The Jews of Djerba: 9 Facts about This Ancient Jewish Community

One of the oldest Jewish communities in the world exists in a Muslim-dominated region.

The Jewish Plot to Kill Hitler

How the FBI prevented Jewish American gangsters from altering the course of history in 1933.

5 Signs You Need to Take a Fresh Look at Judaism

So many Jews, myself included, stopped their Jewish education when they were kids and never examined the depth of Judaism through adult eyes.

Cookies for Israel: Help Set a World Record

Here’s a sweet way to support Israel: Buy cookies!

Confronting General Eisenhower Over Allies’ Refusal to Bomb Auschwitz

In a direct and sharp rebuke, the Klausenberger Rebbe said the Americans and England shared in the guilt along with Hitler.

Bring Home the Remaining Jews in Ethiopia

Meet some of the last remaining Jews in Ethiopia who are yearning to come home to Israel.

Jews, Hats & Modern Anti-Semitism

The only antidote to anti-Semitism is pro-Semitism.

24 Hours in Shanghai

Exploring the city’s inspiring and little-known Jewish history during a one-day visit.

Cairo Geniza’s Remarkable Story of Wuhshah the Broker

Three medieval documents chronicle the life of a wealthy Jewish woman in Egypt at the turn of the 12th century.

Natalie Portman’s Insult to Israel

And her timing could not have been more inappropriate.

The Dangers of Being a Jew in France Today

Aish.com interviews a number of Jews living in France. Their future is precarious.

An Israeli Arab Defends His Country

Yahya Mahamid’s journey from hate to help.

I Am Israeli

Why you should celebrate Israel Independence Day.

Israel and the Secret of 70

The number 70 was singled out for special attention in ways that make this Yom HaAtzmaut particularly meaningful.

Our Brothers

Inspired by a true story, a non-religious former IDF soldier has an eye-opening conversation with an Orthodox man.

11 Quintessential Jewish Jokes

Some old and some new, and all have an underlying point.

What’s Really Wrong with the Insulting “Jewish Man’s Rebellion” Essay

Don’t minimize the inherent difficulties in inter-faith marriage.

95-Year-Old Survivor Still Cooking Up a Storm

Margit Kirsche and her husband Sandor survived Auschwitz and opened the first kosher food emporium in Chicago.

The Purpose of Passover: The Next Chapter of the Jewish People’s Story

At the Seder you and your family are adding the next link of the chain to our unfinished story.

April 1st and the Jews

For the Jewish people, April Fool’s Day has been marked by some decidedly non-funny events.

The Rothschilds: Separating Fact from Fiction

A glimpse behind the illustrious, philanthropic family.

The Blood Libel Against Mendel Beilis

An overview of the notorious 1913 ritual murder trial in Kiev, known as the "Beilis Affair".

An Unusual Journey: Eating Kosher on Russian Airline

A small reminder of the miraculous nature of existence of the Jewish people.

Jews and Perfume

Eight little known facts about Jews and perfume, from ancient times to today.

Blaming Jews for Snow

Just in time for the historical season of blood libels.

Jews and the Irish Potato Famine

During Ireland’s hour of greatest need, Jews donated more aid than anyone in the world.

Dear Hebrew School Teachers, I Want a Refund

Three ways I feel you let me down and how you can do way better.

My Inspiring Uber Ride in LA

A Jewish teen changes the life of a disengaged Uber driver.

Saving Benny and Josh: Turning Tragedy into Purpose

Jennie and Gary Landsman are doing everything they can to help find a cure to their sons’ rare and fatal disease.

Native Americans and the Jews

Whether or not Native Americans are one of the lost tribes of Israel, the strange parallels between them and the Jews are intriguing.

Skyrocketing Anti-Semitism in the U.S.

1,986 anti-Semitic crimes were reported, a 57% increase on the previous year.

Queen Esther and 6 Other Extraordinary Jewish Women

Jewish history abounds with strong Jewish women who ensured the survival of the Jewish people.

Mordechai, Reincarnation & Jewish Pride

The response to a world filled with anti-Semitism must be pride, not submission.

Sentenced to Death in Iran

A Jewish grandmother is denied asylum in the Netherlands. She is hoping for a Purim miracle.

Torah and the Mormon Snowboarder

Why was a small Australian ski town plastered with signs, “Torah is the best”?

Remembering the 5 Jewish Victims of the Florida Shooting

Four Jewish students and a teacher murdered along with 12 other victims.

Jewish Comedians and Splitting the Sea

A surprising answer to why so many Jews become comedians.

Darkness and Light in Florida

Seventeen candles in our backyard were extinguished. We owe them our best effort to make our light burn brighter.

The Hebrew Hammer's Amazing Path to the Winter Olympics

Representing the State of Israel in the Skeleton Sled competition, AJ Edelman puts his Torah-observance above all.

Checking Out the Jewish Scene in Phuket, Thailand

Hanging with the Chabad rabbi and eating Kosher Pad-Thai.

Wendy’s Shabbat: Beauty Traced with Sadness

Every week a group of elderly retired Jews hold Shabbat dinners at Wendy’s. It’s beautiful but is this the best we can do for them?

Behind Enemy Lines: Jewish Woman who Spied on Nazis

German soldiers thought she was a blonde bimbo looking for her Nazi fiancé. How did this courageous Jew from an Orthodox family become a spy?

Lost Synagogues of New York City

Photographs and history of shuls that have been turned into churches and community centers.

Gino Bartali: The Superstar who Defied the Fascists

One of the greatest cyclists of all time risked his life to save thousands of Jews.

Super Bowl 2018: 6 Jewish Facts

Including three Jewish owners and the Jewish general manager.

Jews and Poles Don’t Have to Be Enemies

It is inaccurate to say “Polish death camps” but the new law is an attempt to deny any complicity and the long history of Polish anti-Semitism.

Destiny: The Incredible Story of the Jewish People

Ken Spiro’s new book explores why the Jewish people, a tiny nation, plays such a huge role in history.

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