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Shoes on the Danube

Shoes on the Danube

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A moving sculpture memorializes Jews who were murdered in broad daylight along the river.

Dark Days for Jews in Brussels

Dark Days for Jews in Brussels

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The terror attacks and subsequent lockdown are having a devastating effect on the community of 15,000 Jews.

Marcel Marceau Saved Hundreds of Holocaust Orphans

Marcel Marceau Saved Hundreds of Holocaust Orphans

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The pantomime artist’s greatest performance: risking his life to save others.

Jewish People are Connected: An Amazing True Story

Jewish People are Connected: An Amazing True Story

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How a baby-naming united hearts and transcended borders.

Purim Then, Iran Today

Purim Then, Iran Today

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Persia is today’s Iran, our present day Haman who seeks our destruction.

Remembering David Wichs

Remembering David Wichs

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David was tragically killed over a month ago in Manhattan by a crane that was toppled over.

Oldest Man Alive is a Jewish Holocaust Survivor

Oldest Man Alive is a Jewish Holocaust Survivor

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Yisrael Kristal is 112 years old and views his life as a miracle.

Barring Pro-Israel Group from Campus

Barring Pro-Israel Group from Campus

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Anti-Israel activists no longer hide behind excuses to mask their discrimination. They’re singling out Israel in the open with little fear of repercussion.

The Jews of Italy

The Jews of Italy

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8 little-known facts about the unique community of Italian Jews.

Jews in Early American Politics
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Infographic: Jews in Early American Politics

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Little-known facts about Jews in American politics.

A Jew in Tehran

A Jew in Tehran

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The Jewish community shared their lives and homes as if I was family -- because to them, I was.

The Nazi’s Table

The Nazi’s Table

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A mother leaves Prague in a cattle car; her son returns as a Sabbath-observant, US ambassador.

Speaking Hebrew at Penn Station

Speaking Hebrew at Penn Station

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My surprising encounter with a beggar in New York City.

Why I Learn Torah Daily

Why I Learn Torah Daily

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Because it gives me cohesive answers to life’s ultimate questions, plus 7 other reasons.

Solitary Confinement in Iranian Prison

Solitary Confinement in Iranian Prison

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In his cell, Josh Fattal embraced his Jewish identity and turned to Jewish practice for comfort and sustenance.

Justice Antonin Scalia and the Jews

Justice Antonin Scalia and the Jews

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Five little-known facts about the late Justice Scalia and his relationship with the Jewish community.

Heroic Soviet Prisoner of Zion

Heroic Soviet Prisoner of Zion

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The valiant courage of Sylva Zalmanson.

5 Fascinating Facts about Jews in India

5 Fascinating Facts about Jews in India

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Little-known facts about this ancient Jewish community.

The Miracle of Aish.com
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The Miracle of Aish.com

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24 hours. $1,000,000. It's all or nothing.

My Grandfather: Patriot & Traitor

My Grandfather: Patriot & Traitor

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There’s a time to uphold the law and there’s a time to outright break it.

Was the Holocaust a Uniquely Jewish Tragedy?

Was the Holocaust a Uniquely Jewish Tragedy?

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The extermination of the Jews was not a means to any end; it was an end in itself.

Hashem Melech 2.0: A Catchy New Version of the Classic Hit

Hashem Melech 2.0: A Catchy New Version of the Classic Hit

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An exciting performance on top of a NYC skyscraper featuring two great Jewish performers.

The Oil Crash and Israel

The Oil Crash and Israel

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It's no accident that Israel has not been blessed with huge oil reserves.

The Amazing Life of Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald

The Amazing Life of Rabbi Ronnie Greenwald

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Community activist, international spy swapper and hostage mediator, political mastermind, mentor for troubled teens, beloved camp director and dedicated Jew.

Devorah Stubin: The Unlikely Hero

Devorah Stubin: The Unlikely Hero

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Despite her many challenges, she persevered and she endured.

 Lord George Weidenfeld’s Legacy

Lord George Weidenfeld’s Legacy

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He died this week at age 96, leaving behind a legacy from which we can all learn.

Remembering Devorah Stubin

Remembering Devorah Stubin

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Devorah was the happiest person I knew. She will be sorely missed.

Wearing a Kippah in France

Wearing a Kippah in France

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Jews in France are being advised to remove their kippah in public and hide their Jewishness. Should they?

Remembering Dovid Winiarz

Remembering Dovid Winiarz

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Dovid taught us is that each of us has the potential to be great by using the unique tools God gave us.

Online Incitement

Online Incitement

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Social media has become a new frontline in the war on terror.

Kids of Courage: A Touching Video

Kids of Courage: A Touching Video

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Kids with severe diseases experience a trip of a lifetime.

Are Holocaust Survivors Heroes?

Are Holocaust Survivors Heroes?

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Casting Holocaust survivors as nervy, pushy villains is a moral perversion.

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

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How to best interact with someone going through a crisis.

Aish HaTorah Rabbi Murdered in Terrorist Attack
Chief Editor's Blog

Aish HaTorah Rabbi Murdered in Terrorist Attack

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Rabbi Reuven Biermacher loved every Jew and radiated a fervent passion for Torah.

The Mitzvot of Albert Mammon

The Mitzvot of Albert Mammon

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This heroic NY cop is a rescuer, matchmaker and Jewish mensch.

Macy’s Moguls: The Straus Brothers

Macy’s Moguls: The Straus Brothers

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The rags to riches story of Isidor and Nathan Straus.

No Jews or Israelis Allowed

No Jews or Israelis Allowed

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Kuwait Airways cancels its route rather than do business with Israelis. This discrimination isn’t the only recent example.

Is Christmas Good For the Jews?

Is Christmas Good For the Jews?

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The greatest challenge to our faith is not another faith, but faithlessness.

The Christmas Tree

The Christmas Tree

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A Jewish family comes home to discover their house festooned with holiday lights.

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.

Campus Anti-Semitism and the Left

Campus Anti-Semitism and the Left

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Jewish students are experiencing more intense hatred on campus.

Scattered Among the Nations

Scattered Among the Nations

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A selection of photos from isolated Jewish communities from around the globe.

Anti-Semitism on University of California’s Campuses

Anti-Semitism on University of California’s Campuses

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Why are Jewish students being treated so differently than other minorities?

Harry Potter and the Rabbi’s Glasses

Harry Potter and the Rabbi’s Glasses

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Harry discovers the magic of being a Jew. For Harry Potter fans only!

Interesting Facts about Jews in Early America

Interesting Facts about Jews in Early America

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Jewish trivia for Thanksgiving.

5 Greatest Gifts of Being a Jew

5 Greatest Gifts of Being a Jew

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Being Jewish confers precious divine gifts that we should never take for granted.

GI Jews

GI Jews

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Jewish Americans in World War II.

The World Stands with France. What about Israel?

The World Stands with France. What about Israel?

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Is it too much to ask the world to declare that when Jews are murdered it is as much of an outrage as when terror strikes in Paris?

Best Bar Mitzvah Ever

Best Bar Mitzvah Ever

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For a group of orphans in Jerusalem, celebrating their bar mitzvah is an unimaginable milestone.

The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust

The Priest Uncovering Hidden Atrocities of the Holocaust

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Father Patrick Desbois has dedicated his life to unearthing unmarked Jewish mass graves in Eastern Europe.