Some Jews turned to piracy as a way to fight against Spain and Portugal, the hosts of the brutal Inquisition.
Elisha Cohen’s family was the victim of unimaginable terror under Saddam Hussein. But he survived to tell the world.
Academics are increasingly calling for the end of the Jewish state with impunity.
The actor, who recently passed away, heard that voice that said to him: “This is your mission, should you choose to accept it...”
To the world she was a survivor and trailblazing visionary. To me and my siblings she was our mother who was always there for us.
Erez Deri came to his mother in a dream. A group of American high school students make his dream come true.
Milan Chatterjee, former student president of UCLA, is the most recent non-Jew leaving his school due to anti-Semitism. There are others.
As the Jewish world mourns her death, I'll never forget my encounter with this truly great woman.
If I was never going to intermarry, why was I seriously dating a non-Jewish, bona fide heartthrob?
A group of Jews perform the ultimate kindness for a woman who was going to have no mourners at her funeral.
10 surprising facts about Jews in the American Frontier.
Israel sent its largest ever delegation of athletes: 47 athletes, competing in 17 events.
My great-grandparents were murdered by the Nazis, but they are a powerful living presence in my life.
Our daughter was twinned with a girl from Luboml, Poland who perished in the Holocaust. Then the past came to life.
Raised by Christians as part of the Kindertransport, a 7-year-old girl clings to her Jewish identity.
Dr. Ludwig Guttmann’s belief in the value of every human being changed the future of disabled people.
Robert Levine was captured by the Nazis. As his life hung in balance, his dog tags revealed that he was Jewish.
The striking and surprising affinities between the contemporary African-American and Jewish struggles for freedom and dignity.
The slain rapper turned observant Jew teaches a lesson in the power of redemption.
For starters, it keeps me sane.
This short inspiring video retells Israel’s miraculous rescue of 102 hostages at Entebbe.
We have been scattered throughout the four corners of this earth, many have pronounced us as dead and yet here we are.
Jewish music stars from across the world come together to promote unity.
Nothing will deter him from standing up for his beliefs, even a terrorist attack that cost him his arm.
After the tragic death of their son, Mark and Ellen Newman are doing everything possible to ensure no other parents suffer what they have.
Akiva Neuman uses the same skills in training to be a rabbi to compete on American Ninja Warrior.
Being Jewish means dancing with the conflicting combination of pain and joy.
As England goes to the polls for a historic referendum, here are some little-known facts about Jews in the United Kingdom.
No, LeBron isn’t Jewish but he does embody many Jewish traits.
The esteemed rabbi recounts his moving story about his late father who was plucked from the fires of the Holocaust.
At the gates of Birkenau with 150 cyclists, I recited a name for a name.
A Palestinian repudiates the Muslim culture of violence and almost loses his life in the process. Now he’s becoming Jewish.
Celebrating the re-unification of Israel's eternal capital.
Working to protect Rabbi Teitelbaum, he gained insight into the essence of the Jewish people.
How do we understand the deaths of Rabbi Akiva’s students?
Celebrating his bar mitzvah with his grandson, Harry Bibla attains the ultimate victory.
In the presence of Natan Meir and his daughter, Israel’s UN ambassador’s call for his Palestinian counterpart to condemn his wife’s murder was met with silence.
For 30 years, Rabbi Moshe Frank has dedicated his life to helping Jewish maximum security prisoners.
Violinist Bronislaw Huberman's extraordinary efforts saved hundreds of Jewish families from the Holocaust and changed the landscape of cultural history.
Chernobyl is known as the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster. But the Ukrainian town has a much deeper meaning for Yitz Twersky whose illustrious family history originated there.
Eventually, everything is forgotten. Even the worst crime in history.
The amazing story of the 700 year old Haggadah, the Muslim librarian who saved it from the Nazis, and how his children were miraculously saved by Israel.