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The Secret Jew & Incredible Survival of his Lost Manuscript

The Secret Jew & Incredible Survival of his Lost Manuscript

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The amazing story of Luis de Carvajal, a secret Jew who was murdered in the 1500s, and the unlikely survival of his handwritten memoirs.

Daniel Kravitz and the Neo-Nazi

Daniel Kravitz and the Neo-Nazi

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The anti-Semite with a “Kill Jews” tattoo had no idea the store owner was Jewish.

The Swastika on the Desk

The Swastika on the Desk

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Unsettling times for American Jews as dark clouds of anti-Semitism intrude.

Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 2016 Top 10 Worst Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Incidents

Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 2016 Top 10 Worst Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Incidents

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With anti-Semitism raging on both sides of the Atlantic, here are some of the most troubling incidents targeting the Jewish people this past year.

Coming of Age at the Kotel Coming of Age at the Kotel

Coming of Age at the Kotel

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A short slideshow of exceptional images by award-winning photographer Shmuel Diamond.

A Very Special Passenger

A Very Special Passenger

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Something extraordinary happened on my recent flight to Israel.

Appreciating the Gift of Being Jewish

Appreciating the Gift of Being Jewish

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Four questions to ask yourself.

Some Amazing Facts about Jewish History

Some Amazing Facts about Jewish History

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You'll never look at these stats and figures the same way.

Hanukkah & Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Hanukkah & Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

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May the Maccabees’ fire of idealism guide us to create a united Jerusalem recognized by all people as Israel’s capital.

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Peace

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Peace

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Why that small flask of pure oil is like the heart of every Jew.

Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree
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Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree

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The actress's desire for a Christmas tree isn't trivial. It represents the contemporary Jew's struggle to hold onto her Jewish identity.

17 Amazing Facts about Olives

17 Amazing Facts about Olives

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There’s more to olives than the Hanukkah miracle.

Dear Fellow Jewish Teens

Dear Fellow Jewish Teens

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Growing up I felt like an outsider and didn’t care about being Jewish. Then I started taking a deeper look at my heritage.

Judaism Doesn’t Belong in a Museum

Judaism Doesn’t Belong in a Museum

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The Hellenists thought Judaism was a thing of the past. Too many Jews feel the same today.

Eight Gifts to Inspire our Children

Eight Gifts to Inspire our Children

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This Hanukkah give the gift of Jewish pride, courage and brotherhood.

Will Your Grandchildren be Jews: Updated

Will Your Grandchildren be Jews: Updated

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The future of the Jewish people, based on an analysis of the Pew Report on American Jewry.

Common Jewish Words: Their Origins & Meaning

Common Jewish Words: Their Origins & Meaning

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How many of us know the origins and exact meaning of these common Jewish phrases?

Searching for a Miracle

Searching for a Miracle

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Adam Krief's battle with cancer has sadly come to an end.

Born to Hate Jews Born to Hate Jews

Born to Hate Jews

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How Kasim Hafeez, a devout Muslim in England, overcame his ingrained hatred towards Israel and the Jews.

10 Ways You Can Fight BDS

10 Ways You Can Fight BDS

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Don’t be silent. Advocate for Israel.

I Am a Forgotten Jew

I Am a Forgotten Jew

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In honor of Jewish refugees from Arab lands.

Tell Me Who Are the Jews Or Die

Tell Me Who Are the Jews Or Die

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An American sergeant in WWII risks his life ordering 1000 POWs to say they are all Jews.

Fidel Castro and the Jews

Fidel Castro and the Jews

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Some surprising numbers related to Fidel Castro’s relationship with Israel and Jews.

Fostering 187 Children

Fostering 187 Children

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Shmuel and Yaffa Shecter, Holocaust survivors who moved to Israel, opened their home to anyone in need.

Ruth Gruber: Indomitable Jewish Activist and Legendary Journalist

Ruth Gruber: Indomitable Jewish Activist and Legendary Journalist

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Ruth Gruber, the journalist, author and activist, has died at the age of 105.

Erasing Golda Meir

Erasing Golda Meir

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Standing up to anti-Israel sentiment on campus and around the globe makes a real difference.

