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What is the Significance of the Kippah?
What is the Significance of the Kippah?

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

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Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

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Some of the most famous names of the Sephardic community can be traced back to medieval times.

Censored: “Chosen and Excluded – The Hate for Jews in Europe”

Censored: “Chosen and Excluded – The Hate for Jews in Europe”

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Why the German-French TV station doesn’t want you to see this film.

What American Jews Can Learn from the Muslim Community

What American Jews Can Learn from the Muslim Community

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According to a new Pew study, American Muslims are flourishing.

Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines
Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines

Hating Israel: Understanding Tisha B’Av through Today’s Headlines

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How preconceived notions cause baseless hatred.

Prisoners of Hope: Why We Mourn on Tisha B’Av

Prisoners of Hope: Why We Mourn on Tisha B’Av

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In direct proportion to our yearning do we experience the joy of re-connection.

Tisha B’Av: Turning Mourning into Action

Tisha B’Av: Turning Mourning into Action

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It is not enough to hope for redemption, we must be the catalyst for it.

The Titanic and the Jews

The Titanic and the Jews

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Some interesting facts about the fate of the Jews who boarded the Titanic.

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

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Is Fascism quietly going mainstream again?

Margaret Thatcher and the Jews

Margaret Thatcher and the Jews

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A new book explores her deep connection with the Jewish people.

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

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A true story from Buchenwald, witnessed by Rabbi Lau when he was a young boy.

The Meaning of Some Common Jewish Last Names

The Meaning of Some Common Jewish Last Names

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Some of these will surprise you.

7 Facts about Jewish Life in Russia Today

7 Facts about Jewish Life in Russia Today

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Some of them might surprise you.

Overcoming Loss through Reconnection

Overcoming Loss through Reconnection

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Now is the time to feel a relentless responsibility to create meaning in our lives and reconnect to what really matters.

The Mutation of Anti-Semitism
The Mutation of Anti-Semitism

The Mutation of Anti-Semitism

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Why the rise of anti-Semitism across Europe and around the world presents a danger not just for Jews, but for all who care about our common humanity.

Is Paddington Bear Jewish?

Is Paddington Bear Jewish?

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Michael Bond, the author, based his beloved character on Jewish children who were refugees in war-torn Europe.

The American Jew who Smuggled Holocaust Survivors to Israel

The American Jew who Smuggled Holocaust Survivors to Israel

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The true story of the secret operation to ferry thousands of desperate Holocaust survivors to Israel.

Why Leo Frank’s Lynching Matters Today

Why Leo Frank’s Lynching Matters Today

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An innocent Jewish man was hanged by a mob in 1915. Anti-Semites today are justifying his murder.

American Jewry is Disappearing

American Jewry is Disappearing

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Patrilineal descent and intermarriage are the problem, not the solution.

Sarah Halimi’s Murder: Masking Jew Hatred in France

Sarah Halimi’s Murder: Masking Jew Hatred in France

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French police refusal to call the murder of an Orthodox woman by a Muslim a hate crime is causing an uproar.

The Scandalous Murder of Alexander Rubowitz

The Scandalous Murder of Alexander Rubowitz

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In 1947 a Jewish boy, 16, was kidnapped from Jerusalem and never seen again. His alleged abductor, a British WWII hero, apparently got away with murder.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Jewish Great-Grandson

J.R.R. Tolkien's Jewish Great-Grandson

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Nicholas Tolkien is an observant Jew whose new play about the Holocaust just opened in New York.

Caretaker of Venice’s Jewish Cemeteries

Caretaker of Venice’s Jewish Cemeteries

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Long neglected, Aldo Izzo is restoring Venice's centuries-old Jewish cemeteries.

INFOGRAPHIC: Will Your Grandchildren Be Jewish?
Infographic

Infographic: INFOGRAPHIC: Will Your Grandchildren Be Jewish?

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Are American Jews facing an existential threat?

Giving My Children Something More Than I Had Growing Up

Giving My Children Something More Than I Had Growing Up

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Despite having less than I did as a child, I’m giving my kids a greater love and understanding of their Jewish heritage.

