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5 Ways to Get the Most out of Hebrew School

5 Ways to Get the Most out of Hebrew School

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Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.

The Problem with Jewish Education

The Problem with Jewish Education

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Too many schools are teaching Judaism under a cloak of secularism.

Jews Don’t Say Happy New Year

Jews Don’t Say Happy New Year

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What’s the best wish for the new year?

Over the Top Bar Mitzvah Videos

Over the Top Bar Mitzvah Videos

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What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.

What to Do about Intermarriage

What to Do about Intermarriage

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Welcoming interfaith families is not enough. We need to help them transform themselves through Jewish life.

I Have a Dream

I Have a Dream

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Where is our dream today?

My Quest For Understanding: Confronting My Family's Nazi Past

My Quest For Understanding: Confronting My Family's Nazi Past

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I was about thirteen when I read that my uncle was accused of killing 30,000 Jews.

Israelis in the Ukraine

Israelis in the Ukraine

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After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.

The Sandy Koufax Choice

The Sandy Koufax Choice

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Finding the courage to make the right decisions.

My Zadie

My Zadie

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Can you ever be too Jewish for your grandparents? One young man tests the outer-limits.

The Dead End of Jewish Culture

The Dead End of Jewish Culture

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One-quarter of American Jews have rejected watered-down Judaism in favor of full-strength Christianity. Why?

Al Qaeda Threat & Elul

Al Qaeda Threat & Elul

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When danger is everywhere, listen to the siren of the shofar.

Yom Tzedakah

Yom Tzedakah

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A special day to educate and inspire toward charitable giving.

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

Trancoso's Hidden Jews

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More than five centuries after Portugal's Jews were compelled to convert to Catholicism, the Torah has finally returned to Trancoso.

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

Poland: Jews Aren't Welcome

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Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews.

A Different Sorrow

A Different Sorrow

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Mourning for the wholesome world I once grew up in.

Gentle Warrior

Gentle Warrior

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Harvey Hecker built Aish with absolute honesty and integrity.

The Perfect Partner

The Perfect Partner

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Harvey Hecker flew to Jerusalem to find out what Aish is all about. He never looked back.

Harvey Hecker, Humble Giant

Harvey Hecker, Humble Giant

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Mourning the passing of the first President of Aish International.

The Funeral Director

The Funeral Director

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When the unbearable becomes the norm.

Hollywood and the Holocaust

Hollywood and the Holocaust

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A controversial new book reveals new evidence of Jewish movie moguls’ collaboration with Nazis.

Love is a Choice

Love is a Choice

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How to stop treating your fellow Jews as the enemy.

Remembering Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

Remembering Rabbi Yaakov Weinberg

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Appreciating his greatness on the occasion of his yartzeit.

Why Pursue Justice against Aging Nazis?

Why Pursue Justice against Aging Nazis?

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Efraim Zuroff wants the world to know that injustice won't be tolerated.

Giving Till 113

Giving Till 113

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What drove Evelyn Kozak, the oldest Jew in the world, to help so many others?

Let’s Make a Deal

Let’s Make a Deal

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Monty Hall’s best deal changed his life.

My Son's Yarmulka

My Son's Yarmulka

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As a child of Holocaust survivor, it's hard for me to imagine that my child will openly declare his Jewishness to everyone.

An Open Letter to John Galliano

An Open Letter to John Galliano

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Learning about the Holocaust is a great first step. Don't stop there.

Modern Germany & Jews

Modern Germany & Jews

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The sad truth about today's rampant anti-Semitism in Germany.

How Do You Spell Knaidel?

How Do You Spell Knaidel?

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The National Spelling puts its spotlight on Yiddish. Is it a dying language?

Light in All the Dark Places

Light in All the Dark Places

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The extraordinary metamorphosis of Hitler's nephew's grandson.

European Anti-Semitism

European Anti-Semitism

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And why it’s not only the Jews who should be concerned.

Wagner’s Anti-Semitism

Wagner’s Anti-Semitism

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Not your garden-variety Jew hater.

Heart Transplant

Heart Transplant

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A young girl's struggles and triumphs unite a community with meaning, love and growth.

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

Giving Comfort: The Ring Theory

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How to best interact with someone going through a crisis.

King David & Jewish Leadership

King David & Jewish Leadership

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Four essential traits to being a leader.

Death of a Friend

Death of a Friend

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Learning the lesson of respect and Jewish unity from my dear friend Yechezkel Fox, of blessed memory.

5 Reasons to Choose Jewish Preschool

5 Reasons to Choose Jewish Preschool

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Early childhood is a great time to expose our kids to Jewish education. The results can last a lifetime.

Judaism & the Power of Names

Judaism & the Power of Names

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Your name is the key to your soul.

Why Go To Poland?

Why Go To Poland?

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Although my daughter's trip boosted the economy of the very people who wished us dead, it was worth it.

United in Tragedy

United in Tragedy

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It shouldn’t take the death of a 12-year-old girl or an act of terror to bring us all together.

Herzl’s Mistake

Herzl’s Mistake

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Israel & the real reason for anti-Semitism.

Shoshi’s Bright Light

Shoshi’s Bright Light

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Shoshi Stern, a beautiful, sweet flower, has been plucked from the Almighty’s garden, but her fragrance will last forever.

At Shoshi Stern’s Funeral

At Shoshi Stern’s Funeral

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How do you say goodbye to your 12-year-old daughter?

Israel Is Just a Dream

Israel Is Just a Dream

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Is Israel just a dream? The choice is yours.

The Birth of the Israeli Air Force

The Birth of the Israeli Air Force

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How a group of American fighter pilots risked their lives for the fledgling State of Israel.

Never Forget

Never Forget

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Remembering the Shoah in rap.

When Christians Repent

When Christians Repent

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Christians supporting the Jewish state? It hardly seems like news anymore.

I Can Do That

I Can Do That

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After a tragic accident that left him paralyzed, Rabbi Yehuda Simes inspires others to tackle life’s challenges.

Our Legacy Passed Along

Our Legacy Passed Along

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A Passover letter to my child.

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