Jews and Japan: 7 Interesting Facts

Jews and Japan: 7 Interesting Facts

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Seven fascinating facts about Jewish links with the Land of the Rising Sun.

Shabbat Can Do That

Shabbat Can Do That

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The Shabbat Project brought together a million Jews from all walks of life.

Are Jews More Creative than Asians?

Are Jews More Creative than Asians?

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Why is a Jew 625 times more likely to win a Nobel Prize than an Asian? It has nothing to do with IQ.

A Letter to the Western Wall

A Letter to the Western Wall

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Thank you for inspiring me, for comforting me, for unifying our people.

The Cubs Win the World Series & the Coming of the Messiah

The Cubs Win the World Series & the Coming of the Messiah

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Cubs fans waited 108 years to experience this elation. Jews have been waiting 5777 years.

The Jewish People need Big Ideas

The Jewish People need Big Ideas

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This coming Shabbat, join hundreds of thousands of Jews around the world in fighting apathy and divisiveness.

A True Jewish Baseball Hero

A True Jewish Baseball Hero

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Meet the most inspiring player of this World Series season.

Give Peace a Chance Give Peace a Chance

Give Peace a Chance

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Amazing true story about what happens when we make peace our top priority.

75 Torah Scrolls Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers

75 Torah Scrolls Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers

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The joy of Simchat Torah: every letter counts.

Small Town, Big Moment: A Yom Kippur Story

Small Town, Big Moment: A Yom Kippur Story

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I was named after my great grandfather. Now I know why.

Understanding Anti-Semitism Today Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

Understanding Anti-Semitism Today

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In any given period of history, anti-Semitism is justified by culture’s highest source of authority. Today that is human rights.

A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People

A Lebanese Soldier Joins the Jewish People

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From an early age, I asked God, “Why was I created a Muslim?”

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

Yom Kippur: The Secret to Forgiveness

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The key to letting go of the hurt and truly forgive.

China’s Crackdown on the Jewish Community of Kaifeng

China’s Crackdown on the Jewish Community of Kaifeng

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The descendants of China's miniscule Jewish community face persecution today.

Alan Dershowitz's Top 3 Tips for Pro-Israel Students Alan Dershowitz's Top 3 Tips for Pro-Israel Students

Alan Dershowitz's Top 3 Tips for Pro-Israel Students

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Always respond, favor free speech, demand equality.

Rosh Hashanah: Anything Is Possible Rosh Hashanah: Anything Is Possible

Rosh Hashanah: Anything Is Possible

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Open yourself up to your vast potential because on Rosh Hashanah everything is open.

Rosh Hashanah: Breaking the Walls Rosh Hashanah: Breaking the Walls

Rosh Hashanah: Breaking the Walls

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This the time of the year to reach out to that neighbor, co-worker or relative, regardless of our differences.

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know about Rosh Hashanah The Most Important Thing You Need to Know about Rosh Hashanah

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know about Rosh Hashanah

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How to show God you’re a worthy investment this New Year.

Jewish Students have Religious Rights Too

Jewish Students have Religious Rights Too

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A memo to Jewish students: know your rights and protect yourself from discrimination.

In Safe Spaces on Campus, No Jews Allowed

In Safe Spaces on Campus, No Jews Allowed

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College students have risen up to fight racism on campuses. But it is often those very same students who subject Jewish students to anti-Semitism.

Oldest Man Alive to Celebrate his Bar Mitzvah

Oldest Man Alive to Celebrate his Bar Mitzvah

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Yisrael Kristal is turning 113 years old. Mazel tov!

8 Little-Known Facts about Jewish Pirates

8 Little-Known Facts about Jewish Pirates

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Some Jews turned to piracy as a way to fight against Spain and Portugal, the hosts of the brutal Inquisition.

A Survivor of Iraqi Horror

A Survivor of Iraqi Horror

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Elisha Cohen’s family was the victim of unimaginable terror under Saddam Hussein. But he survived to tell the world.

Anti-Israel Bias in Academia on Campus

Anti-Israel Bias in Academia on Campus

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Academics are increasingly calling for the end of the Jewish state with impunity.