Israel’s Unknown Heroic Spies of World War I

The Aaronsohn siblings founded an espionage ring in Zichron Yaakov to help Britain defeat the Turks.

A Soldier’s Return to Germany to Avenge His Family’s Deaths

Henry Birnbrey, a Kindertransport survivor, helped liberate a death train in the heart of Nazi Germany.

Rabbi Lau on the State of Jewry Today

A thought-provoking conversation with the esteemed rabbi.

Jews Flood Toronto Courtroom to Defend a Young Man’s Life

The doctors wanted to unplug Shalom Ounanounou. The Jewish community sprung into action.

Singing Hatikvah in Abu Dhabi

An Israeli won the gold in judo but they refused to play his national anthem. He defiantly sang it himself.

PODCAST: Fixing the World

Rabbi Ken Spiro on the Jewish People’s history of social responsibility.

Anne Frank, European Soccer and Anti-Semitism

The vile act that took place in Rome isn’t something new.

Great Bar/Bat Mitzvah Gift Ideas

Meaningful presents to mark this important milestone.

A Chaplain's Compassion

Rabbi Zimmerman truly knew how to walk the talk.

Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo Phenomenon

A silent epidemic is silent no more.

Forgiving Mengele

Is it right to forgive an unrepentant mass murderer?

Jews and Beer: 8 Surprising Facts

For centuries Jews have been vital in the production and marketing of beer.

Operation Brothers: The Mossad's Secret Scuba Operation in Sudan

The extraordinary first-person account of the mission to save Jewish refugees, soon to be a film starring Chris Evans.

Israel Tennis Star Stops Game Before Yom Kippur

David Sela made a clear statement that nothing is more important than his Jewish identity.

The Red ‘J’ of October

As a boy in Germany, seeing that Judenstempel on his passport made him realize that for the Nazis he was nothing but a Jewish object.

Hava Nagilah: The Story behind the Quintessential Jewish Song

The story of Hava Nagila spans much of modern Jewish history.

Let’s Make a Deal

Monty Hall’s best deal changed his life.

Make the Call: An Inspiring Yom Kippur Video

When Nancy Baida and Harry Ashkanazi had an argument, they never expected it to end the way it did. A powerful story about courage, humility and forgiveness.

Two White Robes: Yom Kippur and the Stormfront Summit

Their robe symbolizes a fixation with skin color, ours symbolizes the purity of the soul.

Rosh Hashanah Cards from the Holocaust

A glimpse into some of the ways Jews before, during and immediately after the Holocaust marked the New Year.

The U.S. Military and Rosh Hashanah

On Rosh Hashanah, Jewish soldiers on duty around the world will gather in prayer with the full support of the US military.

The Next Generation and the Meaning of Kol Nidrei

The powerful reason why Yom Kippur starts with such seemingly uninspiring words

Melanie Phillips on Britain’s Alarming Anti-Semitism Problem

While the number of anti-Semites is small, the amount of anti-Semitism diffused throughout British society is high.

Targeting Jew Haters on Facebook

ProPublica uncovers anti-Semitic advertising categories on Facebook.

Blown Away by Love: Atlanta Hosts Over 1000 Jewish Evacuees

A storm of giving and compassion is unleashed, creating unity and camaraderie in its wake.

The Bacon in the Omelet Lawsuit

Did she really think she was going to eat a kosher omelet at Denny’s?

Alexander Hamilton and the Jews

The surprising and extensive connections the Founding Father had with the Jews.

Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home

My son Hadar Goldin is the victim of a cease-fire, not a war, and it is time to bring him home.

Living in Denial in Greece

We met a history teacher in Greece who denied the Holocaust and equated the murder of 300 Jews on a ship headed for Auschwitz to death by natural disaster.

Jews, the Civil War and the Incident of Sharing Matzah at a Passover Seder

In 1865, one southern woman overlooked the deep divisions of war and saw her fellow Jew, not an opponent.

Marrying a Convert

He was getting pressure to break off the relationship. Here’s what I told him.

Attacks in Spain: “Europe is Lost; Jews Should Consider Moving to Israel”

Barcelona’s Chief Rabbi warns his fellow Jews to get out while they can. Not everyone agrees.

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.

The Meaning of Some Common Sephardic Last Names

Some of the most famous names of the Sephardic community can be traced back to medieval times.

Censored: “Chosen and Excluded – The Hate for Jews in Europe”

Why the German-French TV station doesn’t want you to see this film.

What American Jews Can Learn from the Muslim Community

According to a new Pew study, American Muslims are flourishing.

Prisoners of Hope: Why We Mourn on Tisha B’Av

In direct proportion to our yearning do we experience the joy of re-connection.

Tisha B’Av: Turning Mourning into Action

It is not enough to hope for redemption, we must be the catalyst for it.

The Titanic and the Jews

Some interesting facts about the fate of the Jews who boarded the Titanic.

Swastikas in My City of Bologna

Is Fascism quietly going mainstream again?

Margaret Thatcher and the Jews

A new book explores her deep connection with the Jewish people.

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau’s Revenge

A true story from Buchenwald, witnessed by Rabbi Lau when he was a young boy.

Overcoming Loss through Reconnection

Now is the time to feel a relentless responsibility to create meaning in our lives and reconnect to what really matters.

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