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Hidden Figures: Jewish Refugees Fighting for Civil Rights

Hidden Figures: Jewish Refugees Fighting for Civil Rights

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Many Jewish academics who fled Nazi Europe mentored African American students in the United States.

The United States of Hate

The United States of Hate

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How to respond to the rise of anti-Semitism in the United States.

Why I Left Germany

Why I Left Germany

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Once I opened my eyes, the alarming signs of rising anti-Semitism were everywhere.

Steven Spielberg's Mother Shone Her Own Light

Steven Spielberg's Mother Shone Her Own Light

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Leah Adler passes away at age 97.

Agnes Keleti: Israel’s Trailblazing Olympic Champion

Agnes Keleti: Israel’s Trailblazing Olympic Champion

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The Holocaust survivor, one of the greatest gymnasts in history is being honored with the Israel Prize.

The Non-Jew who Saved My Father from the Nazis

The Non-Jew who Saved My Father from the Nazis

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How one act of kindness triggered never-ending reverberations that are still being felt today.

Great Yiddish Expressions

Great Yiddish Expressions

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On business, family, being a mensch and classic curses too.

The Rabbi and the Israeli Taxi Driver
The Rabbi and the Israeli Taxi Driver

The Rabbi and the Israeli Taxi Driver

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What is the secret of Jewish unity?

What Do You Love about Jerusalem?

What Do You Love about Jerusalem?

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Be part of Aish.com’s short video celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification!

Jews and Native Americans: 7 Fascinating Facts

Jews and Native Americans: 7 Fascinating Facts

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Like Julis Meyer, aka Box-Ka-Re-Sha-Hash-Ta-Ka, which means “Curly Haired White Chief Who Speaks with One Tongue.”

The Shocking True Story behind Spielberg’s Next Film

The Shocking True Story behind Spielberg’s Next Film

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With Papal consent, Edgardo Mortara, a Jewish child, was ripped from his family and raised as a Catholic in 19th century Italy.

Christopher Columbus, Secret Jew

Christopher Columbus, Secret Jew

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What is the evidence that Columbus was a Jew?

Jews and Chocolate: 9 Little Known Facts

Jews and Chocolate: 9 Little Known Facts

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Plus a traditional Jewish chocolate recipe.

The Power of the Wheel
The Power of the Wheel

The Power of the Wheel

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By embracing our unity we can tap into the power of our complex diversity and individuality.

Why have the Jews Survived?

Why have the Jews Survived?

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One of the great miracles of world history is the eternal vibrancy and relevance of Torah.

Fighting Jew Hatred in Chicago

Fighting Jew Hatred in Chicago

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After a shul is vandalized, Jews, Muslims and Christians come together to stand against hate.

An Open Door: Amazing Story of Jewish Rescue in the Philippines
An Open Door: Amazing Story of Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

An Open Door: Amazing Story of Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

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When the world closed its doors to refugees, President Manuel Quezon saved 1200 Jews fleeing Nazi Germany.

From Egyptian Muslim to Defender of Israel

From Egyptian Muslim to Defender of Israel

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Hussein Aboubakr Mansour’s harrowing journey from oppression to freedom.

Steven Spielberg’s Jewish Roots

Steven Spielberg’s Jewish Roots

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“Because I am proud of being Jewish, I am worried by the growing anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in the world.”

Distorting the Holocaust

Distorting the Holocaust

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The de-Judaization of the Holocaust renders it devoid of its major message.

Jewish Dad Saves Teen’s Life

Jewish Dad Saves Teen’s Life

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Coach Steven Greenberg’s quick actions saved the life of a visiting player who suddenly collapsed and was unresponsive.

Deeper Meaning of 9 Common Jewish Words

Deeper Meaning of 9 Common Jewish Words

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Do you know the origins of these Jewish terms?

Jews and the Circus: 7 Fascinating Facts

Jews and the Circus: 7 Fascinating Facts

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Did you know that Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is owned by a Jewish family?

Remembering Under the Clouds of Anti-Semitism

Remembering Under the Clouds of Anti-Semitism

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This year Holocaust Remembrance Day observances are mired in controversy in a number of European countries.

