We are a people who treasure life, surrounded by those who revere death.
We are indeed one family. And one that dwells alone.
Meet the man behind the some of the most well-known Jewish songs.
Who was this kippah-clad, non-Jewish looking German sitting across from me?
Families of abducted Israeli teens refuse to succumb to despair.
From the Death March to Israel, a piece of leather connects generations.
Take a moment to appreciate this most precious gift.
My unforgettable visit with Alexander Imich who recently passed away at 111 years old.
The notable historian describes some of the pivotal figures who shaped his outlook as a community rabbi.
How many donors does Aish.com have?
Only three popes out of 266 have been brave enough to make significant changes in the Church’s relationship with the Jews.
Should the ADL global study on anti-Semitism be cause for alarm?
We need to stand up against attempts to bully and intimidate pro-Israel students on campus.
My bar mitzvah was a celebration of ignorance. It’s time to stop the charade.
Odessa's Jewish community leader speaks out on threats of violence. An Aish.com exclusive.
Is Donald Sterling’s racism worse because he’s a Jew?
Jewish students tell university administrators: stop hiding.
The oldest hatred has assumed a new form for a new age: hostility to Zionism and Israel.
The Kansas City JCC murders remind us that virulent anti-Semitism does exists in the United States.
Passover and the redemptive value of Jewish identity.
French anti-Semitism and French aliyah skyrocket on parallel tracks.
Meet Rose Marchik, a Jewish foster mother who has cared for over 150 children.
You can help an amazing young, disabled man win a wheelchair van.
Surrounded by chaos and danger, over half of the Jewish community has left. Meet one Jew who is staying.
Justice demands that Pollard be released without regard to what Israel decides to do on the release of Arab prisoners.
Harvard Hillel and the Jewish Philanthropies pay for a student pilgrimage to the arch-terrorist’s burial shrine.
What do you envision when you think of the Orthodox Jewish community? Here’s an accurate portrayal based on real life experience.
March 19, 2014, marks the second Yahrzeit of the shooting in Toulouse, France that killed Rabbi Sandler, two of his children, and a little girl.
As a child, that dreadful word Zhid echoed through my hometown. Don’t think the anti-Semitism is no longer there.
Like Solomon Northup, Esther could not reveal her true identity.
Rabbi Meir Schuster introduced me to the beauty of Shabbat in Jerusalem. I never got the chance to thank him.
The real crisis is that as a community we don’t value Torah education as an end unto itself.
Why would anyone care if he’s dating a Gentile?
These real people exemplify five Jewish responses to dealing with adversity.
The best response to anti-Semitism is to deepen your pride in being Jewish.
Insights into fixing oneself and fixing the world.
16 year old boy had been missing from Brookline home since Monday amid record cold weather, fliers handed out with picture.
Belinda and I struggled with the idea: Does God care if we intermarry?