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France's Jews: Canary in the Coal Mine

France's Jews: Canary in the Coal Mine

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If France is not safe for Jews, then the very future of Europe – and indeed the civilized world - is in real danger.

Fighting Terrorism

Fighting Terrorism

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They tried to bury us, but they didn’t realize that we are seeds.

The Anti-Semitic Derangement

The Anti-Semitic Derangement

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France's Jews are leaving, and that never bodes well for the society driving them out.

#Je Suis Juif

#Je Suis Juif

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I am a Jew. Don’t let the Jews of France stand alone.

An Open Letter to My Sisters and Brothers in France

An Open Letter to My Sisters and Brothers in France

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There is no future for you in France. I appeal to you, come home to Israel.

Jewish Genealogy: The Journey to Oneself

Jewish Genealogy: The Journey to Oneself

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Reaching into your ancestral history in order to refine your present identity.

The Rabbi from Shanghai

The Rabbi from Shanghai

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Born in a Chinese refugee ghetto, Rabbi Chaim Walkin is today a legendary Jewish educator.

Jews Don’t Say Happy New Year

Jews Don’t Say Happy New Year

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What’s the best wish for the new year?

A Walk in the Heart of Jewish Paris

A Walk in the Heart of Jewish Paris

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A visit to the Marais, the historic Jewish quarter of Paris with Samuel Ghiles-Meilhac, historian and resident of the Marais.

A Chanukah Carol

A Chanukah Carol

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

Fleeing the Hijab

Fleeing the Hijab

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

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
Chief Editor's Blog

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

Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen

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Remembering one year since the tragedy. 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
Chief Editor's Blog

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.