Let Us Remember

Let Us Remember

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On International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Bomb Threats Targeting Jewish Organizations

Bomb Threats Targeting Jewish Organizations

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Despite the fear, parents are keeping their kids in Jewish schools and standing up to evil.

Who Are the Jews?: A Psychologist’s Response

Who Are the Jews?: A Psychologist’s Response

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Jews are the most rewarded and most punished people in the history of the world.

Countering Hate in Montana

Countering Hate in Montana

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Neo-Nazis are planning a march against Jews in a small Montana town. Here's what you can do about it.

Uncovering Jewish History in Vilna

Uncovering Jewish History in Vilna

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Cutting edge technology is unearthing fascinating new evidence regarding the Jews of Vilna.

When Your Husband Becomes Ill

When Your Husband Becomes Ill

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Suddenly I woke up on a different planet.

The Secret Jew & Incredible Survival of his Lost Manuscript

The Secret Jew & Incredible Survival of his Lost Manuscript

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The amazing story of Luis de Carvajal, a secret Jew who was murdered in the 1500s, and the unlikely survival of his handwritten memoirs.

Daniel Kravitz and the Neo-Nazi

Daniel Kravitz and the Neo-Nazi

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The anti-Semite with a “Kill Jews” tattoo had no idea the store owner was Jewish.

The Swastika on the Desk

The Swastika on the Desk

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Unsettling times for American Jews as dark clouds of anti-Semitism intrude.

Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 2016 Top 10 Worst Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Incidents

Simon Wiesenthal Center’s 2016 Top 10 Worst Anti-Semitic/Anti-Israel Incidents

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With anti-Semitism raging on both sides of the Atlantic, here are some of the most troubling incidents targeting the Jewish people this past year.

Coming of Age at the Kotel
Coming of Age at the Kotel

Coming of Age at the Kotel

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A short slideshow of exceptional images by award-winning photographer Shmuel Diamond.

A Very Special Passenger

A Very Special Passenger

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Something extraordinary happened on my recent flight to Israel.

Appreciating the Gift of Being Jewish

Appreciating the Gift of Being Jewish

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Four questions to ask yourself.

Some Amazing Facts about Jewish History

Some Amazing Facts about Jewish History

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You'll never look at these stats and figures the same way.

Hanukkah & Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Hanukkah & Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

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May the Maccabees’ fire of idealism guide us to create a united Jerusalem recognized by all people as Israel’s capital.

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Peace

Hanukkah: The Holiday of Peace

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Why that small flask of pure oil is like the heart of every Jew.

Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree
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Natalie Portman's Christmas Tree

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The actress's desire for a Christmas tree isn't trivial. It represents the contemporary Jew's struggle to hold onto her Jewish identity.

17 Amazing Facts about Olives

17 Amazing Facts about Olives

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There’s more to olives than the Hanukkah miracle.

Dear Fellow Jewish Teens

Dear Fellow Jewish Teens

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Growing up I felt like an outsider and didn’t care about being Jewish. Then I started taking a deeper look at my heritage.

Judaism Doesn’t Belong in a Museum

Judaism Doesn’t Belong in a Museum

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The Hellenists thought Judaism was a thing of the past. Too many Jews feel the same today.

Eight Gifts to Inspire our Children

Eight Gifts to Inspire our Children

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This Hanukkah give the gift of Jewish pride, courage and brotherhood.

Will Your Grandchildren be Jews: Updated

Will Your Grandchildren be Jews: Updated

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The future of the Jewish people, based on an analysis of the Pew Report on American Jewry.

Common Jewish Words: Their Origins & Meaning

Common Jewish Words: Their Origins & Meaning

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How many of us know the origins and exact meaning of these common Jewish phrases?

Searching for a Miracle

Searching for a Miracle

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Adam Krief's battle with cancer has sadly come to an end.

Born to Hate Jews
Born to Hate Jews

Born to Hate Jews

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How Kasim Hafeez, a devout Muslim in England, overcame his ingrained hatred towards Israel and the Jews.

10 Ways You Can Fight BDS

10 Ways You Can Fight BDS

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Don’t be silent. Advocate for Israel.