Belinda and I struggled with the idea: Does God care if we intermarry?
Amidst the crumbling of apartheid and playing rugby, I discovered the depth of Judaism.
The greatest challenge to our faith is not another faith, but faithlessness.
Is there any substance to the claim that the Church has in its possession vessels from the holy Temple?
Jeff Aeder, the owner of Chicago’s hottest kosher restaurant, donates all the profits to charity.
South African leader's long relationship with community veered between supportive and hostile.
According to the recent Pew study, 53% of Jews who recently married another Jew are orthodox.
Has Hanukkah in America become a testament to assimilation?
I served shrimp at my wedding and enjoyed Saturdays at the mall. I didn’t know any better. But I do now.
Do we need to experience pain ourselves before we can really understand the pain of others?
Jewish students face ongoing anti-Semitism and no one is doing anything about it.
Too many Jews are turning their back on something they don’t even know. I was one of them.
Most children raised in interfaith families lack the tools and knowledge to make informed choices.
The transformational Shabbos Project fires the soul of a community.
Live, stimulating online seminars by top Aish authors and lecturers, in conjunction with Jewish Workshops.
One of the greatest philanthropists of the century passes away.
At the Bronx Youth Poetry Slam, a young Jew defends his beliefs.
The American Jewish day school system has failed in epic proportions.
Most Jews lack basic Jewish literacy. You can’t abandon what you never had in the first place.
The Jewish world mourns the loss of one of the greatest Torah leaders of the generation.
The recent Pew Report on Jewish identity is a wake-up call for all of us.
Did I do enough? Reflections of a mother of a college freshman.
Acknowledging the gentiles who keep our synagogues running.
Rejoicing with the Torah because it is an exceptional book that has made us exceptional.
In 1603, imprisoned for secretly practicing Judaism, Sebastian Rodriguez built a sukkah.
Hebrew school is not like taking your shirts to the dry cleaners.
Too many schools are teaching Judaism under a cloak of secularism.
What can we expect when so many Jews are denying their kids a serious Jewish education.
Welcoming interfaith families is not enough. We need to help them transform themselves through Jewish life.
I was about thirteen when I read that my uncle was accused of killing 30,000 Jews.
After centuries of anti-Semitism, Israel’s national soccer team shows the locals what it means to be a mensch.
Finding the courage to make the right decisions.
Can you ever be too Jewish for your grandparents? One young man tests the outer-limits.
One-quarter of American Jews have rejected watered-down Judaism in favor of full-strength Christianity. Why?
When danger is everywhere, listen to the siren of the shofar.
More than five centuries after Portugal's Jews were compelled to convert to Catholicism, the Torah has finally returned to Trancoso.
Nearly seven decades since the end of World War II, Poland is once again turning on its Jews.
The most important lesson I learned from Sholom still sends me shivers, nearly three decades since his passing.