’m not a rabbi, I never studied in yeshiva, and there’s so much I don’t know. So why am I teaching Torah?

Seeking My Brothers

We can strengthen Jewish unity by truly loving our fellow Jew.

Jewish Unplanned Pregnancy

There are no easy answers when facing a pregnancy for which you are unprepared – emotionally, financially or socially.

Israel Snapshot

Beautiful photos from the Land of Israel.

Matisyahu's Beard

I grew my beard as an expression of Jewish pride, not as a response to weakness.

Menorah on Top of the Tree

J. Hector de St. John de Crevecoeur explains how religious identity disappears within one generation in America.

The Life Assurance Specialist

Marc Firestone’s efforts earn him Aish’s Power of One Award.

Assimilation & the Chanukah Oil

Understanding the meaning of the Chanukah battle, a war unlike any other.

Days of Miracle and Wonder

After 2,000 years of dispersion and persecution, it's a miracle that we exist as a separate, identifiable people.

Bagel Lunch Advocacy

How to motivate Jews on campus.

Uplifting Torah

A tribute to Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, zt"l, one of the greatest Jewish leaders of our generation.

Near Lynch in Libya

After working with Libyan rebels, David Gerbi faced an angry mob at the ancient synagogue in Tripoli.

Gilad Shalit: Split Screen World

The government and people of Israel instinctively supported the release of Shalit because these Torah values are so deeply ingrained in our national psyche.

The Big Game: Baseball and the Jews

Like baseball, the ups and downs of Jewish history are strands of one larger story.

Gilad Shalit and the Sea Turtle

The controversial exchange highlights one extreme difference: Israel values life.

Aish Earns Top Nominations for Jewish Community Hero

Pro-Israel activism and marriage classes top the list.

Is Break-Fast the Hippest Holiday?

Relating to food on a day with no food.

Durban & 9/11: 10 Years Later

If 9/11 was the Kristallnacht of terror, Durban was the Mein Kampf.

Day School Affordability: Whose Responsibility?

Families with school-age children cannot afford to sustain the schools alone.

The Holiest Generation

Who could define what it meant to be a survivor? I learned the answer from Rabbi Moshe Feinstein.

Struck by the Storm

He gave his life to rescue a child in danger.

Mandela, Martin, and Me

Commitment to one’s Jewish identity does not come at the expense of one’s universal vision.

Yom Tzedakah

A special day to educate and inspire toward charitable giving.

Genome Judaism

All Jews are connected.

Aish.com's 2011 User Survey

Help Aish.com educate and inspire you. Take our quick survey.

Angel of Flatbush

Michal Schick and her empire of kindness.

Cries of a Jewish Woman

Her wailing captured the cries of a nation and delivered a message of hope.

Editors' Blog: My Tisha B'Av Fantasy

Imagine taking Ahmadinejad to the Third Temple that just descended on Jerusalem.

If Only

On Tisha B'Av I can feel the weight of thousands of years of “if onlys.”

The "Jewish Tribe" in Uganda

Meet the Abayudaya -- hundreds of would-be Jews in east Africa who have created an amazing community.

Debt Ceiling and Tisha B’Av

Raising our personal debt ceiling for tolerance and peace will bring down the spiritual debt of our nation.

Leiby's Parents' Statement

What you can do in Leiby's memory.

Learning from Leiby

I can't explain anything, but here are three lessons I've learned.

The Jewish Apprentice

What was I, an unaffiliated Jew with a Catholic father, doing on a Jewish entrepreneurial program hosted by Orthodox Jews?

A Message for All Jews

What can we possibly take from this barbaric tragedy?

Searching for Leiby

Along with the tragic ending, there was the unprecedented show of unity and love.

Shocked into Silence

Responding to the horrific murder of Leiby Kletzky.

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