The Star of David
The Star of David

The Star of David

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The deeper meaning of this iconic Jewish symbol.

From Nigeria, with Admiration and Love

From Nigeria, with Admiration and Love

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A Nigerian will never forget the actions of one Jewish student at his university.

Bar Mitzvah of an 89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

Bar Mitzvah of an 89-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

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Delayed by the Nazis, Harold Katz is the first person to read from the Torah Scroll he has dedicated.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Prayer

Mark Zuckerberg’s Prayer

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No matter how financially blessed, we all need to call upon a higher power to help us make our lives a blessing.

Jerusalem: 50 Years of Reunification

Jerusalem: 50 Years of Reunification

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A reminder about who really owns Jerusalem.

No Money, No Terror

No Money, No Terror

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Israeli Attorney Nitsana Darshan-Leitner is waging a war against terrorism in courtrooms around the world.

Jewish Mother: Badge of Shame or Pride?

Jewish Mother: Badge of Shame or Pride?

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It’s time to drop the negative stereotypes and reclaim the title Jewish mother.

Emma Lazarus, the Jews and Israel

Emma Lazarus, the Jews and Israel

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The famous U.S. poet fought for Jewish rights and helped spark the Zionist movement.

Watch President Trump & Jerusalem Day Activities Live at the Western Wall

Watch President Trump & Jerusalem Day Activities Live at the Western Wall

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This week it is all eyes on the Jerusalem and the Western Wall. You can watch them live on Aish.com.

The Hassidic Rebbe who Pioneered Moving to Israel

The Hassidic Rebbe who Pioneered Moving to Israel

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All Jews can learn an important lesson from Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Vitebsk.

Confronting Neo-Nazis at University of Oregon

Confronting Neo-Nazis at University of Oregon

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We fought back with singing and demonstrating our Jewish pride.

5 Remote Jewish Communities

5 Remote Jewish Communities

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A majority of Jews live in Israel but millions of Jews remain scattered across the globe. Here are five little-known Jewish communities.

Jews and France: 11 Interesting Facts

Jews and France: 11 Interesting Facts

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As France heads to the polls, here are some fascinating points about Jews and France through the ages.

Auschwitz Violins and the Jewish State

Auschwitz Violins and the Jewish State

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Those violins that found their way from Auschwitz to Israel give voice to the Jewish people’s hope for returning home.

The Jew who Financed the American Revolution

The Jew who Financed the American Revolution

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Haym Salomon’s financial risk-taking helped establish America.

Alaska Airlines and the Jews of Yemen

Alaska Airlines and the Jews of Yemen

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Despite enormous danger, 28 Alaska Airlines pilots made some 380 flights and airlifted 48,818 refugees to Israel.

Tufts University’s Anti-Israel Resolution

Tufts University’s Anti-Israel Resolution

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An open letter to the students of Tufts from one of its Assistant Professors.

Rabbi Beaten in the Ukraine Dies

Rabbi Beaten in the Ukraine Dies

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Rabbi Mendel Deitsch worked tirelessly to rebuild Jewish life in Ukraine.

These Photos Were Not Approved by the Nazis

These Photos Were Not Approved by the Nazis

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Five photos from Henryk Ross Lodz Ghetto Collection.

Passover: I’m in Love with the Taste of You
Passover: I’m in Love with the Taste of You

Passover: I’m in Love with the Taste of You

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An epic Passover mashup celebrating freedom throughout history.

9 Facts about Jews and Egypt

9 Facts about Jews and Egypt

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Jews’ turbulent relationship with Egypt over thousands of years.

Why Are Jews a Small Nation?

Why Are Jews a Small Nation?

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Given its tiny numbers, according to the normal laws of history, the Jewish people should have disappeared through persecution or assimilation.

Jewish Self Hatred

Jewish Self Hatred

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Why are some Jews the worst enemies of the Jewish people?

Bagels: A Surprising Jewish History

Bagels: A Surprising Jewish History

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The history of bagels gives a window to Jewish history and fortunes over the past 800 years.

In Memory of Adam Krief

In Memory of Adam Krief

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During his arduous battle, he united the Jewish people through his life, and sadly through his death.